Iowa Law: The Oldest Law School West of the Mississippi

February 12, 2015 to August 2, 2015

In 1865, the Iowa Law School opened in Des Moines with the goal of educating Iowa's first generation of lawyers. Three years later, it moved to Iowa City and became part of the University of Iowa. This exhibit follows the history of the program, from famous firsts to the promise of the future. See how the curriculum has evolved over the past 150 years, and try your hand at sample questions from the bar exam. This exhibition also features eight juridical prints by French artist Honoré Daumier, on loan from the University of Iowa Museum of Art. Join the College of Law as it celebrates this sesquicentennial, and follow the landmark events that transformed the department into one of the most respected law schools in the country.

1 North Clinton Street
Iowa City, IA 52240