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The U.K. Law Diversity Committee

The College of Law consistently strives to build a diverse and enriching environment, and to raise awareness of the importance of such efforts. The Diversity Committee is a standing committee charged with taking action to advance these goals in the academic and legal community.


UK Law Diversity Committee Members 2017-18:

Diversity Committee members welcome all members of the U.K. Law community to contact any of us with comments, concerns, or suggestions related to diversity.


Upcoming Events:

Tuesday, February 13 - "The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America"

  • Discussion and book signing by R. Richard Rothstein
  • Multiple Times and Locations:
    • 1:00 pm in Woodward Hall in the Gatton College of Business and Economics
      • Free and open to the public; sponsored by the UK Center for Poverty Research
    • 7:30 pm in Transylvania University's Carrick Auditorium
      • Free and open to the public; co-sponsored by Lexington Community Land Trust and Lexington Fair Housing Council,  RSVP required

Thursday, February 15 - Diversity Discussion Forum: Continuing Conquest: Standing Rock, Bears Ears, and the Pursuit of Profit at the Expense of Amerindian Nations

  • 12:00 pm in Gatton 271
  • Lunch Provided

Tuesday, February 20 - Campus Conversations: Free Speech & Hate Speech

  • 6:00 pm in Room 121 of the Jacobs Science Building
  • Panel Moderated by Dean Murphy with introductory remarks from President Capilouto
  • Informal Reception to Follow Panel

Thursday, February 22 - Diversity Committee Networking Happy Hour

  • Come mingle with students and attorneys from diverse backgrounds!
  • 5:00 - 7:00 pm
  • West Sixth Greenroom, 109 W Main St
  • Each attendee to receive 1 free drink ticket