May 10, 2017
Every spring, the University of Kentucky College of Law hosts its commencement ceremony. Though the commencement format may rarely change, there is noticeable difference in seeing how each graduating class leaves its own unique mark.
Friday, May 5, was dedicated to celebrating the Class of 2017. 113 eager law students walked across the stage in the Singletary Center for the Arts ready to claim their award for three years of hard work: a UK Law diploma.
April 20, 2017
Irvin Henriquez-Guerrero and Philip Padron, students at the University of Kentucky College of Law, recently traveled to Vienna, Austria, to compete in the Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, vying for the title of best international arbitration advocacy team.
The 24th Vis Moot attracted 348 schools from across the world and was held April 7-13 at the University of Vienna. “I’ve known about the competition for a while and had dreamed of competing in it for years,” said second-year law student Henriquez-Guerrero.
April 20, 2017
Law students at the University of Kentucky College of Law have raised the bar this academic year with their success at various tax law competitions across the nation, including the 2016-2017 ABA Section of Taxation Law Student Tax Challenge, the Florida Bar Association Tax Moot Court Competition, the Inaugural Southeastern Regional Tax Challenge, and the Alfred Mugel Buffalo Tax Moot Court Competition.
April 10, 2017
Ross Stanton, a third-year law student at the University of Kentucky College of Law, recently used his passion for wood burning to raise hundreds of dollars to help fight pediatric cancer.
Stanton auctioned off two handmade barrel tops to support DanceBlue – a yearlong fundraising effort, culminating in a 24-hour no sitting, no sleeping Dance Marathon right in the heart of UK’s campus.
March 31, 2017
The University of Kentucky College of Law’s National Trial team of Seth Fortenbery and Nealy Williams made it to the final round of the 2017 National Trial Competition Regional Tournament, held February 18-19 at the Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.
March 31, 2017
Caleb Taylor, a second-year law student at the University of Kentucky College of Law, will hit the road this summer, cycling from Maine to Seattle, to raise awareness (and funds) for multiple sclerosis (MS) research and treatment.
March 30, 2017
The University of Kentucky College of Law’s Bankruptcy Moot Court team of Grace Greenwell and Alex Magera tackled both sides of a bankruptcy case to finish in the top 8 of the 25th Annual Duberstein Moot Court Competition, which attracted 48 teams from across the nation.
March 22, 2017
On Monday, March 6, the University of Kentucky College of Law hosted a conference entitled, “In re Gault: 50 Years Later,” to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the landmark United States Supreme Court decision In re Gault, 387 U.S. 1 (1967). The event took place in the UK Law Courtroom and was open to the public.
March 21, 2017
On Tuesday, February 28, the Kentucky Journal of Equine, Agriculture, & Natural Resources Law (KJEANRL), in conjunction with the University of Kentucky College of Law, hosted its third annual symposium entitled, “Faces of the Bluegrass.”
Legal practitioners and regulators from across Kentucky shared their thoughts on current legal, policy, and regulation issues affecting the environment, natural resources, and energy. The symposium took place in the UK Law Courtroom and was open to the public.
March 13, 2017
The University of Kentucky College of Law Women’s Law Caucus hosted its annual Spring Luncheon on Wednesday, February 22, at the Hilary J. Boone Center to recognize the Hon. Karen K. Caldwell and Prof. Sarah N. Welling for their outstanding contributions as women in the law.