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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.

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October 5, 2016

The University of Kentucky College of Law will host Justice Michelle Keller of the Kentucky Supreme Court and Judge Curtis Lynn Collier of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee, as part of the 2016-17 Judicial Conversation Series.

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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.

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September 26, 2016
By: Whitney Harder

In a final rule formalizing new protections under the Fair Housing Act for sexual and other forms of harassment in housing, a paper by University of Kentucky College of Law Professor Robert Schwemm is cited by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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September 21, 2016
Book Review: "CrimeSong: True Crime Stories From Southern Murder Ballads” by Professor Richard Underwood
By: Robert G. Lawson, Professor Emeritus 2015

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September 21, 2016

Nicole Huberfeld, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Ashland-Spears Distinguished Research Professor of Law, along with co-authors Kevin Outterson and Elizabeth Weeks, has published a new book, The Law of American Health Care. The book’s focus is on the needs of students who want to practice health care law in a post-ACA (Affordable Care Act) world, whether in law firms, government, in-house, or making policy.

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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.

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September 20, 2016

This past summer, the University of Kentucky College of Law helped young actors from Stage Right Acting bring the story of Elle Woods, Harvard’s beloved blonde, to stage.

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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.

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September 1, 2016
By: Research

Sarah Welling is the Ashland-Spears Distinguished Research Professor of Law and the Laramie L. Leatherman Professor of Law. Her research focuses on criminal law and she has consulted with Congress and the CIA on money laundering.

"One of my earliest and most successful publications was on money laundering," Welling says, specifically a form called "smurfing" that started at the height of the drug wars. She admits the colorful name peaked her interest.

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