Iowa Law News

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.
Crystal Pound (16JD) back at Iowa Law teaching Justice 101

New Justice 101 course teaches Fourth Amendment Rights at Iowa Law

This January, Iowa Law alums Crystal Pound (16JD) and Alexander Lodge (16JD) launched their Justice 101 course at Iowa Law.
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Student Spotlight: Hannah and Marcus Weymiller share their law school journey

Hannah and Marcus Weymiller came to Iowa Law together and have loved being able to motivate and push each other along the way. Hear their story.
Loveliest books in the law library 2022 edition

Loveliest Books in the Law Library 💛

Love may or may not be in the air, but it is definitely on the shelves of the Law Library! Come check out some of the lovely volumes we have in our collection.
Sunset at the Boyd Law Building

Iowa Law School Foundation welcomes four new members

In December, the Iowa Law School Foundation (ILSF) elected four new members. The group looks forward to working with Winnie Uluocha, Renee Dotson, Andy Andersen, and Bill Smith.
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.
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Student Spotlight: Kabi Palaniappan finds home at Iowa Law

Between its location in the heart of the Midwest, the school’s emphasis on writing, and the engaged and supportive alumni network, 2L student Kabi Palaniappan knew Iowa was the best place for him.

Introducing the Hubbell Environmental Law Initiative

The initiative will generate opportunities for the University of Iowa College of Law to deepen and broaden its engagement with environmental issues in Iowa and across the nation. In time, this initiative will develop and strengthen the legal environmental community in the state of Iowa. One of the goals of the initiative is to create and increase dialogue that will contribute actionable solutions to environmental problems.
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Celebrating MLK Jr. and Black History Month

Iowa Law is proud to welcome an incredible line-up of speakers in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Black History Month.
Light and Shadows on Iowa Campus

Iowa Nonprofit Resource Center joins IRS to highlight special charitable tax benefit available through December 31

Under the temporary law, taxpayers don’t need to itemize deductions on their tax returns to take advantage of this, which creates tax-favorable donation options not normally available to about 90 percent of tax filers.