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October 17, 2016

On Friday, November 4, the Kentucky Law Journal, in conjunction with the University of Kentucky College of Law, will host “30 Years of Batson: a Retrospective.” The symposium will take place in the UK Law Courtroom and is open to the public.

Featuring the nation's top scholars, the program will focus on the 30-year history of Batson v....

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October 13, 2016
By: Research

This podcast features Joshua A. Douglas, the Robert G. Lawson & William H. Fortune Associate Professor of Law at the UK College of Law. He talks about his research and his new book “Election Law Stories.”

The book, co-edited...

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October 12, 2016

A degree from the University of Kentucky College of Law is one of the best values in the nation, according to The National Jurist, who has ranked UK Law No. 2 on its list of Best Value Law Schools for 2016.

In the annual rankings released in the fall issue of preLaw magazine, UK Law climbed to an all-time high at No. 2, steps up from last year’s No. 4 ranking....

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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)