Welcome to Iowa Law
Ambition and Civility
Are Not Mutually Exclusive
Foundation for a Career
Specialize in Your Interests
They Call You "Counselor"
Since Fall 2013, Professor Elias and her Advanced Immigration Law and Policy seminar students have worked with many Iowa organizations, ranging from the Iowa Judicial Branch and the Public Defender to Immigrant Allies of Marshalltown and Iowa Justice for our Neighbors, to serve immigrant communities in Iowa. The students' work is now available online for clients, partners, and the general public at the Advanced Immigration Law and Policy Project.
In this article, Professor Onwuachi-Willig and her two co-coauthors argue that the U.S. Supreme Court has missed several opportunities to acknowledge and explicate the ways in which race, racism, and racial privilege operate in society, and thus missed opportunities to advance the anti-subordination approach to equal protection. To read the paper, click here and then press the "download this paper" button.
In this article, Professor Grewal examines the constitutional and practical problems posed by the Tax Court's issuance of non-precedential opinions. To read the paper, click here and then press the "download this paper" button.
The foundation of your career
Building legal skills, learning to think like a lawyer, gaining the tools to practice with integrity.
In your first year, we emphasize essential writing skills, analytical thinking, and a sharpened understanding of the role of legal institutions. You’ll take full advantage of our being one of the few law schools in the nation with a full-time legal writing faculty.
First-year students will have two, small-section courses each semester with the professors in our Legal Analysis, Writing, and Research department. These classes deliver intensive, individualized instruction, with three to six conferences per term devoted to your legal writing projects.
Specialize in your interests
They call you "Counselor"