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Putting Students First: How Each College is Navigating Online Learning

It’s been an unprecedented transition — moving every class at the University of Kentucky to a remote learning format, mostly online.  Creating a “new normal” for an entire campus community is a daunting task. But together, faculty, staff and students have risen to the challenge — exemplifying what’s truly possible in the face of adversity.

LISTEN: Joshua A. Douglas Discusses Adapting Our Elections in the Time of COVID-19

Kentucky is currently one of 14 states that has postponed its election primary. The voting day in the Commonwealth has been changed from May 19 to June 23. As states around the country weigh the costs of postponing versus the potential risks of keeping schedules in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are beginning to discuss what all of this may mean for the general election in November.

American College of Bankruptcy Recognizes Third-Year UK Rosenberg Law Student

The American College of Bankruptcy recently announced Marina Danielle Kirtland, a third-year student at the University of Kentucky J. David Rosenberg College of Law, as its Sixth Circuit 2020 Distinguished Law Student.

Business Lexington Features Alumna La Tasha Buckner of Kentucky Governor’s Office

La Tasha Buckner graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Law, now the UK J. David Rosenberg College of Law, in 2000. She currently serves as Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear’s chief of staff and general counsel and previously served as assistant deputy attorney general. Buckner is a native of Glasgow, Kentucky. She began her career as a state prosecutor in the office of longtime Fayette Commonwealth’s Attorney Ray Larson. Buckner is the first person to hold both the general counsel and chief of staff positions simultaneously in Kentucky.

LISTEN: 'Behind the Blue': Bird-Pollan on National Championship for UK Law Students, More

It has been quite a year for the University of Kentucky’s J.

Law Notes Online Winter 2020: Class Notes & In Memoriam

March 2020 Class Notes John T. McGarvey (1973) was appointed as Uniform Commercial Code committee chair by the Uniform Law Commission for a two-year term. McGarvey has served as Kentucky’s legislative liaison for the ULC since 2006. C. Edward Hastie (1974), an attorney with Morgan Pottinger McGarvey, was recognized for Trusts and Estates and Litigation-Trusts and Estates in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

UK Moot Court Team Advances to National Competition

The University of Kentucky J. David Rosenberg College of Law Moot Court Team recently placed second overall at the Region 4 competition of the New York City Bar Association annual National Moot Court Competition at the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia, and will advance to the national competition in New York City in February 2020.

Community Leaders Discuss Netflix Drama About Sexual Assault

In the fall, a panel of community leaders and experts convened at the UK Rosenberg College of Law to discuss a Netflix drama about a teenager who reports being raped and two detectives who search for the truth. Blanche Cook, Robert E. Harding Jr. Associate Professor of Law, specializes in criminal law and procedure, evidence, trial advocacy and sex trafficking. The show served as a catalyst to raise awareness about sexual assault and educate the public about the things that can go wrong during sexual assault investigations and prosecutions.

Kentucky Law Journal Symposium Examines Controversial American Monuments

The annual Kentucky Law Journal Symposium at the University of Kentucky J. David Rosenberg College of Law explored diverse perspectives on controversial American monuments and statues.

UK Rosenberg Law Students Win National ABA Tax Challenge

Third-year law students Amanda Krugler and Scott Sullivan of the University of Kentucky J. David Rosenberg College of Law were awarded first place in the American Bar Association’s 19th Annual Law Student Tax Challenge, J.D. Division, in February.

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