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Iowa Law alumni create nonprofit to educate youth on Fourth Amendment rights

In response to the killing of Michael Brown and the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri in 2014, law students Crystal Pound and Alex Lodge created a Street Law course at Iowa Law. They set out to educate youths about what is permitted from both sides of an interaction with law enforcement, with the hopes it could lead to future de-escalation of similar scenarios in local communities.
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Iowa Law students address the pandemic's impact on the workplace

This semester, law students have been doing cutting-edge research into how the pandemic is impacting work laws, as it re-arranges workplaces, requires business closures, transforms the ways we get goods, decimates the service sector, and sickens millions of workers. 
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Patent Warrior: Jason Rantanen's projects seek to help patents serve people

Jason Rantanen, a professor at the UI College of Law, spent his Fall 2020 Obermann Fellow-in-Residency collecting and analyzing data about such cases. Rantanen, whose research area is intellectual property, specifically patent law, wants to help ensure that such cases are being decided objectively.

Events

Student Bidding for OCI

Tuesday, July 6, 2021 (all day)
Student bidding for OCI will go from July 6 to 12.

Student accept/decline period for preselects

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 (all day)
This event goes from July 21 to 26.
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Managing the Market: Curriculum Vitae

Monday, July 26, 2021 1:00pm to 3:30pm
Virtual
Let Grad Success help you get ready for academic jobs season. This week-long series will features webinars and workshops on common components of academic jobs packages. This session will focus on CVs with an informational webinar from 1:00-1:45 PM and then a workshop on that same document from 2:30-3:30 PM.  Register for the Managing the Market - Academic Jobs Series

OCI Lottery

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 (all day)
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Managing the Market: Cover Letter

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 1:00pm to 3:30pm
Virtual
Let Grad Success help you get ready for academic jobs season. This week-long series will features webinars and workshops on common components of academic jobs packages. This session will focus on cover letters with an informational webinar from 1:00-1:45 PM and then a workshop on that same document from 2:30-3:30 PM.  Register for the Managing the Market - Academic Jobs Series