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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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Human Rights Program at Iowa Law earns A+ rating second year in a row

Iowa Law has established its human rights program as a standout in a competitive and changing world, and this year Iowa Law continues its A+ rating for Human Rights Law from PreLaw Magazine, a National Jurist Publication.
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Early life experiences led to public interest advocacy for alum Karla Olivas

For alum Karla Olivas, her true desire to work as an immigration advocate sparked in 2018 when the Department of Justice and Homeland Security were required to reverse their family separation policy.
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Iowa Law students are fighting for U.S. veterans in court

Since 2018, law students who have successfully completed Professor Amy Kretkowski’s fall course in Veterans Benefits Law have had the chance to join Kretkowski in an appellate advocacy independent study program during the spring semester.


Public Health Law

Monday, November 29, 2021 3:45pm to 5:10pm
Boyd Law Building
Join us in room 295.

Blood Drive

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 11:00am to 3:00pm
Boyd Law Building
The University of Iowa DeGowin Blood Center is looking for life-saving donors to come donate at the College of Law Blood Drive on Tuesday, November 30th from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the 4th Floor Student Lounge. To sign up for an appointment visit
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Let's Talk, Hawk! (open to College of Law students)

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Let's Talk, Hawks! is a drop-in consultation service offered by the University Counseling Service (UCS) typically at various campus locations, but is now virtually during the Fall 2021 semester.  It provides you with an opportunity to have an informal, confidential, anonymous conversation with a UCS therapist.  You can share your mental health concerns, work on problem solving together, learn about useful campus and community resources, or ask questions about counseling and UCS. Let’s Talk,…

BLSA Study Tables

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Boyd Law Building
   Join the Black Law Students Association for study tables. Come catch up or get ahead on readings. Room 165D.

Christian Legal Society Weekly Meeting

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 12:45pm to 1:45pm
Boyd Law Building
Please join the Christian Legal Society for their weekly organization meetings in Room 275. Every Wednesday from 12:45p - 1:45p.