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Moot Court team advances to nationals
Drake Law sent two National Moot Court teams to compete in the regional rounds of the 65th National Moot Court Competition this past weekend, with one team walking away as regional champions, advancing to the national competition in New York.

Celebrating 20 Years: Drake University and the University of Nantes
It may be hard to believe, but Drake's relationship with the University of Nantes has been in existence for 20 years. To celebrate, guests are invited to "Celebrating 20 Years: Drake University and the University of Nantes," a reception Thursday, Nov. 20 from 4-6 p.m. in Kern Commons.

Judge Belcher featured speaker for Public Service Day
The Honorable Romonda Belcher, LW’95, is the featured speaker for Public Service Day at Drake Law School. Judge Belcher is an Iowa District Court Associate Judge and the first female African American judge appointed in Iowa.

Student group wins national award
The Drake Law Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (APALSA) won the Affiliate of the Year Award from the National Asian Pacific American Law Student Association (NAPALSA) at their annual convention last week in Phoenix.

Farmer-Veteran Coalition National Stakeholders Conference
In response to years of growing interest by military veterans, the Farmer Veteran Coalition and the Drake University Agricultural Law Center are convening the first ever National Stakeholders Conference, November 14-15, in Des Moines, Iowa.

Professors Schor and Kende present “Beyond the U.S.: Constitutionalism in Other Countries”
As part of International Law Week, Professor Mark Kende and Professor Miguel Schor gave a talk to second-year (2L) law students. The talk, entitled “Beyond the U.S.: Constitutionalism in Other Countries,” discussed different approaches to constitutionalism, judicial review, unwritten constitutions, separation of powers, and socio-economic rights.

First-year students participate in C. Edwin Moore Competition
Students at Drake Law School argued before the Iowa Court of Appeals judges this week as part of the C. Edwin Moore Competition put on by the Drake Moot Court Board.

Roxanne Conlin, LW’66, speaker for Iowa Constitution Lecture Series
Roxanne Conlin, LW’66, will be the featured speaker at the Judge James Grant Iowa Constitution Lecture Series at Drake Law School on Thursday, Oct. 23.

Drake 3L appears on NBC’s Meet the Press
Third-year law student Andy Duffelmeyer appeared on NBC’s Meet the Press Sunday, Sept. 14. A portion of the show was dedicated to a roundtable discussion about national politics.