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Faculty News

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Kate Melloy Goettel, expert in immigration litigation, joins Iowa Law School faculty

Wednesday, June 12, 2024
The University of Iowa College of Law is pleased to announce that Kate Melloy Goettel, a national leader in immigration law and federal court practice, will join the faculty in August 2024.
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Samantha Barbas, legal historian and award-winning author, to join Iowa Law School faculty

Thursday, May 16, 2024
Iowa Law is pleased to announce that Samantha Barbas will join the Iowa Law School faculty in August. Barbas is a prominent scholar and presenter of legal and media history—with a focus on journalism, privacy, defamation, and the First Amendment—and the award-winning author of seven full-length books.

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Tuesday, May 7, 2024

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Iowa Legal Studies Workshop

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