• Please join the Kentucky Law Journal and UK Law for a symposium entitled “An Elective Perspective: Judicial Regulation of Politics in an Election Year” on Friday, January 22, 2016. For details and registration, please click the link below.
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  • Civil Rights Act Symposium
    Please join the KY Commission on Human Rights and UK Law on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 for a symposium in commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Kentucky Civil Rights Act of 1966. For details and registration, please click the link below.
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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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The University of Kentucky College of Law and the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights were proud to host the “Civil Rights Act Symposium” commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Kentucky Civil Rights Act. The Kentucky Civil Rights Act remains to be one of the most significant pieces of legislation to be passed in the last 50 years. The event brought in nationally respected speakers, judges,...

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Dean David A. Brennen Interview Featured on Legal Blog

The Oklahoma Legal Blog recently featured an interview with UK Law Dean David A. Brennen. Part of the blog can be viewed below, to read the interview in its entirety, please click here.

The University of Kentucky College of Law, founded...

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Dean Brennen and Assistant Dean Murphy discussed their personal journeys, and how they made the decision to go to college and further their education through law school.

Nelson Mandela once said, “Education is the most powerful weapon we can use to change the world.” Two administrators at the University of Kentucky College of Law are encouraging students at the Carter G. Woodson Academy to put Mandela’s quote into action and make a difference through pursuing educational opportunities after high school graduation.

Dean David A. Brennen and Assistant...

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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

  • 63

    2016 US News & World Report law school ranking