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Today’s complex legal issues require not only a deep understanding of legal doctrine, but also the ability to build partnerships and communicate effectively with colleagues, clients, experts and stakeholders.

At the "Writing Law School," our graduates are collegial, hard-working and skilled advocates. They are the future of law.

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Top 10, Consistently Ranked Among the Top 10 Public Law Schools in the United States
7 to 1 Student to Faculty Ratio

Iowa Law is proud to welcome a diverse student body. Learn more about the student experience and the diversity, equity & inclusion initiatives driving positive action.


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Iowa Law named Best Value Law School for 9th consecutive year

The University of Iowa College of Law has been named a “Best Value” law school for the 9th year in a row by the National Jurist's PreLaw Magazine.
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A Q&A with Professor Derek Muller: Breaking down Moore v. Harper and the amicus brief he filed in the case

Professor Derek T. Muller is the Ben V. Willie Professor in Excellence and Professor in Law at the University of Iowa College of Law. As a nationally-recognized election law scholar, Professor Muller recently filed an amicus brief in Moore v. Harper, a case about partisan gerrymandering in North Carolina.
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Iowa Law launches three new legal writing courses

The College of Law has a longstanding tradition of producing excellent legal writers, and Dean Kevin Washburn has made it a priority to continue to invest in and expand on programing that supports the development of this pivotal skill for our graduates.


Tuskegee University Law School Fair

Thursday, January 26, 2023 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Meet with admissions representatives at an event for prospective law students.
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11th Annual Intensive Fulbright Program Workshop

Friday, January 27, 2023 9:30am to 11:30am
Join International Programs for the eleventh annual intensive Fulbright U.S. Student Program workshop on Friday, Jan. 27, 2023, from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. CST via Zoom.

Lunar New Year Celebration

Friday, January 27, 2023 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Boyd Law Building
Happy new semester from ILSA! Did you know the beginning of the semester coincides with Lunar New Year, which is celebrated in several countries? Lunar New Year is an important family reunion occasion and food is a crucial part of the Lunar New Year Celebration. Members of the family sit around a big table to have a New Year’s Eve dinner. In China, this is known as Nian Ye Fan. Come join us to celebrate the Lunar New Year and enjoy authentic Chinese food! Please RSVP to

OCI Mini-Bootcamp

Friday, January 27, 2023 12:45pm to 1:45pm
Boyd Law Building
Hear interviewing advice, do’s, and don’ts from practicing attorneys during our “Acing the Interview” panel and have a chance to do a mock interview with a practicing attorney.

HLLSA General Body Meetings

Monday, January 30, 2023 12:40pm to 1:40pm
Boyd Law Building
General HLLSA Meeting.