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University of Kentucky J. David Rosenberg College of Law graduate Kyle Schroader of Hartford, Kentucky, recently recalled how out of place he felt when he started law school.

“I didn’t know how it all worked,” he said. “You’re entering a world where there are a lot of people whose entire families are lawyers. There are a lot of people who understand the system. So, it was hard for me,...

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The UK J. David Rosenberg College of Law held a virtual 5K, Race Judicata, the weekend of May 16-17 to raise money for the Law Student Emergency Fund, which provides financial resources for current students experiencing unexpected hardship because of an emergency or crisis.

More than 50 people participated, including faculty, staff, alumni and friends, and the event raised more than $3,...

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UK Rosenberg Law’s Rachele Yohe Celebrates Longtime Dream

Growing up in Lexington, Kentucky, Rachele Yohe watched Law & Order, Blue Bloods, and NCIS, and dreamed about becoming a lawyer.

None of her relatives were lawyers. But when they asked 7-year-old Rachele what career she wanted when she became an adult, she told them about her goal. She told everyone who would listen.

A self-described “total nerd,” Rachele not only admired TV...

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UK Law by the Numbers

  • 5

    Best Value Law School ranking by National Jurist Magazine in 2019

  • 3

    3rd in the country in full-time, long-term, bar passage required and JD advantage employment, excluding school funded jobs for the class of 2018 [1]

  • 4

    Dual degree programs

  • 16

    Clinical and Externship opportunities

  • 70

    2021 US News & World Report law school ranking (at a tie for #70)