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News

The Kentucky Journal of Equine, Agriculture, & Natural Resources Law (KJEANRL), in conjunction with the University of Kentucky College of Law, will host its fifth annual symposium on Wednesday, February 27 in the Student Senate Chamber at the Gatton Student Center.  The event is free and open to the public and takes place from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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Nine UK Law alumni were recently admitted as members of the United States Supreme Court Bar. The alumni were joined by Dean David A. Brennen and his wife, Kimberly Brennen, who were also admitted.  John McGarvey, a 1973 UK Law graduate, served as the movant for the group to be admitted to the Bar.  Chief Justice John G. Roberts presided over the proceeding before the full court, with the...

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Jan. 10, 2019  The University of Kentucky College of Law welcomes three visiting faculty members for the Spring 2019 semester:  Gayle W. Herndon, Les M. MacRae and James C. Smith.  Additionally, two visiting faculty members, Cyra A. Choudhury and Ryan A. Valentin, continue to serve in their year-long post.

Gayle W. Herndon...

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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

  • 65

    2019 US News & World Report law school ranking (at a tie for #65)