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  • News from 2014 - (Click to expand or collapse)

    Professor Co-Authors Revised Products Liability Treatise
    Oct 17 2014 2:54PM
    Mary J. Davis, University of Kentucky Stites & Harbison Professor of Law, recently published the fourth edition of her products liability treatise with co-author Professor David Owen from the University of South Carolina School of Law.

    Students Compete in Moot Court Competition
    Oct 15 2014 4:59PM
    The University of Kentucky College of Law Moot Court team competed with 14 other schools during the Earle E. Zehmer Moot Court Competition held in Orlando, Florida August 19-21.

    Turkish Judges Visit Campus
    Oct 13 2014 3:50PM
    The University of Kentucky College of Law and the Patterson School of Diplomacy were pleased to welcome to campus, in partnership with U.S. District Judge Gregory Van Tatenhove (UK Law ’89), five judges from Turkey.

    Trevor Potter, Campaign and Election Lawyer, Visits Campus
    Oct 2 2014 4:26PM
    Leading election law expert and College of Law Professor, Josh Douglas, brought Trevor Potter, campaign and election lawyer, to campus on October 1, 2014.

    Symposium on Data Privacy
    Sep 25 2014 4:26PM
    The Kentucky Law Journal and the University of Kentucky College of Law present a Symposium on Data Privacy entitled “Your Rights in a Digital World,” on Friday, October 10, 2014 from 9:30 – 2:30 pm.

    Doug Jones: Justice Delayed, not Justice Denied
    Sep 15 2014 8:46AM
    The University of Kentucky College of Law is pleased to welcome Doug Jones, former U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama, on the 51st anniversary of the 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing in Birmingham, Alabama.

    Legal Writing Professor Receives National Grant
    Sep 10 2014 3:50PM
    The University of Kentucky College of Law is pleased to announce that Jane Bloom Grisé, Director of Academic Success and a Legal Writing Professor, was one of only four recipients for the national Legal Writing Scholarship Grant, a $5,000 grant provided by the Legal Writing Institute (LWI), the Association of Legal Writing Directors (ALWD), and LexisNexis.

    Law Professor Completes ABA Ethics Appointment
    Sep 9 2014 12:24PM
    Professor Richard Underwood, William L. Matthews, Jr. Professor of Law, recently completed a three-year appointment on the American Bar Association (ABA) Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility.

    Student Wins National Writing Competition
    Sep 9 2014 10:20AM
    Katherine Beyer, a third year law student at the University of Kentucky College of Law from Richmond, VA, won first place in the 2014 IDEA Student IP Writing Competition.

    College of Law Professor Wins National Award
    Aug 27 2014 3:03PM
    College of Law Professor Christopher W. Frost was awarded the 2014 Editors’ Prize by the American Bankruptcy Law Journal.

    College of Law Ranked as a Best Value Law School
    Aug 26 2014 4:36PM
    UK College of Law was ranked #3 in PreLaw magazine's Best Value Law Schools issue.

    Faculty Promotions
    Aug 21 2014 11:38AM
    Three University of Kentucky College of Law faculty members were recently promoted: Jennifer Bird-Pollan, Josh Douglas, and Beau Steenken.

    College of Law Professor Elected to LexArts Board
    Jul 23 2014 11:58AM
    Congratulations to College of Law Professor Brian Frye for being elected to the LexArts Board.

    College of Law Professors Present at UK CLE Events
    Jul 23 2014 10:28AM
    From March to June, six UK College of Law faculty members took part in UK College of Law Continuing Legal Education programs by presenting in their area of expertise.

    College of Law Professors Present at 2014 Annual Bench & Bar
    Jul 15 2014 9:36AM
    Two College of Law professors presented during the 2014 Annual Bench & Bar at the Fayette Circuit Court on June 24-25.

    KBA Young Lawyers Luncheon Honors College of Law Professor
    Jul 9 2014 11:38AM
    The Young Lawyers Division of the Kentucky Bar Association honored UK College of Law Professor Bob Lawson with the 2014 Outstanding Service to Young Lawyers Award during their annual luncheon at the Kentucky Bar Association Convention on June 19.

    2014 Duncan Teaching Award Recipient Announced
    Jul 9 2014 11:26AM
    Every year, a College of Law faculty member is recognized for excellence in the classroom, courtesy of the Robert M. and Joanne K. Duncan Faculty Improvement Fund.

    UK College of Law Professor on KET
    Jul 9 2014 8:59AM
    Professor Paul Salamanca appeared on the June 23rd edition of Kentucky Educational Television (KET) program "Kentucky Tonight" as part of a panel discussing Campaign Finance.

    UK College of Law Co-Hosts First Law Camp
    Jun 19 2014 11:03AM
    June 8-14, the UK College of Law, in conjunction with the Fayette County Bar Association (FCBA), co-hosted the first Summer Law Institute (SLI) – a seven-day residential Law Camp for high school students interested in law and the legal profession.

    College of Law Inducts Three Members into 2014 Hall of Fame
    Jun 19 2014 10:18AM
    On June 18 in Covington, KY, the University of Kentucky College of Law and the Law Alumni Association inducted three new members into the 2014 Hall of Fame at an alumni reception held annually in conjunction with the Kentucky Bar Association Convention.

    UK College of Law Hosts Fourth Annual Developing Ideas Conference
    Jun 9 2014 9:21AM
    On Wednesday, May 21, the University of Kentucky College of Law held its fourth annual Developing Ideas Conference.

    Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program: By the Numbers
    Jun 6 2014 10:04AM
    This spring, the University of Kentucky College of Law continued one of its signature pro bono efforts – the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program. Now, tax season is over and the 2014 numbers are in!

    UK College of Law Golf Tournament Presented by LexisNexis®
    May 28 2014 1:23PM
    The College of Law hosted its fourth annual UK College of Law Golf Tournament presented by LexisNexis® on Monday, May 19, at Champion Trace Golf Club.

    125 Graduates Receive Juris Doctor Degrees
    May 16 2014 2:49PM
    On Friday, May 9, 2014, the University of Kentucky College of Law held its Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2014. Family and friends gathered in the Singletary Center for the Arts to honor and celebrate the graduating students.

    Professor to Present Film in Istanbul
    May 2 2014 3:24PM
    Award-winning filmmaker and College of Law Professor Brian Frye will travel to Istanbul on May 8-13 to present his first feature-length documentary, Our Nixon, at the TRT Film Festival.

    BLSA Hosts Spring Banquet
    May 2 2014 9:13AM
    On Thursday, April 3, the Black Law Students Association (BLSA) held their annual Spring Banquet at the Hilary J. Boone Center to recognize notable alumni, graduating third-year students, and the work of the chapter.

    Law Student Veterans Organization Hosts Pro Bono Reception
    May 2 2014 7:50AM
    The Law Student Veterans Organization, in conjunction with the Fayette Circuit Court and the Fayette Veterans Treatment Court, hosted a kick-off reception for students and lawyers interested in participating in the Veterans Treatment Court Pro Bono Program.

    Students Spend Spring Break Engaged in Pro Bono Work
    Apr 25 2014 2:50PM
    University of Kentucky College of Law students spent their spring break in Eastern Kentucky from March 17-21 engaging in pro bono work.

    Oral Advocacy Tournament Champion Revealed
    Apr 23 2014 7:52AM
    Kirby Stephens named Best Overall Oral Advocate in the First Year Oral Advocacy Tournament hosted by the UK College of Law's Legal Research and Writing Program.

    Women’s Law Caucus Members Attend Ms. JD Conference
    Apr 21 2014 8:11AM
    Women’s Law Caucus members attended Ms. JD: Passion Forward, the Sixth Annual Conference on Women in Law, held in Austin, February 21-22, 2014.

    KLJ & KJEANRL Hold Annual Banquet
    Apr 11 2014 12:01PM
    The Kentucky Law Journal and the Kentucky Journal of Equine, Agriculture, and Natural Resources Law held their annual banquet on Wednesday, March 26, at the Boone Center.

    The Women’s Law Caucus Hosts Annual Spring Luncheon
    Apr 11 2014 11:59AM
    The UK College of Law Women’s Law Caucus hosted their Annual Spring Luncheon on Thursday, March 6, at the Hilary J. Boone Center to honor Anita M. Britton and Jennifer Bird-Pollan for their outstanding dedication to women in the law.

    College of Law Professor Successful in Pro Bono Representation
    Mar 28 2014 9:21AM
    Melissa N. Henke, Director of the Legal Research and Writing Program, and Assistant Professor of Legal Research and Writing, has won an appeal for a pro bono case on behalf of appellant Jose Ramirez.

    Career Development Hosts Judicial Clerkship Panel
    Mar 21 2014 2:22PM
    The Judicial Clerkship Panel took place on Wednesday, March 12, in the College of Law Courtroom.

    University of Kentucky College of Law Serves as Host Site for Legal Aid University
    Mar 21 2014 1:21PM
    The University of Kentucky College of Law served as the host site on Friday, March 14, for Legal Aid University: How Young Lawyers Can Build a Practice and Hone Skills.

    College of Law Professor’s Brief Filed with the U.S. Supreme Court
    Mar 21 2014 7:32AM
    University of Kentucky College of Law Professor Scott Bauries, along with two co-authors, has written an amicus brief that was filed with the U.S. Supreme Court.

    Intellectual Property Law Society Hosts Guest Speaker
    Mar 14 2014 3:50PM
    On Friday, February 21, the Intellectual Property Law Society hosted guest speaker Lisa Mueller, who spoke about Patent Trolls, with roughly 20 College of Law students.

    College of Law Announces Judicial Conversation Series
    Mar 12 2014 2:33PM
    The University of Kentucky College of Law is pleased to announce that the Judicial Conversation Series is back again for Spring 2014.

    College of Law Professor Publishes New Casebook
    Mar 7 2014 2:05PM
    Professor Josh Douglas, along with two co-authors, has published a brand new casebook, "Election Law and Litigation: The Judicial Regulation of Politics."

    University of Kentucky Professors Receive Fulbrights
    Mar 7 2014 7:51AM
    Philosophy Professor Stefan Bird-Pollan and College of Law Professor Jennifer Bird-Pollan receive Fulbrights.

    A Letter from London
    Feb 28 2014 3:29PM
    Jack Phillips writes to the College of Law while studying abroad in London this semester.

    New Year, New You: The Road to a Healthy Lifestyle at the College of Law
    Feb 27 2014 2:13PM
    To start the new year off right, the UK College of Law introduced Raise the Bar, a wellness program for students, faculty and staff.

    Dr. Greg Davis Speaks at College of Law
    Feb 25 2014 10:54AM
    The Kentucky Innocence Project hosted Dr. Greg Davis, a professor in the University of Kentucky College of Medicine’s Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, on Friday, February 14, in the College of Law courtroom.

    SPILF’s Annual Chili Cook-Off a Spicy Success
    Feb 25 2014 10:09AM
    On Tuesday, February 18, SPILF hosted one of their hottest fundraising events of the year – the Annual Chili Cook-Off.

    International Law Society Collects for Care Kits Part II
    Feb 5 2014 4:20PM
    The College of Law International Law Society took part in a three-week Donation Drive, where they collected necessities for holiday care kits for local refugees.

  • News from 2013 - (Click to expand or collapse)

    Dean Brennen Interviewed on UK at the Half
    Dec 11 2013 1:51PM
    Dean Brennen's interview with Carl Nathe aired at halftime of the UK v. Baylor game. Click here for audio.

    Art Law and Culture Society Hosts Speaker on Nazi Era Litigation
    Dec 9 2013 4:02PM
    NKU's Jennifer Kreder spoke on the daunting task of returning stolen artwork to its rightful owners.

    International Law Society Collects for Care Kits
    Dec 9 2013 3:50PM
    The College of Law International Law Society is collecting necessities for holiday care kits for local refugees.

    UK/CLE Hosts Health Law Institute
    Nov 19 2013 4:30PM

    UK Law Library Launches Lexis Digital LIbrary
    Nov 19 2013 4:17PM
    The library is one of the first in the country to provide e-book versions of over 800 Lexis titles.

    Representative Thomas Massie Speaks to College of Law
    Nov 7 2013 11:40AM
    The UK College of Law Federalist Society hosted Congressman Thomas Massie in November.

    UK Law a Best Value Law School
    Oct 17 2013 11:02AM
    National Jurist Magazine has ranked College of Law a Top 10 Best Value Law School.

    UK/CLE Hosts Banking Law Conference
    Oct 11 2013 12:49PM
    UK/CLE hosted a Conference on Legal Issues for Financial Institutions in September.

    UK Law Hosts Mountain Caucus
    Sep 27 2013 5:06PM

    Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Speaks on Hemp Legislation
    Sep 25 2013 2:32PM
    James Comer was hosted by the UK Law Federalist Society

    Justice Elena Kagan Visits College of Law
    Sep 24 2013 5:09PM
    The U.S. Supreme Court spoke with Dean David A. Brennen as part of the Ray Lecture Series

    Legal Research and Writing Program Hosts Practitioner Panel
    Sep 20 2013 4:49PM
    UK Law's Legal Research & Writing Program presented Legal Research & Writing in Practice to all first-year students.

    Meet the Class of 2016
    Sep 20 2013 4:34PM
    Meet the newest class of College of Law Students

    Professor Henke Sworn in to Kentucky Bar
    Sep 10 2013 4:54PM
    Congratulations to UK Law Professor and Director of Legal Research Melissa N. Henke on being sworn in to the Kentucky Bar.

    Our Nixon on CNN in August
    Jul 31 2013 4:26PM

    Melynda Price Honored with Teaching Award
    Jul 11 2013 4:50PM
    Congratulations to Professor Price on receiving the 2013 Duncan Teaching Award.

    UK Law Welcomes New Faculty
    Jun 7 2013 10:42AM
    The College of Law is proud to announce four new professors this fall.

    UK Tax Clinic Helps Local Taxpayers Save
    May 2 2013 4:09PM
    The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program saved area taxpayers an estimated half million dollars in 2013.

    Results of 2013 Oral Advocacy Tourney
    Apr 18 2013 1:20PM
    UK Law Legal Research and Writing hosted the tournament for first-year law students.

    Deputy Chief Justice Meets with Students
    Apr 5 2013 1:15PM
    Mary C. Noble (1981) held an open forum as part of the spring Judicial Conversation Series.

    Justice Albie Sachs to Speak at College of Law
    Mar 28 2013 4:46PM
    Justice Sachs will deliver the Ray Lecture at the W.T. Young Library on April 12.

    Congressman Andy Barr Speaks at College of Law
    Mar 21 2013 5:02PM
    The Sixth-District Congressman held an open forum with students on Wednesday, March 27.

    UK Law Students Meet with Innocence Project Exonoree
    Mar 21 2013 4:14PM
    The students met with Edwin Chandler, who was exonorated in 2009 with the help of the Kentucky Innocence Project.

    Congratulations to the UK College of Law Trial Teams
    Feb 27 2013 3:28PM
    Jordan Cook Miller, Anthony Pernice, James “Tee” Pennington and Jonathon Fischer performed well at the National Trial Competition Regionals.

    Schwemm Paper Cited by Department of Housing and Urban Development
    Feb 27 2013 10:23AM
    Professor Schwemm's paper led to HUR's endorsement of the "discriminatory effect" standard.

    Campbell Law Professor Delivers Black History Month Lecture
    Feb 15 2013 3:10PM
    Amos Jones spoke on February 1, 2013 at the College of Law.

    Justice Bill Cunningham Speaks with Law Students
    Feb 8 2013 4:22PM
    The College of Law kicked off the Spring 2013 Judicial Conversation Series on February 6.

    Letters from London
    Feb 6 2013 5:01PM
    UK Law students write home about their experiences studying abroad.

    Nicole Huberfeld Quoted in New York Times
    Jan 31 2013 9:50AM
    Professor Huberfeld was quoted in a January 29 NYT article on the cost of health insurance coverage.

    Judicial Conversation Series
    Jan 28 2013 12:42PM
    Kentucky Supreme Court Justices speak at the College of Law in 2013.

  • News from 2012 - (Click to expand or collapse)

    Admissions Dean Drusilla Bakert to Retire in January
    Dec 20 2012 2:53PM
    Professor Franklin Runge will serve as Interim Head of Admissions until a permanent replacement is found.

    Joshua Douglas Speaks to Kentucky Electors
    Dec 19 2012 4:37PM
    Preofessor Douglas spoke before the state's Electoral College on Monday.

    UK Trial Teams Sweep Championships
    Nov 13 2012 5:08PM
    Both UK Trial teams made it to the championship round of the Intrastate Trial Team Competition.

    UK Law Students Assist With Election Monitoring
    Nov 12 2012 3:09PM
    Six students joined Professor Douglas and Dean Murphy at the Kentucky Secretary of State's Office on Election Day 2012.

    Professor Douglas on the Election
    Nov 1 2012 4:28PM
    Professor Douglas will be live at Election Law @ Moritz, covering the 2012 Presidential Election. Click through for access information more commentary.

    Homecoming 2012
    Oct 31 2012 4:09PM
    The 2012 College of Law Homecoming Celebration was a big success.

    Professor Brian Frye to Speak at Open Access Week Event
    Oct 24 2012 11:14AM
    Professor Frye will participate in a panel on Scholarship Unlocked: The Future of Open Access, as part of the Open Access Week, hosted by University of Kentucky Libraries.

    Akhil Amar to Speak at College of Law
    Sep 28 2012 4:13PM
    The Yale Law Professor is the Fall 2012 Ray Lecturer.

    Assistant Attorney General Visits UK Law
    Sep 20 2012 3:16PM
    Thomas E. Perez and Kerry B. Harvey spoke to students on August 29.

    Meet the Class of 2015
    Sep 19 2012 4:22PM
    A Profile of the Entering Class of 2015

    UK Law Hosts Conference on Lawyering in the Public Interest
    Sep 7 2012 5:11PM
    The Third Annual Lassiter Distinguished Visiting Professor Conference was be September 12, 2012.

    Statement Regarding Law School Plans for New Building
    Aug 28 2012 4:42PM
    Dean David A. Brennen addresses the recent Herald-Leader article about plans for a law building expansion.

    UK Law Alumni Named to Top 50 List
    Aug 27 2012 2:55PM
    Twenty-nine UK Law Graduates were listed among Kentucky's Top 50 Lawyers.

    Nicole Huberfeld Cited In Supreme Court Decision
    Jun 29 2012 4:39PM
    Professor Huberfeld's paper, Federalizing Medicaid, was cited in Justice Ginsburg's opinion on the Affordable Care Act.

    UK Law Faculty Speak at Sixth Circuit Judicial Conference
    May 17 2012 4:22PM
    Dean David A. Brennen and Professor Chris Frost were panelists at the conference in April.

    Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program
    May 16 2012 3:23PM
    UK Law students helped save area residents over $400,000 in 2012.

    Congratulations Class of 2012
    May 16 2012 10:36AM
    The University of Kentucky College of Law Class of 2012 graduated on Friday, May 4.

    UK Law Student Receives Fulbright Grant
    May 15 2012 4:37PM
    Second-year student Kenneth Johnson will spend a year teaching in Malaysia.

    Nicole Huberfeld on the Affordable Care Act
    Mar 28 2012 12:40PM
    Professor Huberfeld in the National Law Journal, writing on the case currently before the U.S. Supreme Court.

    UK/CLE Hosts Consumer Bankruptcy Conference
    Mar 20 2012 3:59PM
    The University of Kentucky Office of Continuing Legal Education (UK/CLE) held its 11th Biennial Consumer Bankruptcy Conference in March at the UK College of Law.

    UK Law Courtroom Hosts Conference Town Hall Meeting
    Mar 16 2012 5:23PM
    Professor Melynda Price is organizing the 18th annual Black Women's Conference, "Learning the Ropes: Black Girlhood, Identity and the Power of Play" which begins runs March 22-24, 2014.

    Diversity Committee to Show Film
    Mar 16 2012 3:25PM
    The College of Law Diversity Committee will show "Welcome to Shelbyville" as part of UK's Cultural Diversity Festival

    UK Law Students Raise Money for Tornado Victims
    Mar 16 2012 2:26PM
    Students organized a lunch fundraiser to help victims of the March 2 tornado outbreak.

    College of Law Donates Books to Baby Health Service
    Mar 7 2012 5:23PM
    The books were collected from UK Law faculty and staff at a holiday party hosted by Dean Brennen and his family.

    Richard Ausness a Keynote Speaker at Florida Water Law Conference
    Mar 6 2012 1:57PM
    Richard C. Ausness writes on his involvement with the Model Water Code

    UK Law Students Win Moot Court Award
    Feb 27 2012 4:55PM
    Jerrad Howard and Abby Sheehan won Best Oral Advocates at the Saul Lefkowitz Midwest Regional.

    Legal Research and Writing Hosts Panel for 1Ls
    Feb 20 2012 2:41PM

  • News from 2011 - (Click to expand or collapse)

    UK Law Alumnus Celebrates 70 Years of Marriage
    Dec 22 2011 3:26PM
    Paul (UK Law 1940) and Margaret Durbin celebrated their 70th anniversary on December 13.

    1997 UK Law Grad a Magistrate Judge in Paducah
    Dec 1 2011 11:52AM
    Lanny King was sworn in this month as the new Magistrate Judge for Paducah, Kentucky.

    UK Law Students Volunteer with Election Fraud Hotline
    Nov 28 2011 3:23PM
    Eleven UK Law students spent election day 2011 at the Kentucky Attorney General's Office, staffing the voter protection line.

    Kentucky Law Journal Symposium Covered in ABA Journal
    Nov 15 2011 4:55PM
    "In Defense of the Courts: Symposium Finds No Easy Way to Fund Courts"

    UK Law a Best Value Law School
    Nov 15 2011 11:21AM
    National Jurist Magazine has ranked the College of Law a Top 20 Best Value Law School.

    Chris Frost Named to Public Safety Task Force
    Nov 11 2011 4:46PM
    Lexington Mayor Jim Gray appointed Frost to the group formed to research, plan and coordinate law enforcement and other public safety activities.

    A Forum on Federal, State and Local Implications of the Upcoming Redistricting of Electoral District
    Oct 27 2011 4:22PM
    The American Constitution Society hosts a forum on Electoral Redistricting

    UK Law Fall Open House
    Oct 21 2011 1:30PM
    Visit the University of Kentucky College of Law!

    2011 Lassiter Conference
    Oct 21 2011 11:15AM
    Heliping and Hindering Disaster Relief: Laws, Policies, and Politics Impact Aid

    Conference on Politics, Taxes, and the Pulpit
    Sep 28 2011 10:53AM
    On October 12, 2011, the UK College of Law will host a discussion of Lassiter Professor Nina J. Crimm's new book.

    Melynda Price in the Washington Post
    Sep 1 2011 11:55AM
    Professor Melynda Price's blog was featured in a Washington Post article this month.

    Welcome Class of 2014!
    Aug 29 2011 1:44PM
    A profile of our fall 2011 entering class.

    Kentucky Supreme Court Hosts KLEO Scholars
    Aug 29 2011 12:30PM
    The 2011 class of Kentucky Legal Education Opportunity Program Scholars met with Supreme Court and Court of Appeals Judges in July.

    Allison Connelly Wins Service to Young Lawyers Award
    Jul 19 2011 5:07PM
    Allison Connelly was honored with the inaugural Service to Young Lawyers Award from the KBA Young Lawyers Section.

    Mary Davis Honored With Award
    May 27 2011 3:14PM
    Associate Dean Davis is the recipient of the 2011 Duncan Teaching Award.

    UK VITA Program Honored by United Way of the Bluegrass
    May 19 2011 4:54PM
    The Volunteer Tax Assistance Program was recognized for helping the financial stability of the community.

    First Annual Golf Tournament
    May 17 2011 3:54PM
    Alumni, faculty and friends enjoyed a great day at Champion Trace golf course.

    Congratulations Trial Teams!
    May 16 2011 3:52PM
    UK Law's 2010-2011 trial teams continue the tradition of excellence. See their results here.

    Congratulations Class of 2011
    May 6 2011 1:39PM
    The University of Kentucky College of Law is proud to announce the graduation the class of 2011.

    UK ACS Honored as Chapter of the Week
    Apr 28 2011 5:03PM
    The University of Kentucky American Constitution Society for Law and Policy was named the ACS "Chapter of the Week" for the week of April 22, 2011.

    Two UK Law Professors Cited by U.S. Supreme Court
    Apr 22 2011 2:09PM

    Congratulations Moot Court Teams!
    Apr 15 2011 4:49PM
    Click here to see the results from the 2010-2011 competitive season.

    Congratulations Brittany Griffin Smith!
    Apr 15 2011 4:31PM
    A UK College of Law student is accepted into a prestigious summer internship at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University.

    UK Law Student Talks to Area High Schoolers
    Apr 14 2011 4:56PM
    Thomas Vallandingham spoke to Bryan Station High School students in March about the legal consequences of sexting and cyber-bullying.

    News From Students Studying Abroad
    Apr 14 2011 4:14PM
    Letters and updates from UK Law students studying in London.

    UK Law Students Volunteer with Fayette County Schools
    Apr 8 2011 5:02PM
    Kenny Human, Lilia Kim, and Sean Whelan helped out at the Lexington Chapter of the Kentucky Association for Gifted Education (LexKAGE)'s Super Saturday.

    Sarah Welling Presents Poster at Endowed Scholars Event
    Apr 8 2011 4:12PM
    Welling and 3L Alicia Harden were invited to an event at the Boone Faculty Center featuring endowed professors and chairs.

    Bankruptcy Moot Court Team Finishes in Semifinals
    Mar 23 2011 2:26PM
    Tia Combs and Zachary Horn were semi-finalists in the Conrad Duberstein Moot Court Competition

    Melynda Price to Speak at Conference
    Mar 22 2011 11:32AM
    Professor Price is the keynote speaker at the kickoff to the 17th Annual Black Women's Conference.

    Sarah Welling Cited by Supreme Court
    Mar 21 2011 2:36PM
    Wright and Welling's Federal Practice and Procedure was cited by Justice Alito in March.

    Professor Graham Honored with Two Awards
    Mar 18 2011 12:46PM
    Louise Graham was awarded the 2011 Sarah Bennett Holmes Award and the Women's Law Caucus Faculty Achievement Award.

    Ausness Cited by Supreme Court
    Mar 7 2011 2:52PM
    Professor Richard Ausness was cited in February by the U.S. Supreme Court in Bruesewitz v. Wyeth.

    UK Law Alum Visits Students in London
    Mar 7 2011 12:59PM
    Caroll Stevens spoke with London Law Consortium students on "Lawyers as Leaders."

    UK Law Trial Team Wins Regionals!
    Mar 2 2011 4:38PM
    Adam Bowling and Josh Hicks will go on to the National Trial Competition in April.

    Congratulations to the BLSA Mock Trial Team!
    Mar 1 2011 2:53PM
    The UK Black Law Students Association Trial Team placed third in the Regional Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition.

    Sharia and the Constitutionality of Laws that Exclude Sharia from Courts of Law
    Mar 1 2011 2:33PM
    On March 7, Dr. Ihsan Bagby from UK Islamic studies and Professor Paul Salamanca of UK Law will discuss Sharia, and the laws prohibiting courts from considering it.

    KJEANRL Ranked as a Top 100 Law Review
    Mar 1 2011 2:09PM
    Washington and Lee University School of Law has named the Kentucky Journal of Equine, Agriculture, and Natural Resources Law as one of the Top 100 Law Journals of 2010.

    UK Law Students Reach Finals in ABA Tax Challenge
    Feb 18 2011 5:06PM
    2ls Leah Chalkley and Patric Kern were selected as Semi-Finalists in the 10th Annual Law Student Tax Challenge competition.

    The Structural Racism Conference Has Been Moved
    Feb 18 2011 4:31PM
    The February 25 conference on structural racism has been moved to Memorial Hall and the College of Law Building.

    UK Law to Host Conference on Structural Racism
    Feb 16 2011 3:57PM
    Click here for more information, or to register for the event.

    Assistant Dean Murphy Speaks to Paducah Chamber of Commerce
    Feb 16 2011 1:06PM
    UK Law Assistant Dean Murphy spoke to the Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce on the importance of Black History Month.

    Chris Frost Appointed to Lexington Finance Advisory Group
    Feb 16 2011 11:51AM
    Lexington mayor Jim Gray announced formation of the group in January.

    LSAC president to visit UK Law
    Feb 8 2011 4:55PM
    Daniel O. Bernstine will hold a luncheon discussion with UK Law faculty on February 15.

    Two UK Law Grads Appointed Judge
    Jan 28 2011 1:49PM
    Two UK College of Law alumni were appointed to state court judgeships in Georgia on December 8, 2010.

    UK Law at AALS
    Jan 28 2011 12:02PM
    A number of College of Law faculty participated in the AALS Annual Meeting in January.

    UK Law Alumna Argues before Supreme Court
    Jan 28 2011 11:24AM
    Leigh Gross Latherow (UK Law '93) argued before the U.S. Supreme Court in December.

  • News from 2010 - (Click to expand or collapse)

    Federal Criminal Law Students Watch Hearing Demonstrations
    Dec 16 2010 4:03PM
    Judge Jennifer Coffman visited Professor Welling's class this semester to give students a realistic demonstration of courtroom proceedings.

    Welcome Dr. Donovan
    Dec 16 2010 3:05PM
    The UK Law Library has hired James M. Donovan as its new Director

    Welcome Professor Wiecek
    Dec 16 2010 3:00PM
    William M. Wiecek is UK Law's Inaugural Lassiter Distinguished Visiting Professor

    Professor Bird-Pollan on Tax Cuts
    Dec 15 2010 2:35PM
    Click here to hear Jennifer Bird-Pollan's recent interview on WEKU.

    Professor Frost Named Chair of Mayoral Transiton Team
    Dec 15 2010 1:38PM
    Chris Frost will head up Lexington Mayor-Elect Jim Gray's transition team.

    Professor Douglas on Election Day
    Nov 2 2010 4:42PM
    Click on the picture to hear Joshua Douglas' interview on WUKY and read his recent op-ed piece, "Revering America's Political Spirit."

    Lance Liebman to speak at UK Law November 10
    Nov 1 2010 2:56PM
    American Law Institute Director and Columbia Law School Professor Lance Liebman will speak at 11:00 in the College of Law Courtroom.

    Professor Michelle Alexander to Speak on October 27
    Oct 26 2010 3:30PM
    "The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness." College of Law Courtroom, 7:00 p.m., October 27.

    Law Notes Available Now!
    Oct 13 2010 5:06PM
    UK Law's Alumni Magazine is now available online.

    Martha-Ann Alito and Justice Mary Noble Honored at UK Law Reception
    Oct 6 2010 4:57PM
    On Friday, October 1, the UK College of Law hosted a reception honoring Martha-Ann Alito, wife of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito, Jr., and Kentucky Supreme Court Deputy Chief Justice Mary Noble.

    UK OUTLaw Participates in Statewide Fundraising Event
    Sep 23 2010 3:37PM

    Professor Douglas featured on Election Law Blog
    Sep 23 2010 3:25PM
    Professor Joshua Douglas' article, "The Procedure of Election Law in Federal Courts" was recently recommended by the Election Law Blog

    Amy Osborne Featured on ALA Website
    Sep 21 2010 4:56PM
    Amy Osborne's article, "The University of Kentucky Law Library: A Short History," is currently featured on ilovelibraries.org

    Dean Steele Named Vice Chair of 2012 NALP Conference
    Sep 21 2010 3:54PM

    Study Abroad In London in Spring 2011
    Sep 1 2010 11:04AM
    Applications are being accepted now through September 20 for the spring 2011 semester. Interested students should attend the information session on September 3 at 3:00 in room 240, or see Dean Davis for more information.

    UK Law Welcomes Three New Faculty
    Aug 27 2010 4:10PM
    Professors Joshua Douglas, Jennifer Bird-Pollan and Kent Barnett begin teaching this semester.

    Associate Dean Davis Interviewed and Quoted Online
    Aug 10 2010 3:45PM
    An Interview with Associate Dean Mary Davis

    UK Law welcomes 2010 KLEO Scholars
    Jul 23 2010 1:38PM
    From July 10 through 21, the College of Law will host fifteen Kentucky Legal Education Opportunity (KLEO) students

    Bob Lawson wins KBA Outstanding Lawyer Award
    Jul 23 2010 1:36PM
    University of Kentucky College of Law professor Robert G. Lawson was presented with the Kentucky Bar Association's (KBA) Outstanding Lawyer Award at its annual banquet June 17, at the Lexington Convention Center.

    Professor Huberfeld’s Book Review Published
    Jul 22 2010 7:47AM
    Professor Huberfeld’s Book Review Published

    Josh Douglas to Present Article at University of Illinois
    Jul 22 2010 7:36AM
    Assistant Professor Josh Douglas to Present Article at University of Illinois

    VITA Program wins Collegiate Challenge
    Jun 4 2010 10:40AM
    UK's Volunteer Tax Assistance Program wins Collegiate Challenge

    Murphy Named Assistant Dean
    Jun 4 2010 9:38AM
    Danny Murphy named Assistant Dean for Administration and Community Engagement

    Welling Named Ashland Inc Spears Professor
    Apr 26 2010 9:21AM
    Sarah Welling Named Ashland Inc Spears Distinguished Research Professor

    IP Law Society Assists US Court of Appeals
    Apr 14 2010 3:59PM
    IP Law Society Assists U.S. Court of Appeals

    Moot Court Team Advances in National Competition
    Apr 12 2010 9:24AM
    Moot Court Team Advances in National Competition

    Coleman Brings a Lifetime of Experience to UK
    Apr 12 2010 9:22AM
    Coleman Brings a Lifetime of Experience to UK

    UK BLSA Team Competes at Nationals
    Apr 7 2010 3:43PM
    UK's BLSA Team Competes at Nationals

    Law Students Rank in Top Eight at Nationals
    Apr 7 2010 3:40PM
    Law Students Rank in Top Eight at Nationals

    Some Kentuckians Eligible For Free Tax Prep Assistance
    Feb 15 2010 4:24PM
    Some Kentuckians Eligible For Free Tax Prep Assistance

    Hear Dean Brennen At the Half
    Feb 15 2010 1:45PM
    Hear Dean Brennen At the Half

    Dean Davis Interviewed by Herald-Leader
    Feb 15 2010 1:41PM
    Mary J. Davis Interviewed by the Herald-Leader

    Classes Canceled Tonight
    Feb 15 2010 12:32PM
    UK classes beginning at 5 p.m. and after are canceled Monday, Feb 15, 2010

    Professor Andrea Dennis Among UK Great Teachers
    Feb 12 2010 4:44PM
    Prof. Andrea Dennis Among UK Great Teachers

    Kentucky Law Journal Now On Sale
    Feb 2 2010 5:44PM
    First book in the 98th volume of the Kentucky Law Journal now available.

    UK Law Joins Study Abroad Consortium
    Jan 28 2010 4:17PM
    UK Law Joins Study Abroad Consortium

    Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program
    Jan 21 2010 3:34PM
    Law Students Assist with Tax Returns

    Randall-Park Colloquium Series Continues
    Jan 19 2010 1:17PM
    Abigail Firery continues the Randall-Park Colloquium Series.

  • News from 2009 - (Click to expand or collapse)

    Video from Rose at 20 now on The Edjurist blog.
    Dec 4 2009 2:08PM
    Video from Rose at 20 now on The Edjurist blog.

    UK Professors Travel to Czech Republic
    Nov 30 2009 10:58AM
    UK Professors Travel to Czech Republic to Discuss American Law

    UK Moot Court Team Reaches Regional Final Four
    Nov 23 2009 4:56PM
    UK Moot Court Team Reaches Regional Final Four

    UK Wins Kentucky Mock Trial Tournament
    Nov 20 2009 2:08PM
    UK Wins Kentucky Mock Trial Tournament

    John Batt, Professor Emeritus, Dies at 75
    Nov 20 2009 1:45PM
    John Batt, Professor Emeritus, Dies at 75

    Law Notes now online
    Nov 5 2009 4:17PM
    Law Notes October newsletter now online

    Professor Bauries Receives Dissertation of the Year Award
    Nov 3 2009 10:26AM
    Professor Bauries Receives Dissertation of the Year Award

    Professor Lawson Published in KLJ
    Oct 30 2009 4:46PM
    Read Prof. Lawson's KLJ article online

    Rose at 20 Celebrated at ELA Conference
    Oct 14 2009 3:12PM
    KLJ symposium brings experts to discuss Rose v. Council for Better Education.

    Randall-Park Colloquium Series Continues February 1
    Oct 12 2009 4:25PM
    Professor Amy B. Monahan continues Randall-Park Colloquium on February 1

    UK Law grad accepts position at Gonzaga
    Sep 8 2009 2:30PM
    Gonzaga's Acting Academic Vice President is UK Law grad.

    UK Law outside the classroom
    Sep 8 2009 2:26PM
    UK Law extends education beyond the building.

    Law Alum visits with students September 2
    Sep 8 2009 1:48PM
    William Davis, '73, will discuss opportunities in international and administration law.

    Richard C. Ward, Class of 1964, died after car accident.
    Aug 10 2009 10:26AM
    Richard Ward funeral services 11am Friday, August 14.

    2009 Alumni Hall of Fame Inducted, New Alumni Awards Honored
    Jul 10 2009 4:36PM
    2009 Law Alumni Hall of Fame Inducted

    UK Law names David A. Brennen as Dean
    May 28 2009 12:48PM
    UK Law names David A. Brennen as Dean

    UK Trial Team, Students take National Honors
    May 19 2009 3:06PM
    UK takes second place in the ACTL National Trial Competition.

    Third Issue of Kentucky Law Journal Now On Sale
    May 19 2009 2:41PM
    The third issue in the 97th volume of the Kentucky Law Journal is now available for purchase.

    Second Issue in Kentucky Law Journal Now On Sale
    May 19 2009 2:34PM
    The second issue in the 97th volume of the Kentucky Law Journal is available for purchase.

    Kentucky Law Journal Now On Sale
    Feb 5 2009 4:51PM
    First issue in the 97th volume of the Kentucky Law Journal available for purchase.

    UK Law Liability Experts Featured at Symposium
    Feb 5 2009 4:42PM
    Profs. Davis and Ausness participate in products liability symposium.

  • News from 2008 - (Click to expand or collapse)

    Prof. Lawson Examines Kentucky Prison Reform
    Oct 6 2008 1:16PM
    Article examines PFO law and reform to decrease overcrowded prisons and jails.

    John D. Minton Jr. Sworn in as Kentucky Supreme Court Chief Justice
    Oct 3 2008 9:35AM
    UK Law grad elected by fellow justices to become fifth chief justice of Kentucky.

    Alumnus Wins Prestigious Heinz Award
    Oct 3 2008 9:07AM
    Thomas FitzGerald '80, honored with the 14th Annual Heinz Award in Environment.

    UK Law Alumni Joins Kentucky Supreme Court
    Sep 25 2008 2:31PM
    Daniel J. Venters, '75, was sworn in Sept. 8 to serve on the Supreme Court of Kentucky.

    2008 Alumni Hall of Fame Inducted, New Alumni Awards Honored
    Jun 30 2008 1:15PM
    2008 Law Alumni Hall of Fame Inducted

    UK Law Helps to Give Home to One of Its Own
    Jun 9 2008 12:00AM
    UK Law partners with local companies to build home for employee.

    FCBA Rocognizes Law Professor
    Jun 8 2008 12:00AM
    Professor Allison Connelly Recognized by Fayette County Bar Association.

    Kentucky Innocence Project
    Jun 7 2008 12:00AM
    UK Law students earn credit hours working with the Kentucky Innocence Project.

  • News from 2007 - (Click to expand or collapse)

    2007 Alumni Hall of Fame Inducted
    Jun 20 2007 1:15PM
    2007 Law Alumni Hall of Fame Inducted

 


 
   
 
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