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Emeritus Professor Bob Lawson Receives Development Service Award

November 20, 2015 By: Marc Whitt The University of Kentucky Office of Philanthropy has recognized a UK College of Law emeritus professor and three members of its staff for their demonstrated excellence in philanthropy at the 2015 Terry B. Mobley Development Awards, announced by D. Michael Richey, vice president for development and chief development officer. The ceremony was conducted Nov. 12 in the Helen G. King Alumni House.

UK Law Professor Brian Frye's Artwork Featured in 'Peoples Portal'

November 13, 2015 By: Whitney Harder & Dorothy Freeman   The University of Kentucky Art Museum will present the pop-up exhibition "Peoples Portal" Nov. 14-15, at the popular Peoples Bank structure on 343 South Broadway, in support of the preservation and move of the building.

SBA Hosts Trivia Night to Support UK Law Legal Clinic

November 16, 2015 What does law, disasters of the 18th century, sports and shark biology have in common? They were all subjects of questions asked during the first annual Student Bar Association (SBA) Trivia Night to benefit the UK Law Legal Clinic.

The Election Law Society Analysis Blog A Success

November 4, 2015 Members of the UK College of Law Election Law Society and Professor Josh Douglas spent Election Day, November 3, 2015, monitoring Kentucky’s election results and responding to potential legal issues raised by the media and general public. The group also posted stories in real time regarding these issues on their analysis blog.

UK Election Law Society, Expert to Live-Blog Election Issues

November 2, 2015 By: Whitney Harder The University of Kentucky Election Law Society and election law expert Josh Douglas will provide live analyses on legal issues surrounding the Kentucky general election Tuesday, Nov. 3, on their blog at

UK Board of Trustees Approves Design Phase of UK Law Building Campaign

Dear Law School Community, I am pleased to announce the UK Board of Trustees has approved the next phase of renovating and expanding the UK Law building. During the “design phase” of the project, the University will retain an architecture firm to create a detailed vision of what the future of UK Law will look like.

Professor Josh Douglas to Moderate UKSGA State Election Forum

October 6, 2015 By: Katy Bennett, Rebecca Stratton, and Weston Loyd The University of Kentucky Student Government Association (UKSGA) is hosting a state election forum for candidates for state treasurer, secretary of state, auditor and agriculture commissioner at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12, at the Singletary Center for the Arts.

UK Law CLE Office Hosts Inaugural Education Law Conference

The University of Kentucky College of Law’s Office of Continuing Legal Education (UK/CLE) recently hosted its inaugural Education Law Conference. The conference brought together 105 education professionals from across the state to address current issues facing the education industry.

Justice Alito Gives Behind-the-Scenes Look at Supreme Court

By: Whitney Harder September 28, 2015 The University of Kentucky College of Law has a history of bringing the legal profession's most distinguished figures to campus for students to meet with, and this year is no exception.

Key Players in 'Utah Compromise' Discussing Civil Solutions to Marriage License Debate at UK Law

By: Whitney Harder September 28, 2015 Addressing the ongoing legal dilemma of religious objections to a same sex marriage ruling, two key players in the "Utah compromise" will speak at the University of Kentucky College of Law at noon Wednesday, Sept. 30. Utah Senate Majority Whip J. Stuart Adams and Professor Robin Fretwell Wilson, director of the Family Law and Policy Program at the University of Illinois, will give a talk titled, "Kim Davis and Religious Objectors to Obergefell: In Search of More Civil Solutions."

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