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Continuing Legal Education (CLE)


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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 guardianship 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 visit here for more information.

Exploring Racism in America Series

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

Hagemeier Presentation Materials

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

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.

Video Link

Steggerda-Corey and Millet Presentation Materials

Live Activity ID: 354045
On Demand Video Activity ID: 354282

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

Video Link

Afrocentric Facial Features Presentation Slides

The Implicit Racial Bias in Sentencing The Next Frontier, Bennett

Looking Criminal and the Presumption of Dangerousness, Bennett and Plaut

Live activity ID: 354044
OnDemand activity ID: 354903

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

Supreme Court Article - Kende

Video Link

Live activity ID: 354043
OnDemand activity ID: 354921

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

Video Link

Presentation Slides 10-23

Live activity ID: 354040
OnDemand activity ID: 354904

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

Video Link

Live activity ID: 354041
OnDemand activity ID: 354905

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

Video Link

Presentation Materials 11-13

Live activity ID: 354038
OnDemand activity ID: 354922

General Practice Review - Webinar Series

November 13 & 20, December 4 & 11 - All available on demand.


General Practice Schedule

Those registered for on demand will receive the video and materials link via email within 24 hours.

Criminal Law Webinar Series
co-sponsored with the Iowa Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

On Demand Webinars

The Past, Present and Future of Iowa Rules of Criminal Procedure

Criminal Procedure Rules Program
OnDemand activity ID: 355714

Criminal Law Case Update & Legislative Update

10-28 Program

OnDemand activity ID: 356168
for 10/21 & 10/28 On demand programs.

Juvenile Case Law Update and Immigration Consequenses of Criminal Activity - 2 hours

OnDemand activity ID: 356559

Decriminalizing Marijuana and Winning Criminal Discovery - 2 hours


OnDemand activity ID: 357901

Mindfulness and Self-Care during Covid and Ethics 2020: Pandemic Practice
Two hours of Ethics!


OnDemand activity ID: 357903

Those registered for on demand will receive the video link via email within 24 hours.

Save the Date:

Real Estate Transactions 2021 - Webinar
April 9
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.









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