The University Iowa College of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Andrew Jordan will be joining the Iowa Law faculty as an associate professor starting this fall. Professor Jordan’s research focuses on issues in legal and moral philosophy, constitutional theory, and contract law.
The Alumni DEI Council was established to help promote diversity, equity, and inclusion. The council is open to all and focuses on mentorship and student retention. Recently, women from the group shared their thoughts on mentorship, role models and advice for women entering the field of law.
36 Iowa Law Review described Rutledge as a teacher of law who had “the happy faculty of arousing the interest and latent talents of his students, and of stimulating their best efforts. He was especially attracted by young people and his sincere and genuine interest in his students was rewarded by their warm and abiding affection.
Joseph Yockey was one of seven professors named to endowed positions including chairs, professorships, and fellows last fall. This spring we held his investiture ceremony to celebrate his new position as the David H. Vernon Professor of Law and honor the legacy of David H. Vernon.
Second-year law student Hannah Altman shares her experience at Iowa Law and how she pursued her passion for giving back through an internship position with the Lavender Legal Center in Cedar Rapids, a new legal clinic supporting the LGBTQ+ community.
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.
Spending time in India as a teenager, second-year law student Maya Sanaba, was inspired to help others, especially the vulnerable. She aims to give them a voice through obtaining a legal education. Read her story.
Maggie May Lee grew up in Canada and spent her high school and college years exploring parts of the U.S. She landed at Iowa Law, discovered her passion for corporate law and will head to the Northeast this summer for a position with Phillips Lytle.