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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 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.

Onwuachi-Willig to speak on “Racial Discrimination and the 60th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education” for Constitution Day
Angela Onwuachi-Willig will serve as the 2014 Constitution Day Speaker at Drake. The title will be, “Re-Articulating the Harm of Discrimination: An Examination of Brown v. Board of Education at 60.”

Drake Law recognized as Best Value Private Law School once again
Drake Law was again chosen as a Best Value Private Law School by preLaw Magazine, a National Jurist publication.

Peter Yu ranked #2 scholar for intellectual property law
Professor Peter Yu was recently ranked as the #2 Experienced Intellectual Property Scholar by Written Description, a patent and IP blog reviewing recent scholarship on patent law, IP theory, and innovation.

Professor Melissa Weresh concludes time as president of Legal Writing Institute
This month marks the end of Professor Melissa Weresh’s two-year term as president of the Legal Writing Institute (LWI). LWI is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving legal writing by providing a forum for discussion and scholarship about legal writing, analysis, and research. Weresh will move to the role of immediate past-president through 2016, after serving as president-elect from 2010-2012 and president from 2012-2014. During her final, two-year term, she will remain on the executive committee of the LWI board of directors.

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