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News

April 29, 2016

Over the last few months, UK Law students have lived and breathed StreetLaw – a brand-new student organization at the University of Kentucky College of Law dedicated to teaching high school students and members of the Lexington community about law and the legal system.

Working under the supervision of faculty advisor Cortney Lollar, Assistant Professor of Law at UK...

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April 29, 2016

On April 9, University of Kentucky College of Law students, alumni and friends gathered at Copper Roux for a brunch in honor of the 2015-16 scholarship recipients and donors.

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April 21, 2016

Joshua A. Douglas, the Robert G. Lawson & William H. Fortune Associate Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky College of Law, along with co-author Eugene D. Mazo, has published a new book, "Election Law Stories." The 593-page book offers a deep-dive into the most significant cases in election law across the nation, including the landmark decisions of Reynolds...

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UK Law by the Numbers

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    Best Value Law School ranking by National Jurist Magazine in 2015

  • 12

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

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    Dual degree programs

  • 15

    Clinical and Externship opportunities

  • 63

    2016 US News & World Report law school ranking