November 22, 2016
Ismaila Ceesay, third-year law student at the University of Kentucky College of Law, and Melynda Price, Robert E. Harding, Jr. Associate Professor of Law and director of African American and Africana Studies in the UK College of Arts and Sciences, were recently honored with the Torch Bearer and Torch of Excellence Awards. Recipients are honored for significant contributions to the university and the community during the annual Lyman T. Johnson Upholding the Torch of Excellence awards ceremony.
November 16, 2016
Members of the Election Law Society at the University of Kentucky College of Law spent election night providing live analyses regarding significant election law issues in Kentucky and across the nation through their Election Analysis Blog. The blog received traffic from 40 of the 50 states and attracted visitors from 11 other countries including Ireland, Russia, and South Korea.
October 31, 2016
As citizens await the results of one of the most historic, interesting, and contentious presidential elections in American history, members of the Election Law Society at the University of Kentucky College of Law will provide live analyses regarding significant election law issues in Kentucky and across the nation through their blog at www.uky.edu/electionlaw.
October 25, 2016
Jordan Dye, a second-year law student at the University of Kentucky College of Law, recently organized the first American Bar Association (ABA) leadership conference for the 6th circuit, held on October 15 in Columbus, Ohio.
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.
October 10, 2016
By: Jay Blanton
University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Dr. Martha K. Heyburn on Monday announced the establishment of a national, nonpartisan federal judicial initiative at the university in honor of the trailblazing U.S. Senior District Judge John G. Heyburn II.
October 7, 2016
Students, faculty and staff from the University of Kentucky College of Law were among those in attendance as United States Attorney General Loretta Lynch addressed the drug abuse crisis during her recent visit to UK campus.
September 27, 2016
The University of Kentucky College of Law Women’s Law Caucus (WLC) hosted the Honorable Pamela Goodwine (UK Law ’94) on Tuesday, September 20, as the first speaker of a new lecture series entitled, "Inspirational Women in the Law.”
The idea for the lecture series is credited to Allie Vaughan Miller, a third-year law student and WLC Education Chair. Through the series, WLC hopes to provide students with access to prominent women attorneys and judges who can serve as an inspiration to both young women and men entering the legal profession.
September 21, 2016
Benjamin Tuttle (UK Law ’16) has been selected as the first place winner of the 2016 Georgia State University Intellectual Property (IP) Writing Competition, which he entered during his third-year of law school.
The competition asks law students to submit papers that address legal issues and challenges in the IP field. Entries are judged on originality of thought, contributions to the law and practice, completeness of scholarly research and the style and content of the work.
September 7, 2016
Driven by her passion to serve others, Whitney Wallace, a second-year law student at the University of Kentucky College of Law, completed her first mission trip this summer.