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CIVILITY MATTERS: LAST LAWYERS & LEADERS EVENT OF THE SEMESTER

Attorneys Stephen Doohen and Dan Schuck, and Federal Magistrate Jon Scoles will facilitate this program aimed at increasing civility and courtesy in the legal profession. It will feature examples of less-than-civil behavior, so expect to both learn and be entertained … Continue reading

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A Look at Real-Life Interrogations

Yesterday, NPR’s Fresh Air looked at interrogation techniques and false confessions. The story included a discussion of the case of Darrel Parker, who spoke at the law school last spring as part of CLP’s Lawyers & Leaders series. Darrel was … Continue reading

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Lawyers and Leaders Event – Academic Research and Policy

Should policy debates involve academic research? Does the work of academic researchers really impact policy? Prof. Jon Gould from American University recently completed a major research project on the factors that predict the wrongful conviction of innocent persons. Join him … 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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L&L This Thursday:

Financial Planning & Investments 101 Is buying a home a good investment? Is the stock market a good investment? Should I start saving for retirement? Do I need a financial planner?  Pete F. Buffer, President of Financial Concepts and Iowa … Continue reading

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Election Expert Heather Gerken Speaks to Iowa Law Community

On Thursday Feb. 10, Heather Gerken, election law expert, senior Obama adviser in 2008, and professor at Yale Law School, addressed  a packed room of Iowa Law students and faculty about contemporary issues in election law. Gerken’s speech centered on … Continue reading

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Public Service Student Debt Relief – October 17th

This program will provide students with an overview of University of Iowa Public Interest Grants and Scholarships, Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness, the University of Iowa Public Service Loan Repayment Assistance Program and the Federal Income Based Repayment option. The … Continue reading

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Lawyers & Leaders: Fall Schedule Announced

The Lawyers & Leaders series has announced its preliminary fall schedule.  The Lawyers and Leaders (L&L) Series offers programs to complement the traditional legal curriculum with workshops, lectures, and other programs that focus on pro bono traditions, leadership development, practical … Continue reading

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