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March 10, 2020
Drake University Law School welcomes Nick Roby to the Drake Legal Clinic as the new director of the Entrepreneurial and Transactional Clinic. Roby has practiced in Iowa for more than 30 years.
February 28, 2020
Drake University Law School welcomes Judge Arthur E. Gamble as the new Judge in Residence. The Judge in Residence Program at Drake Law School is an opportunity for Iowa jurists to serve as a resource to students, faculty, and staff.
February 20, 2020
John Gilbertson, a third-year student at Drake University Law School, was recognized onstage during GRAMMY Week 2020 at the 22nd Annual Entertainment Law Initiative Event and Scholarship Presentation, hosted by the Recording Academy. His paper, titled Play It Again Sam: The Free-Market Case for Government Intervention in the Music Streaming Sector, received runner-up in the Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition, winning him a trip to Los Angeles and a $2,500 scholarship.
February 17, 2020
Drake Law School, represented by the team of Lauren Calef (3L), Rachel Soderstrum (3L), and Logan Brundage (2L), tied for third in the nation and finished in the ‘Final Four’ of the 70th Annual National Moot Court Competition hosted at the New York City Bar in New York City.
February 13, 2020
Attorneys, including litigators, typically wait years until their first appellate argument. Ben Kenkel, who graduated from Drake Law School in December, has done not one—but two—already. The recent graduate spent his last semester as an intern with the Attorney General’s Office of Criminal Appeals managing appellate cases and developing skills in case research, strategy, and oral advocacy.
January 27, 2020
Drake University Law School is the ninth law school in the country to host the traveling exhibit, 100 Years After the 19th Amendment: Their Legacy, and Our Future." The American Bar Association Standing Committee on the Law Library of Congress unveiled the six-banner exhibit celebrating the ratification of the 19th Amendment last fall. The public is invited to view the exhibit in the Law Library during open hours through Friday, January 31, 2020.
December 5, 2019
Drake University Law School will advance to the 70th Annual National Moot Court Competition in New York City this February after an outstanding performance in the regional competition.

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