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News

 

November 7, 2018

Mary J. Davis has been named an Ashland-Spears Distinguished Research Professor of Law. She is one of the leading national scholars in the field of products liability. Her earliest article, written in 1992, continues to be cited today on the topic of design defect liability, one of the most complex areas in the field.

“This Professorship is one of the...

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November 2, 2018

Despite a rainy, windy start, the annual Judicata 5K brought the UK law community together for what turned out to be a gorgeous fall day in Lexington, Kentucky.  The third annual event took place October 28 at Wellington Park, with 35 people and eight dogs running to the finish line.

“Wellness Initiative really wants to promote the overall health and wellbeing of...

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November 2, 2018
 

Sarah N. Welling, William L. Matthews, Jr. Professor of Law, is the recipient of the 2018 Duncan Teaching Award at the University of Kentucky College of Law.

Every year, a UK Law faculty member is recognized for excellence in the classroom, courtesy of the Robert M. and Joanne K. Duncan Faculty...

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UK Law by the Numbers

  • 9

    Best Value Law School ranking by National Jurist Magazine in 2018

  • 6

    6th in the country in full-time, long-term, bar passage required and JD advantage employment, excluding school funded jobs for the class of 2017 [1]

  • 4

    Dual degree programs

  • 16

    Clinical and Externship opportunities

  • 65

    2019 US News & World Report law school ranking (at a tie for #65)