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University of Kentucky J. David Rosenberg College of Law Professor Cortney E. Lollar recently authored an opinion piece, "Pardons show Matt Bevin’s compassion. These people are more than their crimes," published in The Courier-Journal on Dec. 16. 

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University of Kentucky J. David Rosenberg College of Law Professor Emeritus Robert Schwemm was one of two nationally recognized housing experts consulted during a three-year Newsday investigation of housing practices on Long Island. Newsday is the daily newspaper covering the Long Island area of New York City.

The story, titled “Long Island Divided,” was published Nov. 17, 2019, and was...

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Several state and national news outlets interviewed University of Kentucky J. David Rosenberg College of Law Professor Joshua A. Douglas in November following Kentucky’s 2019 gubernatorial election.

Douglas, Thomas P. Lewis Professor of Law, is widely known as an expert on U.S. election law. He is the author of Vote for US: How to Take Back our Elections and Change the Future of Voting...

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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

  • 71

    2020 US News & World Report law school ranking (at a tie for #71)