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Today’s complex legal issues require not only a deep understanding of legal doctrine, but also the ability to build partnerships and communicate effectively with colleagues, clients, experts and stakeholders.

At the "Writing Law School," our graduates are collegial, hard-working and skilled advocates. They are the future of law.

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Top 10, Consistently Ranked Among the Top 10 Public Law Schools in the United States
7 to 1 Student to Faculty Ratio

Iowa Law is proud to welcome a diverse student body. Learn more about the student experience and the diversity, equity & inclusion initiatives driving positive action.


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Iowa Law named Best Value Law School for 9th consecutive year

The University of Iowa College of Law has been named a “Best Value” law school for the 9th year in a row by the National Jurist's PreLaw Magazine.
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A Q&A with Professor Derek Muller: Breaking down Moore v. Harper and the amicus brief he filed in the case

Professor Derek T. Muller is the Ben V. Willie Professor in Excellence and Professor in Law at the University of Iowa College of Law. As a nationally-recognized election law scholar, Professor Muller recently filed an amicus brief in Moore v. Harper, a case about partisan gerrymandering in North Carolina.
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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.


HLLSA General Body Meetings

Monday, January 30, 2023 12:40pm to 1:40pm
Boyd Law Building
General HLLSA Meeting. 

Themis Bar Review Tabling

Tuesday, January 31, 2023 11:00am to 4:00pm
Boyd Law Building
Please stop by the Themis Bar Review table to learn more about all Themis has to offer when it comes to Bar preparation!

Westlaw Office Hours with Hailey Hillsman

Tuesday, January 31, 2023 12:45pm to 1:45pm
Boyd Law Building
Join Hailey Hillsman from Thomson Reuters and your Iowa Law Westlaw Student Representative, Sean Worley, to discuss how you can best use Westlaw to research effectively, efficiently, and effortlessly. This is open to all law students, and all questions are welcome!

Cultural Showcase

Wednesday, February 1, 2023 11:00am
Boyd Law Building

Everything You Need to Know About Westlaw Precision!

Wednesday, February 1, 2023 12:45pm to 1:45pm
Boyd Law Building
 Join your Westlaw Academic Account Manager, Hailey Hillsman, for a session on the new Westlaw Precision. This session will help you become familiar with the new features of Precision including Precision research, outline builder, new KeyCite citators, and more! This revolutionary update in legal research will not only allow you to become a better law student, but it will also allow you to be the most prepared person this summer in your internship or externship. Food will be provided to those...