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In Case You Missed It… “Civility Matters” Lawyers & Leaders Event

On Friday, April 18th, attorneys Stephen Doohan and Dan Shuck and Chief Magistrate Judge Jon Scoles spoke to a large group of students about civility in the legal profession. The presentation featured incivility that they have experienced in their own … Continue reading

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MLK Day of Service Success

On Monday, January 20th, twenty-one students spent their day off from classes to volunteer at five different locations in honor of MLK Day. The volunteer activities included painting for Habitat for Humanity, sorting and packaging donations at the North Liberty Community … Continue reading

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Slumber in the Slammer

The Iowa Correctional Institution for Women is extending an invitation for people to experience prison time without having done a crime. Participants will learn what happens behind bars – participants will get processed, sleep in the beds, and take part … Continue reading

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Volunteering Benefits Your Health and Career

A national survey conducted for UnitedHealth Group found that volunteering is good for your health and your career. Health benefits of volunteering include: feeling better physically, emotionally, and mentally; lowered stress levels; feeling a deeper connection to communities; and more … Continue reading

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Celebrate Pro Bono Service

October is the National Pro Bono month, and the National Pro Bono Celebration week is October 20-26. The Citizen Lawyer Program would like to celebrate Iowa Law service by showcasing service statistics from the 2012-2013 school year. Pro Bono Service: … Continue reading

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Fall Lawyers & Leaders Schedule Announced!

This fall the Citizen Lawyer Program has scheduled five great Lawyers & Leaders programs! Visit our Lawyers & Leaders page for the schedule and full descriptions of the program. Remember, students must attend at least one Lawyers & Leaders program … Continue reading

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An Unrepentant Advocate in the Defense for Women

On Wednesday, April 4 at 3:30 in Room 235, Nancy Gertner will give a public lecture about her journey as one of the nations first female trial attorneys.  Her path began in the 70′s and 80′s, where she specialized in criminal defense … Continue reading

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