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USNWR 2022 Rank #29
Top 10, Consistently Ranked Among the Top 10 Public Law Schools in the United States
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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Iowa Law faculty named to endowed positions

Seven faculty at the University of Iowa College of Law have been named to endowed positions. "Endowed faculty positions advance the College of Law and its faculty in transformative ways,” said Dean Kevin Washburn.
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Iowa Law welcomes a new class of faculty

This fall Iowa Law is proud to welcome four new faculty to the Boyd Law Building. Collectively, their work focuses on some of today’s most pressing issues including environmental law, criminal justice, education policy, and social change.
Scott and Whitney Selix

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3L Job Search Basics

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 9:00am to 10:00am
Boyd Law Building
Now is a great time to focus on employment and we are here to help. We will discuss developing and using your professional network, creating appealing application materials, accessing on-line resources, and making your own luck.  We will also cover fellowship programs and other alternative career opportunities. Meet in room 275 of the BLB. 

Iowa State People to People Career Fair

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 12:00pm to 5:00pm
In-Person Fair: Sept. 22, 2021 at the Scheman Building from 12-5pm.

University of Virginia Graduate and Professional School Fair

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 12:00pm to 3:00pm
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Iowa in the World Community: The Right to Housing

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 12:00pm to 1:00pm
The fall 2021 series Iowa in the World Community seeks to expand the campus and broader public understanding about international human rights standards related to pressing challenges we face in the United States, the State of Iowa, at the university, and/or within our local community. The international human rights system recognizes adequate housing as a fundamental human right. This panel will examine the fulfillment of this right in our state and explore barriers to housing access and…

Law Library Tours for 2Ls and 3Ls

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 1:00pm to 1:45pm
Boyd Law Building
 Law Library Tours for 2Ls and 3Ls    Come (re)acquaint yourself with the Law Library’s resources and services.    Library tours take place from 1:00 -1:45 p.m. on     Friday September 10th     Thursday September 16th     Wednesday September 22nd     Tuesday September 28th    Meet up in the Law Library’s reading area where the red couches are located.