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KU experts can discuss Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade, implications for abortion law, constitutional rights

In a historic ruling, the Supreme Court announced it had overturned Roe v. Wade. Law professor Richard Levy can discuss the constitutional implications of the ruling, the role of precedent at the high court, the implications of the ruling for the state of Kansas and more.

KU Law receives top-30 ranking for outcomes, affordability

KU Law ranks 10th among public law schools and 30th overall in this year’s Top 50 Law Schools Rankings from Above the Law. The legal news outlet’s list focuses on employment outcomes, low education cost and low graduate debt.

KU Law’s moot court program ranks 14th in the nation

The University of Kansas School of Law’s moot court program is 14th in the nation, according to rankings published recently by the University of Houston Law Center.

KU Law students make 2022 honor roll for pro bono service

Forty-nine University of Kansas School of Law students contributed 2,721 hours of free legal services over the past year.

Professor Kyle Velte earns tenure, promotion

LAWRENCE – Chancellor Douglas A. Girod has approved the promotion and award of tenure, where indicated, for 50 individuals at the University of Kansas and Edwards campuses and 110 individuals at KU Medical Center campuses.

Law school honors Class of 2022 graduates for scholarship, leadership and service

Eleven students in the KU Law Class of 2022 received awards at graduation, recognizing their scholarship, leadership and service to the law school and the community.

Professor's book chapter traces evolution of Chinese law, current lack of a 'legal soul'

KU Law Professor John Head traces the competing philosophies of Chinese law and the evolution of the nation’s legal philosophies over more than 25 centuries in a book chapter for “The Routledge International Handbook of Morality, Cognition, and Emotion in China.”

KU Law is 11th in nation for first-time bar exam pass rate

KU Law posted the 11th-highest first-time bar exam pass rate nationally, according to an analysis by Reuters. Nearly 96% of KU Law graduates who took a bar exam for the first time during the 2021 calendar year passed.

KU Law ranks 8th nationwide for ‘best jobs’ employment

Nearly 95% of graduates in the Class of 2021 at the University of Kansas School of Law found full-time, long-term legal employment. KU Law ranks eighth nationwide for “best jobs” – defined as full-time, long-term positions that require passing a bar exam or where a law degree offers an advantage.

International legal scholar to discuss post-conflict federalism at KU lecture

Legal scholar Jens Woelk will present “Forced Together, Never Sustainable? Post-Conflict Federalism in Bosnia and Herzegovina” on Tuesday, April 19 at 3:45 p.m. in 107 Green Hall. The public is welcome to attend the free Casad Comparative Law Lecture and reception that follows.

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