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February 8, 2018
By Whitney Harder

Much like University of Kentucky College of Law students, former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, the first African American to hold that office, saw law as a way to make an impact.

"Through law and working through the system I thought I could be a force for change," he said Tuesday evening on campus. more

January 23, 2018

On Tuesday, February 6, the University of Kentucky College of Law will host The Honorable Eric H. Holder, Jr., 82nd Attorney General of the United States and Partner, Covington & Burling LLP, as part of the Roy R. and Virginia F. Ray Lecture Series.

The event will take place at UK’s Memorial Hall at 5:00 p.m. There is no fee to attend the event, but registration is required. Melynda J. Price, William L. Matthews, Jr. Professor of Law at UK, will serve as moderator. more

January 12, 2018

University of Kentucky College of Law Dean David A. Brennen was featured during “UK at the Half,” which aired during the UK vs. Louisville men’s basketball game, broadcast on radio Dec. 29.

Dean Brennen discussed employment rate of graduates, rankings and UK Law’s major rebuild and expansion project.

“This new facility is going to have about 122,500 square feet, so about 26% more space,” said Dean Brennen. “Our older facility had seven classrooms, this one’s going to have 11 classrooms. Our old facility had one courtroom, this will have two.” more

December 13, 2017

Jennifer Bird-Pollan, James and Mary Lassiter Associate Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky College of Law, has been elected as the next chair of the University Senate Council.

Prof. Bird-Pollan will serve as chair from June 1, 2018 to May 31, 2019, with the opportunity to be elected for an additional one-year term.

“It’s a chance to work with faculty from all across campus, and to work closely with the central administration, to try to make a difference here at UK. It’s a really exciting opportunity,” said Prof. Bird-Pollan. more

November 21, 2017
By Whitney Harder

Students in the University of Kentucky College of Law Legal Clinic are known for providing pro bono services to low income community members. A lesser known fact is that each year, the students also provide Thanksgiving dinners – turkeys and all the fixings – to clients and families. more

November 17, 2017

The University of Kentucky College of Law’s Trial Advocacy Board (TAB) Mock Trial team of Matt Boggs and Madeline Moss won the 2017 Kentucky Intrastate Mock Trial Competition, held November 11-12 at Fayette County District Court. more

November 17, 2017

On Friday, November 3, the Kentucky Law Journal, in conjunction with the University of Kentucky College of Law, hosted “Religious Exemptions and Harm to Others.” The symposium took place at the William T. Young Library and was open to the public. more

November 14, 2017
Book Review: Who Killed Betty Gail Brown? by Robert G. Lawson, Professor Emeritus 2015
By: Richard H. Underwood, Edward T. Breathitt Professor of Law more

October 31, 2017

Earlier this month, the University of Kentucky College of Law’s Moot Court Board hosted the Honorable John M. Rogers, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, as the first speaker of a new litigation speaker series. more