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News

August 9, 2017

Jennifer Bird-Pollan, James and Mary Lassiter Associate Professor of Law, is the recipient of the 2017 Duncan Teaching Award at the University of Kentucky College of Law. 

Every year, a UK Law faculty member is recognized for excellence in the classroom, courtesy of the Robert M. and Joanne K. Duncan Faculty Improvement Fund – established in 1982 to promote...

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August 2, 2017

As the culmination of her 2016-17 University Research Professorship, Mary J. Davis, Brown, Todd & Heyburn Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky College of Law, served as a visiting research professor at the University of Edinburgh School of Law in Scotland.

While serving as a University Research Professor at the University of Kentucky, Prof. Davis...

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July 5, 2017

The University of Kentucky Board of Trustees recently approved promotions and/or tenure for five UK Law faculty members: Tina M. Brooks, Kristin J. Hazelwood, Diane B. Kraft, Cortney E. Lollar, and Franklin L. Runge.

Tina M. Brooks was promoted to Librarian II with tenure in the Library Title Series. Prof. Brooks joined the UK Law Library faculty in...

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UK Law by the Numbers

  • 2

    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)