September 5, 2018
By Lindsey Piercy
July 11, 2018 - The University of Kentucky College of Law recognized the strength of the UK Law faculty through scholarship with a reception at the Hilary J. Boone Center this spring.
The Faculty Scholarship Reception has been held every other year since 2014. The purpose of this event is to recognize the importance of research and scholarship at the College of Law and to show the impact UK Law faculty are making both internally across campus and externally across the commonwealth and nation.
June 29, 2018 - The University of Kentucky Office of the Vice President for Research, with approval by the Board of Trustees, selected Richard C. Ausness, Associate Dean for Faculty Research and Stites & Harbison Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky College of Law, as the college’s University Research Professor for the 2018-19 academic year.
June 29, 2018 - Alumni, family and friends gathered at the Lexington Hyatt Regency in June to honor the 2018 UK Law Alumni Association Hall of Fame Inductees, Alumni Awards winners and the Dean’s Circle Champion.
“We had a great turnout for the event and continue to be amazed at the strong alumni connections that have been made here at UK Law,” said Stephen Milner, UK Law Alumni Association President.
June 29, 2018 - Commencement brings joy, a sense of achievement and an overwhelming sense of community among all who have come together to honor and congratulate the graduates. This foundation of support was recognized by those who spoke at this jubilant event marking the culmination of not only three years of hard work, but also the strong relationships formed along the way.
Building on the strong foundation of a UK Law education, 106 graduates celebrated their great accomplishment with family, friends, faculty, staff and now fellow alumni at the Singletary Center for the Arts.
June 14, 2018 - The educational experiences available for UK Law students far exceeds the classroom, and often provides a positive impact not only on the law student, but also on the community. Third-year UK Law student Julie Greenlee continued to work pro bono at Legal Aid of the Bluegrass after serving as a paid law clerk last summer.
June 6, 2018 - UK Law hosted the eighth Annual Golf Tournament on May 21st at the world-class Keene Trace Golf Club, where UK Law alumni, faculty, students and friends all gathered to enjoy the day while supporting education and practical skills opportunities for UK Law students.
UK Law Professor Josh Douglas was recently interviewed by WKYT for a story questioning whether the long-time tradition of pie suppers is ethical or crossing the line into vote buying. Click for link to the story.
On Wednesday, February 21, the Kentucky Journal of Equine, Agriculture, & Natural Resources Law (KJEANRL), in conjunction with the University of Kentucky College of Law, hosted its fourth annual symposium entitled, “Innovation & Advancement”.
Legal practitioners and regulators from across Kentucky shared their thoughts on current legal, policy, and regulation issues affecting the environment, equine industry, and energy. The symposium took place at the William T. Young Library in the UK Athletic Association Auditorium.
Christian Rice, Jalyn Hewitt, Cailyn Butler, and Sabrina Castille, all 2nd year UK Law students and members of the Black Law Students Association (BLSA), recently competed in the Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition in St. Louis, Missouri. The competition was in conjunction with the 2018 Midwest Black Law Student Association Regional Convention.