Middleton Center for Children’s Rights Supports Right to Counsel for Abused and Neglected Children
The Joan and Lyle Middleton Center for Children's Right suppors the amicus brief filed by Baker and McKenzie on behalf of several children's rights centers across the country.
Experts speak on Mandela's influence
The Drake University Legal Clinic hosted an event in collaboration with the Des Moines chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) to recognize the extraordinary life of Nelson Mandela in celebration of Black History Month.
Professor Yu to discuss Obama's trade policy at Yale Law School
Drake Law to host Prospective Student Open House
Prospective students are invited to come to campus Friday, Jan. 31, for an open house. The visit will give students the opportunity to observe a law school class, take a tour of Drake, get questions answered regarding admission and financial aid, as well as talk to current Drake Law students.
Ten honorees have Drake ties in Business Record’s “Forty under 40” list
Nine Drake alumni and one current graduate student landed spots on the Des Moines Business Record “Forty under 40” list. The group is made up of 40 local business leaders under the age of 40 who have demonstrated impressive career achievements and unparalleled community involvement.
Drake's promotion of rural jobs highlighted in National Jurist Magazine
The rising need for rural lawyers is making headlines. The National Jurist, the magazine for law students, recently featured an article emphasizing that need titled, “Wanted: Rural Lawyers”. Drake Law School Dean Allan Vestal was quoted regarding what Drake is doing to encourage the pursuit of practice in rural areas of Iowa.
Professor Peter Yu publishes piece on parodies in Hong Kong’s copyright law
Professor Peter Yu, Kern Family Chair in Intellectual Property Law at Drake University Law School, recently wrote an article for the South China Morning Post titled, “Many routes to allowing parodies within Hong Kong’s copyright law.”
Drake Law graduates featured in “14 to watch in 2014”
The Des Moines Register began the year by featuring 14 people in Central Iowa to watch in 2014. Among them, two Drake Law graduates: Larry James, LW’01, and Romonda Belcher, LW’95.