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  • This spring, UK Law will continue one of its signature pro bono efforts – the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program. The UK Tax Clinic will be open Monday, February 20 through Tuesday, April 18.
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    The University of Kentucky will prepare students for meaningful and responsible engagement within and across diverse communities.
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    The College of Law, founded in 1908, is celebrating over one hundred years of service to the Commonwealth of Kentucky. We are proud to have provided legal education to many of Kentucky’s leaders and outstanding lawyers, and we believe...
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News

December 13, 2017

Jennifer Bird-Pollan, James and Mary Lassiter Associate Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky College of Law, has been elected as the next chair of the University Senate Council.

Prof. Bird-Pollan will serve as chair from June 1, 2018 to May 31, 2019, with the opportunity to be elected for an additional one-year term.

“It’s a chance to work with...

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November 21, 2017
By Whitney Harder

Students in the University of Kentucky College of Law Legal Clinic are known for providing pro bono services to low income community members. A lesser known fact is that each year, the students also provide Thanksgiving dinners – turkeys and all the fixings – to clients and families.

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November 17, 2017
By Whitney Hale

On Oct. 26, 1961, the lifeless body of 19-year-old student Betty Gail Brown was discovered in front of the Old Morrison Building on Transylvania University’s campus. A new University Press of Kentucky book, “Who Killed Betty...

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UK Law by the Numbers

  • 9

    Best Value Law School ranking by National Jurist Magazine in 2017

  • 16

    16th in the country in full-time, long-term, bar passage required and JD advantage employment, excluding school funded jobs for the class of 2016 [1]

  • 4

    Dual degree programs

  • 15

    Clinical and Externship opportunities

  • 57

    2018 US News & World Report law school ranking (at a tie for #57)