Robert Rigg Profile

Professor of Law

515-271-3928
robert.rigg@drake.edu

Areas of Expertise

Clinical Education, Criminal Law, Forensic Sciences, Ethics

Education

JD – Drake University Law School
BA – Drake University

Professional Experience

Polk County Public Defender's Office
Co-director of Volunteers in Probation

Selected Publications

  • Iowa Practice Series, Vol. 4: Criminal Law (2015-2016 ed., Thomson West, 2015).
  • The Postville Raid, a Postmortem, 12 Rutgers Journal of Race and Law 271 (2011).
  • The Not-So-Risky Business of High-End Escorts and the Internet in the 21st Century, 17 Richmond Journal of Law & Technology 1 (2010).
  • Teaching Gideon-The Development and Challenges of a Criminal Defense Program, 7 Thomas M. Cooley Journal of Practical & Clinical Law 111 (2004).
  • The Constitution, Compensation and Competence: A Case Study, 27 American Journal of Criminal Law 1 (1999).

Significant Accomplishments

  • Founding member and president of the Iowa Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member of the Iowa Supreme Court Advisory Committee on the Iowa Rules of Evidence
  • Member of the Iowa Supreme Court Advisory Committee for the Rules of Criminal Procedure
  • Member of the Iowa Supreme Court Attorney Disciplinary Board
  • Quoted in NPR, Los Angeles Times, Associated Press, Newsday, USA Today, and The Des Moines Register
Law School Events
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Law School News
May 2, 2018
Jacqueline Garcia is celebrating two milestones this month: She’ll receive her bachelor’s degree from Iowa State University and wrap up her first year of law school at Drake University.
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