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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.

Peter Yu to discuss science and human rights at Yale Law School
Peter K. Yu, the Kern Family Chair in Intellectual Property Law and director of the Intellectual Property Law Center at Drake University Law School, will join U.N. Special Rapporteur in the Field of Cultural Rights Farida Shaheed and other leading human rights experts in the "Patent Regimes and the Right to Science and Culture" workshop at Yale Law School on Wednesday, Oct. 29.

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.

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.

Drake Law presents public lecture on lethal injection secrecy
Eric Berger, associate professor of law at the Nebraska College of Law, will discuss lethal injection secrecy and the Eighth Amendment due process at a lecture on Monday, Sept. 8 at 4 p.m. in the Drake University Law School, Room 213. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Global separatist movement expert to discuss Scotland's potential separation from the U.K.
Global Practitioner in Residence Derek Wilson will be speaking at the Iowa International Center Dialogue Series, Tuesday, Oct. 7. The title of his talk will be, “Scotland: Going It Alone?”

Drake welcomes global practitioner in residence
As the Drake Law Global Practitioner in Residence, Prof. Wilson will teach a course entitled Separatist Movements. This course will examine the implications of separatist movements using the Scottish referendum as a starting point.

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