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Drake Law or Iowa Law - which is the "oldest law school west of the Mississippi"?

Geoff Wood

My wife is a recent graduate of Drake Law School and I remember during her time there that it was referenced as “the oldest law school west of the Mississippi River” [1]. Earlier this week I saw the same reference to the other law school in the state - The University of Iowa College of Law [2]. To quote The Highlander, “there can be only one” - so what’s the story? 

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