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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.

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

The Equal Justice Foundation Auction

Monday, October 3 9:00am to Friday, October 14, 2022 2:00pm
The annual Equal Justice Foundation Auction is back! On Friday, Oct. 14 at the Heights Rooftop doors will open at 7 p.m. The event will include a live auction, as well as a silent auction. Ticket sales will begin on Oct. 1 and continue until 2 p.m. on Oct. 14 (no tickets can be purchased at the door). Tickets can be purchased from the auction team during tabling hours with cash or through an online link with a credit card. This is a school-wide event meant to celebrate the accomplishments of...

University of Georgia Law Fair

Monday, October 3, 2022 10:00am to 2:00pm
Meet with admissions representatives at an event for prospective law students.

CLP Office Hours

Monday, October 3, 2022 11:30am to 2:00pm
Boyd Law Building
Citizen Lawyer Program research assistants will be available in the BLB lobby on Mondays between 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. during the fall semester.

University of Minnesota MAPLA Caravan

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

Picnic With Your FGL Mentor

Monday, October 3, 2022 12:45pm to 1:45pm
Boyd Law Building
Join First-Generation Lawyers in the courtyard outside Boyd for a fun fall picnic! Meet and connect with your mentor, bring your lunch, and we'll provide dessert. Cookies provided for FGL mentorship program participants.