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Law School Events

September 24 - October 24, 2020

Friday, September 25

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
Virtual Event

Friday, October 9

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
Virtual Event

Friday, October 16

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
Virtual Event

Friday, October 23

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
Virtual Event