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university of kentucky college of law students volunteer with local charities in the lexington community

The students in the University of Kentucky College of Law Class of 2018 are now several days into their first semester of law school. These individuals have chosen to pursue a career dedicated to assisting individuals and businesses in a time of need. Though they are a few years away from starting their legal careers, members of the Class of 2018 are already giving back to the Lexington...

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Kentucky law dean david brennen participate in panel discussion about 2009 matthew shepard james byrd jr. hate crimes prevention act

Redefining Hate Crimes: A Panel Discussion

By: Blair Hoover

Thursday, Aug. 27, the University of Kentucky Office of LGBTQ* Resources, Martin Luther King Center, Office of the President and the...

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kentucky college of law professor scott bauries

Scott Bauries, the Robert G. Lawson Associate Professor of Law, was quoted in a NY Times article regarding “closing the gap” in school funding in Washington state.  An excerpt from the article is below.

Court orders regarding education financing are not new. Kansas is in the midst of one such standoff. High courts in New Jersey and Ohio have also ordered legislatures to meet...

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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