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kentucky college of law hosts law camp for area high school students

June 7-13, the UK College of Law, in conjunction with the Fayette County Bar Association (FCBA), co-sponsored the second Summer Law Institute (SLI) – a seven-day residential Law Camp for high school students interested in law and the legal profession.

Law Camp brought together a diverse group of 19 rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors, representing five area high schools, to take...

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kentucky college of law faculty at keeneland

Activity around the law school has not slowed down over the summer. Many faculty members will enter the new academic year in promoted roles.

The University of Kentucky Board of Trustees recently approved Dean David Brennen’s recommendation that several members of the UK Law faculty receive promotions. Melynda Price, Robert E. Harding, Jr. Associate Professor of Law, has been promoted to...

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Bill Fortune accepts Oustanding Service to Young Lawyers Award and Allison Connelly accepts Donated Legal Services Award at 2015 KBA Annual Convention

UK Law Professors Allison Connelly and Bill Fortune were honored at the KBA 2015 Annual Convention.

The Kentucky Bar Association (KBA) honored Professor Allison Connelly with the 2015 Donated Legal Services Award during their annual membership luncheon. The Donated Legal Services Award is given to “an individual in good standing with the KBA and currently involved in pro bono work. The...

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UK Law by the Numbers

  • 3

    Best Value Law School ranking by National Jurist Magazine in 2014

  • 12

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

  • 90.2

    Percent bar passage rate for Kentucky first-time test takers in 2013 [2]

  • 4

    Dual degree programs

  • 15

    Clinical and Externship opportunities

  • 63

    2016 US News & World Report law school ranking