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News

Joshua A. Douglas, Thomas P. Lewis Professor of Law, is the recipient of the 2019 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, which was established in 1982 to promote outstanding teaching performance at the...

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University of Kentucky College of Law Director of the Office of Continuing Legal Education, Kevin P. Bucknam, was honored for 25 years of service, on July 26, 2019, during the UK Law CLE 46 Annual Midwest-Midsouth Estate Planning Institute.

Present and former members of the Estate Planning Institute Planning Committee gathered to recognize Bucknam during a special plaque...

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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)