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Iowa Law is proud to welcome our most diverse class in recent history. Learn more about the student experience and diversity initiatives driving positive action. 

 

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Iowa Law named Top 25 Most Innovative Law School

The magazine acknowledged Iowa’s well-known reputation of being the “Writing Law School” and explained how the first-year writing courses are structured to deepen students’ understanding of law and develop the tools needed to be an effective legal communicator.
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Iowa Law’s incoming class continues tradition of excellence

This fall, Iowa Law welcomed the Class of 2025—going head-to-head with last year’s class as the most academically qualified first-year students in school history. The class of 2024 had higher scores on the LSAT and GPA than any other entering class in the history of Iowa Law with a median LSAT score of 163 and a median undergraduate GPA of 3.69. This year’s class of 2025 is strikingly similar, sharing a median LSAT score of 163 and a median undergraduate GPA of 3.66.
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Iowa Law welcomes a new class of faculty

Iowa Law welcomes new professors Diane Lourdes Dick, Alicia Solow-Niederman, and Andrew Jordan to the Boyd Law building this fall.

In the News

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Iowa Law professor receives R01 grant from the National Human Genome Research Institute at NIH

Anya Prince, professor of law at the University of Iowa, along with a multidisciplinary team of researchers from across the country, was recently awarded a R01 grant from the National Human Genome Research Institute at NIH titled, “Beyond the Medical: The ELSI of Polygenic Scores for Social Traits.”
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Events

University of Illinois MAPLA Caravan

Wednesday, September 28, 2022 11:00am to 3:00pm
Meet with admissions representatives at an event for prospective law students.

Barbri Bar Prep

Wednesday, September 28 11:00am to Thursday, September 29, 2022 2:30pm
Boyd Law Building
BARBRI Bar Prep Tabeling

University of Virginia Graduate & Professional School Fair

Wednesday, September 28, 2022 12:00pm to 3:00pm
Meet with admissions representatives at an event for prospective law students.

IPLS Alumni Talks: Judge Kate Chilton

Wednesday, September 28, 2022 12:45pm to 1:45pm
Boyd Law Building
IPLS is delighted to welcome Judge Kate Chilton to speak about her experience as an in-house attorney for Warner Bros. and Netflix, and her current role as a judge of the Superior Court of Los Angeles County! Join us in Room 245 on Sept. 28 at 12:45 p.m. 

Christian Legal Society Weekly Meeting

Wednesday, September 28, 2022 12:45pm to 1:45pm
Boyd Law Building
Christian Legal Society Weekly Meeting