March 13, 2017
The University of Kentucky College of Law Women’s Law Caucus hosted its annual Spring Luncheon on Wednesday, February 22, at the Hilary J. Boone Center to recognize the Hon. Karen K. Caldwell and Prof. Sarah N. Welling for their outstanding contributions as women in the law.
February 23, 2017
On Tuesday, February 28, the University of Kentucky College of Law Diversity Committee, in collaboration with UK Analytics and Technologies’ Media Depot, the Media Arts and Studies (MAS) Program, and the Writing, Rhetoric and Digital Studies (WRD) Program, will screen the first episode of a new video series entitled, Perspectives. The premiere event will take place in the auditorium of William T. Young Library from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. and conclude with a town hall discussion. Refreshments will be served following the event.
February 22, 2017
On Monday, March 6, the University of Kentucky College of Law will host “In re Gault: 50 Years Later.” The conference, featuring some of the nation’s top juvenile justice scholars, will take place in the UK Law Courtroom from 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and is open to the public. Registration will begin at 8:00 a.m.
February 17, 2017
On Tuesday, February 28, the Kentucky Journal of Equine, Agriculture, & Natural Resources Law (KJEANRL), in conjunction with the University of Kentucky College of Law, will host its third annual symposium entitled, “Faces of the Bluegrass.”
February 17, 2017
Lesley Nash, a dual degree student at the University of Kentucky College of Law and Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce, recently took a leave of absence from school, packed up everything she owned, and made arrangements to move halfway across the world for an extraordinary opportunity with the United Nations (UN) Internship Programme.
February 17, 2017
On February 11, 2017, University of Kentucky College of Law students, alumni and friends gathered at Copper Roux for a brunch in honor of the 2016-17 scholarship recipients and donors.
The event gave over 60 exceptional law students and donors the opportunity to fellowship. Students expressed their appreciation to the generous alumni and friends of UK Law and the donors learned firsthand how big of an impact they are making in the lives of current students.
February 15, 2017
This spring, the University of Kentucky College of Law will continue one of its signature pro bono efforts – the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program. The UK Tax Clinic will be open Monday, February 20 through Tuesday, April 18. Taxpayers can schedule an appointment at http://law.uky.edu/tax.
January 23, 2017
Faculty members at the University of Kentucky College of Law will engage with scholars from other schools across the nation this spring by continuing to host two visiting speaker series: the Randall-Park Distinguished Speaker and Faculty Brownbag Speaker.
Both series bring distinguished legal scholars to UK Law to present and discuss their research and ideas, providing important opportunities for junior scholars to share their research, and increasing the profile of the college by introducing UK Law faculty to senior scholars from other schools.
February 1, 2017
By Whitney Harder
University of Kentucky College of Law students as well as judges, lawyers and clerks from across Kentucky were provided an extraordinary opportunity on February 1, as the Hon. John G. Roberts Jr., Chief Justice of the United States, visited the UK campus.
Chief Justice Roberts was here as the first speaker for the newly established John G. Heyburn II Initiative for Excellence in the Federal Judiciary.
December 8, 2016
The University of Kentucky College of Law’s TAB Mock Trial team of Ben Harris and Caleb Taylor won the 2016 Kentucky Intrastate Mock Trial Competition, held November 17-20 at the University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law.