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Bill Fortune accepts Oustanding Service to Young Lawyers Award and Allison Connelly accepts Donated Legal Services Award at 2015 KBA Annual Convention

UK Law Professors Allison Connelly and Bill Fortune were honored at the KBA 2015 Annual Convention.

The Kentucky Bar Association (KBA) honored Professor Allison Connelly with the 2015 Donated Legal Services Award during their annual membership luncheon. The Donated Legal Services Award is given to “an individual in good standing with the KBA and currently involved in pro bono work. The...

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On June 17 in Lexington, KY, the University of Kentucky College of Law and the Law Alumni Association inducted three new members into the 2015 Hall of Fame at an alumni reception held annually in conjunction with the Kentucky Bar Association Convention.

The Hall of Fame was established to acknowledge graduates and/or former faculty members who have achieved extraordinary professional...

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For those who attended the Kentucky Bar Association’s 2015 Annual Convention you probably saw some familiar faces. Several professors from UK Law presented at the convention and shared their expertise with fellow lawyers. The professors involved and presentations given include:

Allison Connelly: Accommodating Transgender Students in Public Schools; Ferguson, Race and the Law...

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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