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Law expert argues in print, before judges to follow arbitration precedent, not 'outlier' rulings

Professor Stephen Ware has written an article and spoken at judicial and academic conferences urging courts to follow the many precedents enforcing arbitration agreements notwithstanding “rejection” in bankruptcy.

KU Law earns top-15 Best Value ranking

KU Law is the No. 13 Best Value Law School, according to National Jurist. The rankings recognize affordable law schools whose graduates do well on the bar exam and find law jobs.

Law Review Symposium to explore the evolving laws of parenting

How do laws that protect, regulate, or otherwise imagine parenting affect the rights of children and childhood outcomes? On Nov. 15, the Kansas Law Review Symposium will host a panel of scholars to respond to that question.

Law professor can discuss 'equality on the ballot,' marginalized communities

As the midterm elections draw near, a slate of proposed laws and initiatives regarding the LGBTQ community, transgender athletes and related topics are on ballots across the nation.

Meet the KU Law Class of 2025

KU Law welcomed the Class of 2025 to Green Hall in August. The first-year class is made up of 137 students from 26 states and 73 undergraduate institutions. The class of 2025 also sets a KU Law record for the highest combined median LSAT score and undergraduate GPA.

Law professor receives award for innovation in scholarly communication

Professor Corey Rayburn Yung is one of two recipients of the 2022 David Shulenburger Award for Innovation & Advocacy in Scholarly Communication, granted by the KU Libraries. Yung has published two open-access law textbooks, Criminal Law and Sex Crimes.

Fifteen Dean’s Fellows to mentor first-year students for 2022-2023

Dean's Fellows offer academic support and guidance, serving as resources for students navigating the transition to law school.

New series will explore disinformation and how university communities can respond

A new virtual series will ask important questions about the threats that misinformation and disinformation pose to democracy. The series will be co-led by Najarian Peters, KU associate professor of law and faculty associate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard.

Kyle Velte named associate dean for faculty at School of Law

Professor Kyle Velte has been appointed associate dean for faculty at KU Law. Velte will chair the law school’s faculty hiring committee, oversee course scheduling, and aid in research and scholarship production.

KU Law announces associate dean for diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging

KU Law has announced the appointment of Jamila Jefferson-Jones, professor of law, as the new associate dean for diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging. Jefferson-Jones joined the KU Law faculty in July and previously was a professor at Wayne State University and UMKC.

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