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Faculty News

Professor Amy Weismann stands at the front of the room while teaching intro to Human Rights

Undergraduate certificate in Human Rights creates pipeline to law school

Over the past several years, a small but steady flow of UI graduates have matriculated into law school having earned the College’s undergraduate Certificate in Human Rights offered through the Center for Human Rights. This unique opportunity has often been found to spark interest in students choosing to pursue the study of law.
Bryan Porter (20JD) featured next to his book cover

Author and attorney, Bryan Porter (20JD), shares his love of writing

Iowa Law alum Bryan Porter (20JD) shares his love of writing and his childhood dream to become a lawyer. Bryan published his first book in 2020 and is currently an attorney at the Rock Island County State's Attorney's Office.
Faculty Fellows Chris Mathis and Phoebe Jean Pierre

Faculty Fellowship program sees early success after its relaunch in 2020

Iowa Law has successfully hired two fellows over the past two years and is in the process of hiring a third fellow to join the faculty in fall 2022. The program provides scholars and teachers with mentoring and career development with the goal of increasing diversity in the legal profession.

Andy Grewal elected to American College of Tax Counsel

Faculty Fellowship

The Iowa Law Faculty Fellowship is designed to provide research opportunities, faculty mentoring, and career development for promising legal scholars and teachers.

Iowa Legal Studies Workshop

The purpose of the Iowa Legal Studies Workshop is to give authors at the University of Iowa College of Law an opportunity to receive constructive, critical analyses of their written work.