Chris Odinet, the Josephine R. Witte Professor of Law, and co-authors received the Grant Gilmore Award for their article published in the Arizona State Law Review entitled, “The Private Law of Stablecoins.”
A tradition going back almost 100 years, Iowa Supreme Court Day is the culmination of course work, moot court competitions and hard work. “I remember watching Supreme Court Day as a 1L, two years ago on Zoom, and thinking that would be the most exciting thing I could do,” says Iowa Law student Jamie McCarthy.
With the launch of the Hubbell Environmental Law Initiative (HELI) in 2022, the College of Law has continued to build upon its solid reputation for teaching and scholarship in environmental law. The initiative has engaged students, practitioners, and scholars this past year in ways that contribute actionable solutions to some of today's most pressing environmental issues.
Gokare discovered her passion for corporate law after being approached by two childhood friends who had founded an e-commerce clothing company. Despite facing financial constraints, the friends sought Gokare’s legal assistance, which not only kindled her interest in corporate law but also highlighted her proficiency in the field.
Barbara (Barbi) Rodriguez (22JD) has been awarded the 2023 “Law360 Distinguished Legal Writing Award" by the Burton Awards for her note published in the Iowa Law Review titled, “In the Interest of Justice: Presuming Prejudice When the Right to Counsel in Removal Proceedings Is Denied.”
Growing up, Tatiana (Tia) Smith was exposed to the many social and economic challenges common in underprivileged communities. As she got older, she became increasingly aware of the discrimination and injustice experienced by her friends and neighbors, which motivated her to pursue a career in human rights.
Iowa Law alum Tim Semelroth (97JD) has always had a passion for mock trial. As a coach, Tim has helped students examine legal processes and current legal issues as well as develop important critical-thinking, fundamental research, preparation, and presentation skills.