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.
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.
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.
August 19, 2016
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.
August 19, 2016
Richard Ausness is the Associate Dean for Faculty Research and the Everett H. Metcalf Jr. Professor of Law in the UK College of Law. He came to UK in 1973. He has published more than 60 articles on products liability, trusts and estates, environmental law and water law.
August 18, 2016
The University of Kentucky College of Law welcomes six new faculty members for the 2016-17 academic year: Christopher Bradley, Zachary Bray, Doris “Wendy” Greene, Amelia Landenberger, Leslie M. MacRae, and Michael D. Murray.
Assistant Professor of Law
August 3, 2016
By: Whitney Harder
University of Kentucky College of Law faculty and staff are sharing their expertise with legal educators across the country at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) Conference this week. The conference, held in Amelia Island, Florida, runs until Aug. 9.
August 2, 2016
Jane Grisé, Director of Academic Success and a Legal Writing Instructor at the University of Kentucky College of Law, has been selected as the recipient of the ABA’s Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs’ (CoLAP) 2016 Meritorious Service Award.
July 29, 2016
The University of Kentucky College of Law has been ranked #21 of the 50 best law schools in America (#6 among public schools) by Business Insider, the largest business news site on the web.
July 19, 2016
Ready, set, step up! Faculty and staff at the University of Kentucky College of Law put fitness first this summer during the LiveWell college/division Step Up challenge – a friendly competition to reach the highest group step average at the University of Kentucky.
And UK Law didn’t tread lightly, earning third place out of 30 teams across campus. The team, made up of 16 participants with a motivation to move, averaged 11,261 steps per day during the 42 day span.
Team members included:
Patty Alvayay, Systems & Metadata Librarian