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92% Nationwide Bar Passage Rate among First Time Takers

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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MLK BHM Speaker Series 2021

Celebrating MLK Jr. and Black History Month

Iowa Law is proud to welcome an incredible line-up of speakers in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Black History Month.
Stella Elias in the Classroom

New course offering examines law through literature

English Law and Literature explores the relationships between English law and English literature at the historical, practical, imaginative, and theoretical levels, encouraging students to consider the depiction of law and jurisprudential questions in works of literature.
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From Partner for a Day to making partner at the firm

The Partner for a Day program helps law students connect with practicing attorneys in the field. Eric Fischer (16JD) participated in the Partner for a Day program during his 1L year at Iowa Law. He was hired by his "partner" firm and effective January 1, 2022 he will assume shareholder status at that same firm.


Lawyers & Leader: The Role of the Prosecutor

Wednesday, January 26, 2022 12:40pm to 1:40pm
Join Assistant Linn County Attorney Jennifer Erger, Assistant Johnson County Attorney Haley Huddleston, and Scott County Prosecuting Intern Marc Wyers for a discussion of the role of the prosecutor in the criminal system and a look at Iowa's Prosecuting Internship Program.  Iowa Law students can join the event via the Zoom link using their UI credentials.  Be sure to sign in for L&L credit using this online form. Attendance at one L&L event is one requirement for membership in the Pro Bono...

Tuskegee Virtual Law Fair

Wednesday, January 26, 2022 4:00pm to 7:30pm
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Deadline for Pro Bono Project Applications

Wednesday, January 26, 2022 11:59pm
The Citizen Lawyer Program is accepting applications for Spring 2022 Pro Bono Projects. Interested students should review project descriptions and application information available in Symplicity and on the CLP website (  Applications must be submitted via Symplicity by 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, January 26, 2022.  

Auburn University Law School Fair

Thursday, January 27, 2022 12:00pm to 4:00pm

ISBA Exec Board Meeting

Thursday, January 27, 2022 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Boyd Law Building
 ISBA Executive Board Meeting. Open to all students.