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News

June 22, 2017

On Wednesday, June 21, 2017, in Owensboro, KY, the University of Kentucky College of Law and the Law Alumni Association inducted three new members, including the first African-American female, into the 2017 Hall of Fame. The annual Hall of Fame & Alumni Awards Reception is held annually in conjunction with the Kentucky Bar Association Convention.

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June 22, 2017

Brian L. Frye, Spears-Gilbert Associate Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky College of Law, recently returned from China where he taught a three-week class on United States Intellectual Property law at the Jilin University School of Law, one of the top law schools in China.

“It was an amazing experience to have young Chinese students who were so excited...

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June 22, 2017

Richard C. Ausness, Associate Dean for Faculty Research and Everett H. Metcalf, Jr. Professor of Law at University of Kentucky College of Law, recently participated in an international broadcast on "America's Opioid Nightmare," which aired in an edition of Business Daily on BBC World Service.

The broadcast, which aired on June 15, discussed America’s battle against...

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UK Law by the Numbers

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    Best Value Law School ranking by National Jurist Magazine in 2016

  • 15

    15th in the country in full-time, long-term, bar passage required JD jobs for the class of 2015 [1]

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    Dual degree programs

  • 15

    Clinical and Externship opportunities

  • 57

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