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Mental Health Awareness Week and its importance in the legal profession

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week at Iowa Law. As racial injustice and the pandemic continues in addition to the stresses associated with law school, we hope that our law school community can come together and support each other’s mental health and well-being during these hard times.
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Women of the UI law school mourn RBG, reflect on gender identity

Women at the University of Iowa law school, both students and professors, reflect on how their identity as a woman affects their place in the legal world in the wake of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death.
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Iowa Law nearly doubles the number of Hawkeyes in its entering class

When Kevin Washburn arrived as the University of Iowa College of Law’s new dean two years ago, he was surprised by the low number of Iowa undergraduates staying at Iowa for law school. The vow to improve local recruitment efforts resulted in a dramatic increase in 2020.


Thursday, October 29, 2020 11:00am to 2:00pm
Thursday, October 29, 2020 12:00pm to 4:00pm
IBL Center Fall Speaker Series: Ana Santos Rutschman & Ruqaiijah Yearby promotional image
Thursday, October 29, 2020 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Theme:  Examining Institutional Structures, Race, Business, and the Law Ana Santos Rutschman Assistant Professor of Law Center for Health Law Studies Center for International & Comparative Law Saint Louis University School of Law & Ruqaiijah Yearby Professor of Law and Member, Center for Health Law Studies Saint Louis University School of Law Co-Founder and Executive Director, Institute for Healing Justice and Equity Saint Louis University   “The Exclusionary Clockwork:…
Thursday, October 29, 2020 12:45pm to 1:30pm
   Ana Santos Rutschman, Assistant Professor of Law    Center for Health Law Studies    Center for International & Comparative Law    Saint Louis University School of Law        &        Ruqaiijah Yearby, Professor of Law    Member, Center for Health Law Studies    Saint Louis University School of Law    Co-Founder and Executive Director, Institute for Healing Justice and Equity    Saint Louis University         “The Exclusionary Clockwork: Mapping Structural Racism in the…
Thursday, October 29, 2020 12:45pm to 2:00pm
Professor Stephen Ware of the University of Kansas School of Law will join us to discuss the topic: “Defund the Police? A Libertarian View of Cops and Replacing Them.”