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News

May 27, 2016

University of Kentucky College of Law Assistant Professor Albertina Antognini has been selected to participate in the 17th Annual Yale/Stanford/Harvard Junior Faculty Forum, to be held at Yale Law School on June 28-29, 2016. She will present her paper titled, “Defining Nonmarriage.”

Prof. Antognini’s paper analyzes how the law treats couples who engage in...

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May 17, 2016

The University of Kentucky Office of the Vice President for Research, with approval by the Board of Trustees, selected Mary Davis, Stites & Harbison Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky College of Law, as the college’s University Research Professor for the 2016-17 year.

A College of Law Committee, comprised of Professors Bob Schwemm,...

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May 17, 2016

On April 28, the University of Kentucky College of Law hosted a reception at the Hilary J. Boone Center to acknowledge the strength of UK Law faculty through scholarship.

Initiated in 2014, the Faculty Scholarship Reception recognizes articles from the previous two years and books from the last five years. The importance of the biennial event is to acknowledge the...

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UK Law by the Numbers

  • 4

    Best Value Law School ranking by National Jurist Magazine in 2015

  • 12

    12th in the country in full-time, long-term, bar passage required JD jobs for the class of 2014 [1]

  • 4

    Dual degree programs

  • 15

    Clinical and Externship opportunities

  • 60

    2017 US News & World Report law school ranking (at a tie for #60)