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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.
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Celebrating the 2022 Law Alumni Awards recipients

Iowa Law launched the alumni awards program to recognize alumni who have made significant achievements in their careers and in their service to the College of Law. This year's recipients are...

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Maya Steinitz's publishes oped entitled "To heal a nation"

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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.”


Tuesday Talk-About-It

Tuesday, November 29, 2022 12:30pm to 1:15pm
Boyd Law Building
Exam Attack: Checklists and Flow-charts, Oh My! We'll discuss how to take your shiny outline and make it usable for you for exam day. To reserve a lunch, you must RSVP by noon on the Friday prior to each Tuesday at

The World Bank Legal Internship Program

Tuesday, November 29, 2022 12:30pm to 1:50pm
Boyd Law Building
An introduction to the World Bank Legal Internship Program.

ISBA Weekly Meeting

Tuesday, November 29, 2022 12:45pm to 1:30pm
Boyd Law Building
Iowa Student Bar Association Weekly Meeting

OutLaws Weekly Social

Wednesday, November 30, 2022 12:45pm to 1:45pm
Boyd Law Building
Come hang out, socialize, and study with the OutLaws! A casual weekly lunch hour meeting for group members to socialize and get help on anything they may need.

Last Day of Fall 2022 Classes

Thursday, December 1, 2022 (all day)
Boyd Law Building