Agricultural Law Center


The Drake Agricultural Law Center is an internationally-recognized program centered on the study of food and agricultural law.

Founded in 1983, the Agricultural Law Center provides opportunities for students to explore how the legal system impacts the food system and the agricultural sector's ability to produce, market, and use agricultural products.

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Faculty and Staff

Neil Hamilton, Director of the Agricultural Law Center; Dwight D. Opperman Chair of Law, Professor of Law
515-271-2065 neil.hamilton@drake.edu
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Matthew Russell, Resilient Agriculture Coordinator
515-271-4956 matthew.russell@drake.edu
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Jennifer Zwagerman, Associate Director of the Agricultural Law Center
515-271-4119 jennifer.zwagerman@drake.edu
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Law School News
September 1, 2017
Drake Law School is hosting 29 Chinese law students from the Southwest University of Political Science & Law (SWUPL) as part of the Law School’s second annual Introduction to the American Legal System and American Law Program.
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