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May 3, 2016
By: Jenny Wells, Whitney Harder

Intricate patterns of notes and rhythms coming together to form a beautiful piece of music isn't magic — it's an amazing analytical framework, according to Chris Stewart.

And to study and practice music means to critically analyze and think creatively to conquer new challenges. So when people ask Stewart how he made the transition from being a professional violinist in Los Angeles to studying law at the University of Kentucky, it's not hard for him to connect the dots.

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April 29, 2016

Over the last few months, UK Law students have lived and breathed StreetLaw – a brand-new student organization at the University of Kentucky College of Law dedicated to teaching high school students and members of the Lexington community about law and the legal system.

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April 29, 2016

On April 9, University of Kentucky College of Law students, alumni and friends gathered at Copper Roux for a brunch in honor of the 2015-16 scholarship recipients and donors.

 

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April 11, 2016

Law students at the University of Kentucky College of Law tackled a LGBT case at the 12th Annual Williams Institute LGBT Moot Court Competition in Los Angeles, California. This opportunity allowed the students to go beyond the classroom and gain valuable practical skills training. The UK Law students are members of the school’s OUTLaw student organization.

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April 11, 2016

The University of Kentucky College of Law hosted Senior District Judge Thomas B. Russell from the Western District of Kentucky on March 23 as part of UK Law’s 2015-2016 Judicial Conversation Series.

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April 11, 2016

Eager to make a difference, three UK Law students packed their bags and started to drive toward their spring break destination: the small city of Prestonsburg, Kentucky. A break from the classroom but not from developing lawyering skills, Nick Modarressi, Ryan Mosley and Mark Roth set out on a week-long adventure to help the Eastern Kentucky community.

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March 30, 2016

The light of election law shined on Kentucky last Friday, March 25, as the Kentucky Law Journal (KLJ) and the University of Kentucky College of Law co-hosted an all-day symposium that brought powerhouse speakers from across the nation to the College of Law Courtroom. Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes kicked off the event titled, An Elective Perspective: Judicial Regulation of Politics in an Election Year, with the delivery of the keynote address.

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March 16, 2016

The UK College of Law Women’s Law Caucus hosted its annual Spring Luncheon on Wednesday, March 9, at the Hilary J. Boone Center to honor Jane H. Allen and Cortney Lollar for their outstanding contributions as women in the law.

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March 10, 2016

UK Law students cut loose on the dance floor last month for UK’s 11th annual DanceBlue marathon – the most successful student-run philanthropic event to date!

The team of dancers, made up of Lindsey Anderson, Hillary Chambers, Travers Manley and Devan Trenkamp, did not sit or sleep as they boogied for 24-hours in Memorial Coliseum, all to support pediatric cancer.

“I think it’s the best thing that happens at this university – it makes an incredible impact,” said Team Captain Travers Manley.

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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.

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