The Legislative Experience
One program unique to Drake Law is the Legislative Practice Certificate Program. The program gives Drake Law students a first-hand look at the legislative process in Iowa. One student not only glimpsed the mechanisms of law-making, but helped shape policy in Iowa.
A Tale of Two Trials
One Drake 3L spent her year interning at the Polk County Attorney's Office, where she worked on numerous criminal trials including a first-degree murder trial and trying (and winning) a felony jury case.
Students spend break at Pro Bono Project
Last week marked the sixth year of the Drake Law New Orleans volunteer trip and partnership with the Pro Bono Project.
Civil Rights Victory in Iowa Supreme Court, NAACP Award Recognizes Professors Walker and Lovell
Drake Law Faculty not only teach and produce scholarship but also engage in public service and public interest work, including the filing of Amicus Curiae (Friend of the Court) Briefs in important cases.
Today Show calls Des Moines “Wealthiest U.S. City”
Among the many accolades given Des Moines, NBC’s Today Show added icing to the cake with the most recent title of “Wealthiest City”. How do they figure? Easy – the people, the low cost of living, and the exceptional opportunities.
IP Attorneys Learn About New Copyright Alert System from Drake 3L
Tim Alberts, a third-year student at Drake Law, was one of only two students to present his work at the fall meeting of the Iowa Intellectual Property Law Association (IIPLA).
Drake 3L Argues in Iowa Court of Appeals
Anthony Garcia, a third-year law student from Chicago, never imagined he’d have the opportunity to argue in front of the Iowa Court of Appeals, but that’s just what happened soon after he started his internship with the Iowa Attorney General’s Office.