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Continuing Legal Education (CLE)


Drake Law School offers numerous Continuing Legal Education (CLE) programs throughout the year.

Drake Law School's CLE programs cover many areas of law and are designed to meet attorneys' educational and professional needs.

For questions regarding CLE programming, contact CLE Coordinator Amy Cutler at or 515-271-3361. The Constitutional Law Center also has CLE programming; visit the center's events webpage for more information.

Drake Law School has also partnered with the National Health Law and Policy Resource Center Institute in Guardianship and Conservatorship at the University of Iowa's College of Law on adult and minor guradianship CLEs. The Institute has put materials and resources regarding House File 591 and House File 610, including the Supreme Court forms on their website. Please vist here for more information.

Other CLE and volunteer oppertunities are available on Drake Law's Cady Day of Service, in honor of Chief Justice Mark Cady.


Exploring Racism in America

A series of lectures presented by Drake Law faculty and alumni which examine whether certain policies and practices perpetuate racial inequities in American society.


Brochure with Descriptions

Unbiased Policing and Anti Racial Profiling Legislation 
Russell Lovell and David Walker
Friday September 4, 1:00 p.m.

Live Activity ID: 354042
On Demand Video Activity ID: 354280

Video Link

Racial Profiling Presentation Materials

Over-Representation of Minority Children in the Child Welfare System
Jami Hagemeier
Friday, September 11, 1:00 p.m.

Video Link


Live Activity ID: 354039
On Demand Video Activity ID:354281

Upcoming Events:


The #METOO Movement and Black Feminism: How the Mainstream White Feminist Movement Failed Black Women and Where We Go From Here
Julia Steggerda-Corey and Victoria Millet
Friday, September 25, 1:00 p.m.

Why Afrocentric Facial Feature Bias is a Pernicious Form of Racism
Mark W. Bennett
Friday, October 9, 1:00 p.m.

The U.S. Supreme Court and Systemic Racism
Mark Kende
Friday, October 16, 1:00 p.m.

Fair Cross-Section Jury Trial Reform
Russell Lovell and David Walker
Friday, October 23, 1:00 p.m.

Environmental Justice
Jerry Anderson
Friday, November 6, 1:00 p.m.

Institutional Racism and the Food We Eat
Jennie Zwagerman
Friday, November 13, 1:00 p.m.


Family Law Fall Webinar Series
co-sponsored with the Iowa State Bar Association

Child Focused Innovations in Family Law
Tuesday, September 29, 12:00 p.m.


Silver Linings: New Opportunities for Online Mediation
Monday, November 16, 12:00 p.m.


Well-being and Substance Issues During COVID-19
Monday, December 14, 12:00 p.m.



Save the Date:

General Practice Review  - Webinar

November 13 & 20, December 4 & 11
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


Real Estate Transactions 2021
April 9

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.









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