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Iowa Law introduces impressive new class of faculty

Iowa Law welcomed eight new faculty for Fall 2020: three full-time faculty, two Legal Analysis, Writing and Research faculty, a new law library director, and two faculty beginning multi-year visits. We are excited to have this impressive group join us at the Boyd Law Building.
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Iowa Law hires diversity officer to advance DEI initiatives

The University of Iowa College of Law recently announced the hiring of Neda Barrett as its first Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Global Engagement.
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Iowa Law Antiracism Committee Works Toward a Bold Plan for Action

“Following the death of George Floyd and amongst the extensive historical backdrop of police brutality among communities of color, we understood that it was time to do more and address racism in the College of Law,” said Committee member Meddie Demmings IV, “The College of Law recognized this, too, and gave us the green light to meet, talk, and submit this report.” 

Events

Carrel Clean-Out, May 15th – May 16th: Please remove items from your permanent, spring, or exam assigned carrels by Sunday, May 16th at 8pm.

Saturday, May 15 8:00am to Sunday, May 16, 2021 8:00pm
  Any items that are not cleared out of carrels by students will be removed by staff and placed in boxes or plastic bags with the student’s name and carrel assignment in a locked area. These items will be kept for one semester in the Law Library (in this case, until January 2022). Items will be sent to Lost and Found after that time has lapsed. Please note that items collected from March 2020 to May 16, 2021 will be retained in the Law Library until January 2022.  

Intersession Classes

Monday, May 17, 2021 (all day)
Dates determined by course.

Intersession Classes

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 (all day)
Dates determined by course.

Intersession Classes

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 (all day)
Dates determined by course.
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Renewing a Human Rights Agenda: Immigration Policy & Migrant Justice

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Virtual
The Renewing a Human Rights Agenda webinar series explores the opportunities and challenges the nation and the new administration face regarding issues with human rights implications both in the United States and abroad. In this webinar, speakers will explore the challenges with the current immigration policy and the path forward for migrant justice. Speakers include Jessica Bolter of Migrant Policy Institute, Erica Johnson of Iowa Migrant Movement for Justice and Lina-Maria Murillo of the…