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On Friday, May 14, the University of Kentucky J. David Rosenberg College of Law held a commencement ceremony to honor the Class of 2021 as well as the Class of 2020, which did not receive a commencement ceremony last year because of COVID-19 safety restrictions. Hundreds gathered – distanced and masked – at UK’s Memorial Coliseum for an in-person celebration, following a year marked by in-...

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In 1926, John Y. Brown Sr. graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Law. The son of a tenant farmer and the first in his family to attend college, John Y. Brown Sr. used his law degree to become a trial attorney – the career he later said he’d wanted since he was five years old – and a longtime politician.

This was just the beginning of the Brown family’s relationship with...

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University of Kentucky J. David Rosenberg Professor Roberta M. Harding, who became the first female, African American professor at the college when she joined in 1991, retired at the end of the spring 2021 semester. Dean Mary J. Davis recently interviewed Harding about her experience at the law school and her legacy.

The following video is a nearly 9-minute excerpt from their recorded...

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UK Law by the Numbers

  • 5

    Best Value Law School ranking by National Jurist Magazine in 2019

  • 3

    3rd in the country in full-time, long-term, bar passage required and JD advantage employment, excluding school funded jobs for the class of 2018 [1]

  • 4

    Dual degree programs

  • 16

    Clinical and Externship opportunities

  • 70

    2021 US News & World Report law school ranking (at a tie for #70)