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As the only law school in the capital city of Des Moines, Drake Law School provides a unique educational and practical learning experience through modern facilities, a top-ranked legal clinic, and an exceptional relationship with the bench and bar.

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Exploring Systemic Racism in Society: The #MeToo Movement and Black Feminism

Julia Steggerda-Corey, director, Compliance and Risk Management Program at Drake Law School, and Victoria Millet, Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action...

9/25 1pm
Exploring Systemic Racism in Society: Why Afrocentric Facial Feature Bias is a Pernicious Form of Racism

Afrocentric facial feature (AFF) bias is a little understood and understudied form of both systemic and individual racism. Judge Mark W. Bennett, director of...

10/9 1pm
Exploring Systemic Racism in Society: The U.S. Supreme Court and Systemic Racism

Mark Kende, director of the Drake Constitutional Law Center, and the James Madison Chair in Constitutional Law, will discuss how the U.S. Supreme Court has...

10/16 1pm
Exploring Systemic Racism in Society: Fair Cross-Section Jury Trial Reform

Russell Lovell and David Walker, Drake Law professor emeriti, will examine the Iowa Supreme Court’s landmark 2017 decision of State v. Plain and its three...

10/23 1pm
Judge James Grant Iowa Constitution Lecture

The Drake Constitutional Law Center is pleased to welcome James A. Gardner, Bridget and Thomas Black SUNY Distinguished Professor of Law and Research...

10/29 3pm

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