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News

July 11, 2018 - The University of Kentucky College of Law recognized the strength of the UK Law faculty through scholarship with a reception at the Hilary J. Boone Center this spring. 

The Faculty Scholarship Reception has been held every other year since 2014.  The purpose of this event is to recognize the importance of research and scholarship at the College of Law and to show the...

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June 29, 2018 - The University of Kentucky Office of the Vice President for Research, with approval by the Board of Trustees, selected Richard C. Ausness, Associate Dean for Faculty Research and Stites & Harbison Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky College of Law, as the college’s University Research Professor for the 2018-19 academic year.

A UK Law Committee chaired by...

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June 29, 2018 - Alumni, family and friends gathered at the Lexington Hyatt Regency in June to honor the 2018 UK Law Alumni Association Hall of Fame Inductees, Alumni Awards winners and the Dean’s Circle Champion.

“We had a great turnout for the event and continue to be amazed at the strong alumni connections that have been made here at UK Law,” said Stephen Milner, UK Law Alumni...

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UK Law by the Numbers

  • 9

    Best Value Law School ranking by National Jurist Magazine in 2017

  • 16

    16th in the country in full-time, long-term, bar passage required and JD advantage employment, excluding school funded jobs for the class of 2016 [1]

  • 4

    Dual degree programs

  • 15

    Clinical and Externship opportunities

  • 57

    2018 US News & World Report law school ranking (at a tie for #57)