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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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September 1, 2016

Ollen B. Hinnant II (UK Law ’55), who passed away at the age of 85 on August 4, 2016, left behind three children and one grandson.

But, he also left behind an enduring legacy at the University of Kentucky College of Law as the first African-American student to graduate from the law school. A native of Lexington and a 1952 graduate of Kentucky State University, Hinnant helped change the course of the institution and the Commonwealth.

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August 26, 2016

Richard H. Underwood, the William L. Matthews, Jr. Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky College of Law, has published a new book, CrimeSong: True Crime Stories From Southern Murder Ballads. The 328-page book plunges readers into the riveting true crimes behind 24 Southern murder ballads.

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August 23, 2016
By: Lee Skallerup Bessette and Nicole L. Martin

Professor Roberta Harding came to CELT with an idea: She wanted to reimagine how students in her criminal law course approached casework while focusing on critical reading, strong analysis, and fact-based reasoning.

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August 19, 2016
By: Research

Mary Davis is the Stites & Harbison Professor of Law and was named a 2016-2017 University Research Professor. She has been on the UK College of Law faculty for 25 years. Her work on federal preemption of state products liability laws has been cited by the U.S. Supreme Court.

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