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KU Law receives $1.6M grant to aid veterans

The University of Kansas School of Law is set to receive $1.6 million in federal funding for the establishment of a free legal aid clinic dedicated to serving veterans. With an estimated 194,000 veterans in Kansas, the clinic would be the first of its kind in the state.

SEC could patch enforcement mechanism, regardless of Supreme Court ruling, analysis shows

​ The Supreme Court recently heard a case about how the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission prosecutes those accused of financial wrongdoing. The case has some fearing it will end the agency's ability to pursue bad financial actors, while others say it will finally end the agency’s overreach. A…

KU Law wraps up transactional law competition season with another first-place win

On March 30-31, two University of Kansas Law students competed in the William & Mary Colonial Cup Transactional Law Competition in Williamsburg, Virginia. Third-year law student Matthew Firnhaber, from Olathe, and second-year law student Amanda Brauninger, from Tulsa, Oklahoma, beat out teams…

Study: AI writing, illustration emits hundreds of times less carbon than humans

With the evolution of artificial intelligence comes discussion of the technology's environmental impact. A new study has found that for the tasks of writing and illustrating, AI emits hundreds of times less carbon than humans performing the same tasks. That does not mean, however, that AI can or…

KU Law wins back-to-back national transactional law competitions

In March, two University of Kansas Law students traveled to Southfield, Michigan, to compete in the Wayne State Taft Transactional Law Competition. Jackie Jeschke and Alli Baden, third-year law students, went head-to-head against 21 other law school teams from around the country and came away…

KU Law ranked 1st in nation for 100% ultimate bar exam pass rate

All University of Kansas School of Law graduates in calendar year 2021 passed the bar exam within two years of graduation, according to the American Bar Association.

KU Law to honor three distinguished alumni

Three University of Kansas School of Law alumni will receive the law school’s highest honor, the Distinguished Alumni Award, this year. The award celebrates graduates for their professional achievements, contributions to the legal field and service to their community and the university.

KU Law competition teams repeat as national champions

In 2023, University of Kansas School of Law teams were top performers during the National Native American Law Students Association (NNALSA) Moot Court Competition and the UCLA Transactional Law Meet. This year, they saw continued success with back-to-back wins.

'Legal Feasts' collects history, menus from legal dinners spanning more than a century

Say what you will about lawyers, they have to eat, too. And when they gather, they can be quite good at throwing a dinner.

University Distinguished Professor Sarah Deer will highlight advocacy in lecture that examines tribal statues on sexual violence

In her inaugural Distinguished Professor Lecture at the University of Kansas, acclaimed lawyer, advocate and scholar Sarah Deer will amplify sexual violence survivors' voices and the relation to tribal statutes.

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