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Evidence for Residence

Evidence for Residence

In September, Judge Joel Novak accepted active judge senior status after 32 years on the bench serving Polk County’s Fifth Judicial District. Three months later, he moved into his new office in Drake Law School’s Neal and Bea Smith Legal Clinic.

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Agritourism and the law

Agritourism and the law

An article on agritourism written by Beth Dooley, LW’11, has been selected for inclusion in the 2011 edition of the Entertainment, Publishing and the Arts Handbook.

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Drake Law Hosts National Mock Trial Finals

Drake Law Hosts National Mock Trial Finals

Students and alumni benefit from tradition of partnership between the American Mock Trial Association and Drake Law.

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Giving back

Giving back

In the last year alone, Sharon Malheiro received the Des Moines Business Record’s Women of Influence Award and the Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute Distinguished Civic Leadership Award. She was listed in The Best Lawyers in America for labor and employment law. But for Malheiro, JO’78, LW’89, those things matter less than the effect she has had on the lives of others.

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Drake Law hosts Supreme Court Celebration; symposium on “Debating the Living Constitution”

Drake Law hosts Supreme Court Celebration; symposium on “Debating the Living Constitution”

The symposium topic this year was whether the Constitution should be interpreted as a living document or whether it should be strictly interpreted as it was originally written. William Robinson III, president elect of the American Bar Association presented the keynote lecture at the Supreme Court Celebration.

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Two new Iowa Supreme Court justices have Drake ties

Two new Iowa Supreme Court justices have Drake ties

Alumnus Bruce Zager and Adjunct Professor of Law Edward Mansfield were named to the state’s highest court, strengthening the long-standing relationship between Drake Law School and the Iowa Supreme Court.

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