You’ll learn from faculty who are leading thinkers in areas ranging from corporate law to social justice—and who are invested in your career as well.

Thanks to one of the best student-faculty ratios in the country, your Iowa Law professors see you as an individual, not a number. They have an open-door policy and use their networks to connect you with career opportunities.

And when you ask for a letter of recommendation, you can be sure it will stand out, because it will come from someone who truly knows you.

Faculty News

University of Iowa main campus during the fall

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.
Portrait of Professor Leonard Sandler

Professor Len Sandler's Portrait Unveiled Virtually

The portraits lining the corridor at Boyd Law Building represent a long standing tradition dedicated to those who devote their lives to teaching law school. Faculty who have taught law for 25 or more years - 15 of those years being at Iowa - have the opportunity to have their portrait painted if they wish. Professor Sandler’s portrait will hang among many esteemed colleagues like Dean Adrien Wing and Professor Emeritus William Buss.
Jean de Fiennes statute in front of the Boyd Law Building entrance

Fall IBL Speakers Examining Institutional Structures: Race, Business and Law

Iowa River

Statement from the Dean

I wish to recognize the painful and unjust history of systemic racism in this country, predating even its founding and continuing through slavery to the present day. The killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and so many others have shed fresh light on a system that has long oppressed communities of color in America.
COL statue

DEI Committee and BLSA Statement on Events in Minneapolis

Black Lives Matter. We, the members of the University of Iowa College of Law Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee and the Black Law Students Association, write this statement in support of those directly and indirectly suffering from the consequences of racism and inequality.

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.