Lawyers & Leaders (L&L) programs complement the traditional legal curriculum and are open to all Iowa Law students. Attendance at one L&L event each semester is one requirement for membership in the Pro Bono Society for that semester.  Additional opportunities may be added later this semester.

Tuesday, February 14, 12:40 p.m. (245 BLB) - The Role of the Prosecutor

Join a panel of prosecutors for a discussion of the role of the prosecutor in the criminal system and a look at Iowa's Prosecuting Internship Program. 


February 15 – March 10, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Wed.-Sat. (Old Capitol) - Shadow & Light and Suspended

View these two exhibits which commemorate assassinated Iraqi academics and examine the school-to-prison pipeline. Be sure to sign in on the L&L sheet at the front desk.


Tuesday, March 7, 12:40 p.m. (295 BLB) - Building Alternatives to Prison, Jails, and Policing

A panel will discuss current issues with mass incarceration and highlight some proposed solutions.


Tuesday, April 11, 12:45 p.m. (295 BLB) - OWLSS Spring Conference

A diverse panel of female attorneys will discuss the paths they took to their current careers in law.  


Wednesday, April 26, 12:40 pm (245 BLB) - Junk Science and The American Criminal Justice System

Discussion of forensic science issues with Chris Fabricant, Director of Strategic Litigation at The Innocence Project.


Updated March 27, 2023