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Reaching New Heights: UK Law Ranked No. 2 Best Value Law School in the Nation

October 12, 2016 A degree from the University of Kentucky College of Law is one of the best values in the nation, according to The National Jurist, who has ranked UK Law No. 2 on its list of Best Value Law Schools for 2016.

UK Law CLE hosts Kentucky Health Law Institute

October 11, 2016 By: Virginia Davis Scales The University of Kentucky College of Law Office of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) hosted the Kentucky Health Law Institute in Lexington, KY in September. The two-day event was held at the Marriott Griffin Gate Resort and featured 30 attorneys and health industry professionals speaking about emerging and relevant topics in the health law field.

UK Announces Establishment of the Heyburn Initiative — Programming to Enhance Public’s Understanding of Federal Judiciary

October 10, 2016 By: Jay Blanton University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Dr. Martha K. Heyburn on Monday announced the establishment of a national, nonpartisan federal judicial initiative at the university in honor of the trailblazing U.S. Senior District Judge John G. Heyburn II.

UK Law Students, Faculty and Staff Attend U.S. Attorney General’s Talk on Drug Abuse Crisis

October 7, 2016 Students, faculty and staff from the University of Kentucky College of Law were among those in attendance as United States Attorney General Loretta Lynch addressed the drug abuse crisis during her recent visit to UK campus.

UK Law Announces 2016-17 Judicial Conversation Series

October 5, 2016 The University of Kentucky College of Law will host Justice Michelle Keller of the Kentucky Supreme Court and Judge Curtis Lynn Collier of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee, as part of the 2016-17 Judicial Conversation Series.

Women’s Law Caucus Launches New Lecture Series, Brings Inspiration to UK Law

September 27, 2016 The University of Kentucky College of Law Women’s Law Caucus (WLC) hosted the Honorable Pamela Goodwine (UK Law ’94) on Tuesday, September 20, as the first speaker of a new lecture series entitled, "Inspirational Women in the Law.” The idea for the lecture series is credited to Allie Vaughan Miller, a third-year law student and WLC Education Chair. Through the series, WLC hopes to provide students with access to prominent women attorneys and judges who can serve as an inspiration to both young women and men entering the legal profession.

New Fair Housing Rule Cites UK Law Professor's Paper

September 26, 2016 By: Whitney Harder In a final rule formalizing new protections under the Fair Housing Act for sexual and other forms of harassment in housing, a paper by University of Kentucky College of Law Professor Robert Schwemm is cited by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Guest Blogger: Robert G. Lawson, Professor Emeritus 2015

September 21, 2016 Book Review: "CrimeSong: True Crime Stories From Southern Murder Ballads” by Professor Richard Underwood By: Robert G. Lawson, Professor Emeritus 2015

UK Law Professor Publishes First New Health Care Law Casebook in a Generation

September 21, 2016 Nicole Huberfeld, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Ashland-Spears Distinguished Research Professor of Law, along with co-authors Kevin Outterson and Elizabeth Weeks, has published a new book, The Law of American Health Care. The book’s focus is on the needs of students who want to practice health care law in a post-ACA (Affordable Care Act) world, whether in law firms, government, in-house, or making policy.

UK Law Student Wins First Place in IP Writing Competition

September 21, 2016 Benjamin Tuttle (UK Law ’16) has been selected as the first place winner of the 2016 Georgia State University Intellectual Property (IP) Writing Competition, which he entered during his third-year of law school.  The competition asks law students to submit papers that address legal issues and challenges in the IP field. Entries are judged on originality of thought, contributions to the law and practice, completeness of scholarly research and the style and content of the work.

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