November 1, 2018
The Student Bar Association (SBA) hosted the first entirely student-led Mental Health Day event at UK Law last month, bringing together students and key resources to enhance and support mental health. This initiative featured guest speakers and multiple vendors from the community who shared information regarding valuable resources available to students.
October 29, 2018
Christian Rice, a third-year law student at UK College of Law, and T. Fitz Johnson, Esq., a UK Law alumnus, were honored with the Torch Bearer and Torch of Excellence Awards at the Lyman T. Johnson Awards Banquet on Friday, October 19 in the Woodford Reserve Room at Kroger Field.
October 9, 2018
The Kentucky Law Journal, in conjunction with the University of Kentucky College of Law, will host “Intermeddlers or Innovators? States and Federal Copyright Law,” on October 22. The symposium will take place at Gatton College of Business and Economics in Woodward Hall. This event is free and open to the public. The event will begin at 8 a.m.
October 5, 2018
By Tatyanna Pruitt
The tradition of Trivia Night continues in full swing thanks to the collaborative effort of the UK Law Legal Clinic and Student Bar Association (SBA). This year, 34 teams rose to the occasion at Campus Pub to raise funds for the UK Legal Clinic by competing in a fun evening of putting their knowledge of law and popular culture to the test.
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.