• 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 financial support of the College of Law alumni and friends is essential to maintaining the quality of legal education expected from the Commonwealth’s preeminent law school. Make your gift today to show your support for UK Law.
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  • At UK Law, you will be joining a community that is friendly, helpful and very inclusive.
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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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February 22, 2017

On Monday, March 6, the University of Kentucky College of Law will host “In re Gault: 50 Years Later.” The conference, featuring some of the nation’s top juvenile justice scholars, will take place in the UK Law Courtroom from 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and is open to the public. Registration will begin at 8:00 a.m.

To commemorate the 50th...

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February 17, 2017

On Tuesday, February 28, the Kentucky Journal of Equine, Agricultural, & Natural Resources Law (KJEANRL), in conjunction with the University of Kentucky College of Law, will host its third annual symposium entitled, “Faces of the Bluegrass.”

Legal practitioners and regulators from across Kentucky will share their thoughts on current legal, policy,...

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February 17, 2017

Lesley Nash, a dual degree student at the University of Kentucky College of Law and Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce, recently took a leave of absence from school, packed up everything she owned, and made arrangements to move halfway across the world for an extraordinary opportunity with the United Nations (UN) Internship Programme.


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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]

  • 4

    Dual degree programs

  • 15

    Clinical and Externship opportunities

  • 60

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