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Secretary Vilsack visits Agricultural Law Center
U.S. Secretary Tom Vilsack visited the Drake University Agricultural Law Center on April 22 to meet with Prof. Neil Hamilton, director of the Center, to discuss current projects and to reaffirm the historic relation between USDA and Drake University.

Drake Law School hosts 77th Annual Supreme Court Celebration
During Supreme Court Celebration week at the Drake University Law School, law students had the opportunity to celebrate the Iowa Supreme Court as well as become more familiar with appellate court procedure and arguments through the Supreme Court Competition.

International judicial professionals visit Drake Law
Drake recently hosted a group of international visitors who were selected to participate in the State Department's International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP). This program brings mid-career professionals to the U.S. who have been selected as having contributed or the potential to contribute toward significant progress in their fields.

Professor Shontavia Johnson receives award from International Trademark Association
The International Trademark Association (INTA), the law firm of Ladas & Parry, and the chair of the Ladas Memorial Award project team, Kevin McDevitt (Neal & McDevitt), recently awarded Professor Shontavia Johnson this year’s Ladas Memorial Award in the Professional Category.

Mock trial team advances to nationals
Two Drake Law teams competed successfully at the American Association for Justice (AAJ) Student Trial Advocacy Competition this past weekend in Omaha, with one team advancing to Nationals.