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Supreme Court Celebration

Justice Waterman photo at dinner

Join us for a celebration of Drake Law School's long-standing relationship with the Iowa Supreme Court.

Drake Law School's annual Supreme Court Celebration celebrates the history of academic excellence, leadership, and service at Drake Law and honors the Law School's relationship with the Iowa Supreme Court. This year's events included some hybrid and some virtual events. 

2021 Schedule of Events

Tuesday, April 6

  • Moot Court Awards Ceremony

Wednesday, April 7

  • Free Alumni CLE webinar program - "The Case for Including Convicted Felons in Our Jury System"

Thursday, April 8

  • Student breakout meetings with the Justices of the Iowa Supreme Court
  • Supreme Court Oral Arguments
  • Supreme Court Celebration Student Awards Recognition and Celebration 
  • Final Round of the Supreme Court Competition
    5:45 p.m.
  • Drake Journal of Agricultural Law Awards Ceremony 

Friday, April 9

  • Drake Law Review Awards Ceremony

Thursday, April 15

2021 Awards and Recognition

Alumni of the Year
Joe P. Crookham, LW'68
Jeff Goodman, LW'85

Recent Alumnus of the Year
Adam Gregg, LW’09

Distinguished Public Service Award
Janet Phipps Burkhead, LW'05

Learn more about the alumni award winners.

See lists of other award recipients:


View photos from the 81st annual Supreme Court Celebration:

See also a list of past Supreme Court Celebration programs.

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