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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

The educational experiences available for UK Law students far exceeds the classroom, and often provides a positive impact not only on the law student, but also on the community.  Third-year UK Law student Julie Greenlee continued to work pro bono at Legal Aid of the...

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June 6, 2018 - UK Law hosted the eighth Annual Golf Tournament on May 21st at the world-class Keene Trace Golf Club, where UK Law alumni, faculty, students and friends all gathered to enjoy the day while supporting education and practical skills opportunities for UK Law students.

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UK Law Professor Josh Douglas was recently interviewed by WKYT for a story questioning whether the long-time tradition of pie suppers is ethical or crossing the line into vote buying. Click for link to the story.  

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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]

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    Dual degree programs

  • 15

    Clinical and Externship opportunities

  • 57

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