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Cue the Music: Cast of Legally Blonde: The Musical Jr. Finds Their Voice at UK Law

September 20, 2016 This past summer, the University of Kentucky College of Law helped young actors from Stage Right Acting bring the story of Elle Woods, Harvard’s beloved blonde, to stage.

UK Law Student Follows Her Passion, Takes First Mission Trip to Haiti

September 7, 2016 Driven by her passion to serve others, Whitney Wallace, a second-year law student at the University of Kentucky College of Law, completed her first mission trip this summer.

Law Research with Sarah Welling

September 1, 2016 By: Research Sarah Welling is the Ashland-Spears Distinguished Research Professor of Law and the Laramie L. Leatherman Professor of Law. Her research focuses on criminal law and she has consulted with Congress and the CIA on money laundering. "One of my earliest and most successful publications was on money laundering," Welling says, specifically a form called "smurfing" that started at the height of the drug wars. She admits the colorful name peaked her interest.

Ollen B. Hinnant II Leaves Behind Legacy as First African-American Graduate of UK Law

September 1, 2016 Ollen B. Hinnant II (UK Law ’55), who passed away at the age of 85 on August 4, 2016, left behind three children and one grandson. But, he also left behind an enduring legacy at the University of Kentucky College of Law as the first African-American student to graduate from the law school. A native of Lexington and a 1952 graduate of Kentucky State University, Hinnant helped change the course of the institution and the Commonwealth.

UK Law Professor Publishes New Book, Gives Inside Look at True Crimes Behind American Ballads

August 26, 2016 Richard H. Underwood, the William L. Matthews, Jr. Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky College of Law, has published a new book, CrimeSong: True Crime Stories From Southern Murder Ballads. The 328-page book plunges readers into the riveting true crimes behind 24 Southern murder ballads.

Game-Based Learning...And Law?

August 23, 2016 By: Lee Skallerup Bessette and Nicole L. Martin Professor Roberta Harding came to CELT with an idea: She wanted to reimagine how students in her criminal law course approached casework while focusing on critical reading, strong analysis, and fact-based reasoning.

Law Research with Mary Davis

August 19, 2016 By: Research Mary Davis is the Stites & Harbison Professor of Law and was named a 2016-2017 University Research Professor. She has been on the UK College of Law faculty for 25 years. Her work on federal preemption of state products liability laws has been cited by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Law Research with Richard Ausness

August 19, 2016 By: Research Richard Ausness is the Associate Dean for Faculty Research and the Everett H. Metcalf Jr. Professor of Law in the UK College of Law. He came to UK in 1973. He has published more than 60 articles on products liability, trusts and estates, environmental law and water law.

UK Law Welcomes New Faculty for 2016-17 Academic Year

August 18, 2016 The University of Kentucky College of Law welcomes six new faculty members for the 2016-17 academic year: Christopher Bradley, Zachary Bray, Doris “Wendy” Greene, Amelia Landenberger, Leslie M. MacRae, and Michael D. Murray. Christopher Bradley Assistant Professor of Law

UK Law Showcases Scholarship at SEALS Annual Conference

August 3, 2016 By: Whitney Harder University of Kentucky College of Law faculty and staff are sharing their expertise with legal educators across the country at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) Conference this week. The conference, held in Amelia Island, Florida, runs until Aug. 9.

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