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News

April 20, 2017

Irvin Henriquez-Guerrero and Philip Padron, students at the University of Kentucky College of Law, recently traveled to Vienna, Austria, to compete in the Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, vying for the title of best international arbitration advocacy team.

The 24th Vis Moot attracted 348 schools from across the world and...

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April 20, 2017

Law students at the University of Kentucky College of Law have raised the bar this academic year with their success at various tax law competitions across the nation, including the 2016-2017 ABA Section of Taxation Law Student Tax Challenge, the Florida Bar Association Tax Moot Court Competition, the Inaugural Southeastern Regional Tax Challenge, and the Alfred Mugel...

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April 19, 2017

And the winner is… Richard H. Underwood! The William L. Matthews, Jr. Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky College of Law has been announced as a winner of two Independent Publisher Book Awards (IPPY) for his book, CrimeSong: True Crime Stories From Southern Murder Ballads.

The IPPY Awards, the world's largest international and regional book...

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UK Law by the Numbers

  • 2

    Best Value Law School ranking by National Jurist Magazine in 2016

  • 15

    15th in the country in full-time, long-term, bar passage required JD jobs for the class of 2015 [1]

  • 4

    Dual degree programs

  • 15

    Clinical and Externship opportunities

  • 57

    2018 US News & World Report law school ranking (at a tie for #57)