Iowa Law Events

The Equal Justice Foundation Auction

Monday, October 3 9:00am to Friday, October 14, 2022 2:00pm
The annual Equal Justice Foundation Auction is back! On Friday, Oct. 14 at the Heights Rooftop doors will open at 7 p.m. The event will include a live auction, as well as a silent auction. Ticket sales will begin on Oct. 1 and continue until 2 p.m. on Oct. 14 (no tickets can be purchased at the door). Tickets can be purchased from the auction team during tabling hours with cash or through an online link with a credit card. This is a school-wide event meant to celebrate the accomplishments of...

University of Georgia Law Fair

Monday, October 3, 2022 10:00am to 2:00pm
Meet with admissions representatives at an event for prospective law students.

CLP Office Hours

Monday, October 3, 2022 11:30am to 2:00pm
Boyd Law Building
Citizen Lawyer Program research assistants will be available in the BLB lobby on Mondays between 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. during the fall semester.

University of Minnesota MAPLA Caravan

Monday, October 3, 2022 12:00pm to 3:00pm
Meet with admissions representatives at an event for prospective law students.

Picnic With Your FGL Mentor

Monday, October 3, 2022 12:45pm to 1:45pm
Boyd Law Building
Join First-Generation Lawyers in the courtyard outside Boyd for a fun fall picnic! Meet and connect with your mentor, bring your lunch, and we'll provide dessert. Cookies provided for FGL mentorship program participants.

A Discussion with Judge Readler and Former Attorney General Whitaker

Monday, October 3, 2022 12:45pm to 1:45pm
Boyd Law Building
Join the Iowa Federalist Society for a conversation with U.S. Sixth Circuit Judge Chad Readler and former U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker. Lunch will be provided.

Yom Kippur

Tuesday, October 4, 2022 (all day)

University of Wisconsin MAPLA Caravan

Tuesday, October 4, 2022 11:00am to 3:00pm
Meet with admissions representatives at an event for prospective law students.

Tuesday Talk-About-It

Tuesday, October 4, 2022 12:30pm to 1:15pm
Boyd Law Building
Practice makes Perfect: Using Practice problems to test your understanding To reserve a lunch, you must RSVP by noon on the Friday prior to each Tuesday at https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cAZTCzxvvHrmyZ8

ISBA Weekly Meeting

Tuesday, October 4, 2022 12:45pm to 1:30pm
Boyd Law Building
Iowa Student Bar Association Weekly Meeting

Yom Kippur

Wednesday, October 5, 2022 (all day)

Barbri Bar Prep

Wednesday, October 5 11:00am to Thursday, October 6, 2022 2:30pm
Boyd Law Building
BARBRI Bar Prep Tabeling

DEI Committee Meeting (10/5)

Wednesday, October 5, 2022 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Boyd Law Building
DEI Committee Meeting

Christian Legal Society Weekly Meeting

Wednesday, October 5, 2022 12:45pm to 1:45pm
Boyd Law Building
Christian Legal Society Weekly Meeting

OutLaws Weekly Social

Wednesday, October 5, 2022 12:45pm to 1:45pm
Boyd Law Building
Come hang out, socialize, and study with the OutLaws! A casual weekly lunch hour meeting for group members to socialize and get help on anything they may need.
Academic Job Support Office Hours - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statements promotional image

Academic Job Support Office Hours - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statements

Thursday, October 6, 2022 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Virtual
The process of pursuing a tenure-track of teaching-track faculty position can be intimidating.  The good news is that if you're going out on the academic job market(s), there is support for you and your search here at the University of Iowa. In addition to support from faculty mentors, the Graduate College’s Grad Success Center also helps students who are going through the process of finding and applying for academic jobs at every stage from developing and drafting materials to interview and...

The Judicial Clerkship Experience

Thursday, October 6, 2022 12:35pm to 1:45pm
Boyd Law Building
 Did you know that many students prize judicial clerkships because they can launch graduates into their professional careers? If you’re wondering why clerkships are valuable or how to land one, this panel is for you. Our discussion on judicial clerkships is designed to provide insights about the judicial clerkship experience.

Black Law Students Association General Body Meeting

Thursday, October 6, 2022 12:40pm to 1:40pm
Boyd Law Building
Monthly General Body Meeting for the Alexander G. Clark Chapter of the Black Law Students Association

Three Minute Thesis Preliminary Competition

Thursday, October 6, 2022 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Art Building West
The University of Iowa’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition challenges graduate students to clearly and concisely articulate complex research to nonspecialist audiences. Prizes: Each contestant who advances to the Final Round will win a $250 cash prize. There will be additional prizes for: $1,000 for 1st place (decided by judges) and the option for funding to travel to Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools (MAGS) 2023. $500 for honorable mention (decided by judges). $250 for the...

ACS Presents Federal Sentencing Reform: A Conversation with Ret. NDIA Judge Mark Bennett

Thursday, October 6, 2022 1:00pm to 1:45pm
How can courts and court partners help tackle the ever-pervasive issue of mass incarceration in the United States? For Judge Mark Bennett, who sat on the federal bench in the Northern District of Iowa for 25 years and currently serves as Director for Drake University's Institute for Justice Reform and Innovation, sentencing reform is a vital part of the conversation when answering this question. Hear from Judge Bennett as he joins us to discuss vitally needed future reforms such as the abolition...

Infinity Education Committee Presents: Grad to Gavel

Thursday, October 6, 2022 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Boyd Law Building
Graduation to Gavel: Demystifying the Path to the Bench    Join the Infinity Project for an important discussion regarding considerations early in your career that may positively impact your ability to become a judge. We hope you walk away from the event with a genuine interest in serving as a member of the judiciary later in your careers and the tools to help you achieve that goal.    *The Infinity Project’s mission is to increase the gender diversity of the state and federal bench to ensure...

LSAC Atlanta Forum

Friday, October 7, 2022 12:00pm to 7:00pm
Meet with admissions representatives at an event for prospective law students.

Hawkeye Visit Day

Friday, October 7, 2022 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Meet with admissions representatives at an event for prospective law students.

Environmental Law Society Meeting

Friday, October 7, 2022 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Boyd Law Building
Environmental Law Society general meeting, including an informal discussion of Sackett v. EPA with Professor Roesler.
IBL Speaker Series - Brian Frye, "How to Do Things with NFTs" promotional image

IBL Speaker Series - Brian Frye, "How to Do Things with NFTs"

Friday, October 7, 2022 12:45pm to 1:45pm
Boyd Law Building
This is part of the Iowa Innovation, Business, and Law Center's Fall 2022 Speaker Series, From Antiquities to Warhol: Exploring the Intersection of Art and Law.   Frye will explain why the art market is and always has been a market for securitized celebrity, and how the NFT market creates the potential for all celebrities to access this capital market. Brian L. Frye is the Spears-Gilbert Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky College of Law. His scholarship focuses on intellectual...

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