February 17, 2017
On February 11, 2017, University of Kentucky College of Law students, alumni and friends gathered at Copper Roux for a brunch in honor of the 2016-17 scholarship recipients and donors.
The event gave over 60 exceptional law students and donors the opportunity to fellowship. Students expressed their appreciation to the generous alumni and friends of UK Law and the donors learned firsthand how big of an impact they are making in the lives of current students.
February 15, 2017
This spring, the University of Kentucky College of Law will continue one of its signature pro bono efforts – the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program. The UK Tax Clinic will be open Monday, February 20 through Tuesday, April 18. Taxpayers can schedule an appointment at http://law.uky.edu/tax.
January 23, 2017
Faculty members at the University of Kentucky College of Law will engage with scholars from other schools across the nation this spring by continuing to host two visiting speaker series: the Randall-Park Distinguished Speaker and Faculty Brownbag Speaker.
Both series bring distinguished legal scholars to UK Law to present and discuss their research and ideas, providing important opportunities for junior scholars to share their research, and increasing the profile of the college by introducing UK Law faculty to senior scholars from other schools.
February 1, 2017
By Whitney Harder
University of Kentucky College of Law students as well as judges, lawyers and clerks from across Kentucky were provided an extraordinary opportunity on February 1, as the Hon. John G. Roberts Jr., Chief Justice of the United States, visited the UK campus.
Chief Justice Roberts was here as the first speaker for the newly established John G. Heyburn II Initiative for Excellence in the Federal Judiciary.
December 8, 2016
The University of Kentucky College of Law’s TAB Mock Trial team of Ben Harris and Caleb Taylor won the 2016 Kentucky Intrastate Mock Trial Competition, held November 17-20 at the University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law.
December 8, 2016
Students, faculty, and staff at the University of Kentucky College of Law recently raised nearly $4,000 to support the United Way Campaign of the Bluegrass by cooking, competing, and carrying a tune during various ‘fun’draising activities.
November 30, 2016
A Q&A with Brian L. Frye
What is the Lexington Film League?
The Lexington Film League (LFL) is a Kentucky 501(c)(3) charitable corporation organized and operated by Lexington-based filmmakers and film enthusiasts. It sponsors many different film and video programs in the Lexington area, including the Harry Dean Stanton Festival, Filmslang, and the Showcase at 21c Museum Hotel Lexington. It also helps with the logistics of the Cult Movies at Al’s Bar.
November 28, 2016
The University of Kentucky College of Law Women’s Law Caucus (WLC) recently teamed up with three UK Law Professors to host “Cocktails Against Cancer,” a fundraising event to benefit the Markey Cancer Center.
In its second year since its inception, the event raised over $900 from ticket sales and donations.
November 22, 2016
On your mark, get set, go! On Saturday, November 20, the UK Law Wellness Initiative, a student organization at the University of Kentucky College of Law, held the Race Judicata 5K at Wellington Park to promote a healthier law school community among students, faculty and staff.
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.