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News

August 26, 2016

Richard H. Underwood, the William L. Matthews, Jr. Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky College of Law, has published a new book, CrimeSong: True Crime Stories From Southern Murder Ballads. The 328-page book plunges readers into the riveting true crimes behind 24 Southern murder ballads.

Professor Underwood began teaching at the University of...

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August 23, 2016
By: Lee Skallerup Bessette and Nicole L. Martin

Professor Roberta Harding came to CELT with an idea: She wanted to reimagine how students in her criminal law course approached casework while focusing on critical reading, strong analysis, and fact-based reasoning.

To bring her vision to life, Professor Harding and her graduate assistant, Laura Reynolds,...

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August 19, 2016
By: Research

Mary Davis is the Stites & Harbison Professor of Law and was named a 2016-2017 University Research Professor. She has been on the UK College of Law faculty for 25 years. Her work on federal preemption of state products liability laws has been cited by the U.S. Supreme Court.

She says her research has a direct connection to what she does in...

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UK Law by the Numbers

  • 4

    Best Value Law School ranking by National Jurist Magazine in 2015

  • 12

    12th in the country in full-time, long-term, bar passage required JD jobs for the class of 2014 [1]

  • 4

    Dual degree programs

  • 15

    Clinical and Externship opportunities

  • 60

    2017 US News & World Report law school ranking (at a tie for #60)