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Drake Law School provides a different kind of legal education. With an excellent foundation in legal theory, our students roll up their sleeves and put theory into action.

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Spotlight on...

2L Eric Lee II Selected for Baker McKenzie’s NBLSA Tax Mentor Program

Drake 2L student Eric Wendel Lee II is spending the spring semester as one of 30 mentees in Baker McKenzie’s 2024 National Black Law Student Association (NBLSA) Tax Mentor Program. This competitive program is designed to educate interested NBLSA members about careers in tax law.

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Drake Law Faculty Attend 2024 AALS Meeting

Several Drake Law faculty members attended this year’s Association of American Law Schools (AALS) annual meeting in Washington, D.C. Many presented on topics within their specialties and were appointed to leadership positions.

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Children’s Rights Clinic Case Goes to the Iowa Supreme Court

A Children’s Rights Center (CRC) case involving the recovery of expert witness fees is under review by the Iowa Supreme Court. Third-year students Payton Kitterman and Taylor Thomas's work will have a significant impact on how these issues are handled in the future.

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