Kim Stamatelos named Drake Law’s 2015 Alumna of the Year
Drake Law is pleased to announce that this year’s 2015 Alumna of the Year Award will go to Kimberly Stamatelos, a 1981 graduate. She will be honored at the Supreme Court Banquet and 150th Anniversary Kickoff on Saturday, March 28.
Constitutional Law Symposium to explore government surveillance and personal privacy
The last few years have brought startling revelations regarding the National Security Agency's data collection activities. The world now knows, largely due to the unauthorized release of confidential documents by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, that the U.S. government has engaged in the bulk collection of information about all telephone calls made to or from the U.S. The NSA has intruded on individual privacy in other ways as well; they may have even listened in on the personal cell phone conversations of German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Two Drake Law ABA appellate advocacy teams advance to nationals
Drake Law will have strong representation at the American Bar Association (ABA) National Appellate Advocacy Competition in Chicago in early April. Two Drake teams performed well through the competition to win the regional round and advance to nationals. Both Drake teams went undefeated through the entire competition.
Drake Law announces part-time/evening J.D. and M.J. programs
Drake Law School will offer evening courses for the Juris Doctor (J.D.) and Master of Jurisprudence (M.J.) programs, beginning in the Fall 2015 semester.