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News

Feb. 13, 2019
UK Law hosted a Noon Forum with special guests from the federal judiciary on campus in January.  This comprehensive student engagement opportunity included a panel discussion among four guest judges and a former U.S. Attorney, guest lecturer appearances by judges in two classes, and a luncheon with a group of students interested in federal judicial clerkships.

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Feb. 11, 2019
The University of Kentucky College of Law continues one of its signature pro bono efforts – the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program.  The UK Tax Clinic will be open Monday, February 18 through Monday, April 15. Taxpayers can schedule an appointment at http://law.uky.edu/tax.

The UK Law VITA site is one of seven in...

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Laura Schwab, president of Aston Martin the Americas, with the DB11. Photo Credit: Aston Martin

By Lindsey Piercy

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 29, 2019) — Laura Schwab lives life in the fast lane — setting her sights on a goal and ultimately achieving it. When opportunities present themselves, rarely does she tap the brakes. That approach is what led the University of Kentucky alumna to the role of a lifetime — representing a company regarded as a...

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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)