Category: Academics

Visiting Scholar Spotlight: Xiu “Monica” Huang

Five questions with Xiu “Monica” Huang, Visiting Scholar from China 1. Why did you choose to study at KU Law? How did you learn about our program and establish contact? KU offers world-class education and enjoys a strong… Read More

Native American photographer focuses on blended future in tribal law, film  

According to the American Bar Association, Native American attorneys make up 0.3 percent of the more than 1 million lawyers in the United States; I want to change that. Now, more than ever, Native Americans need capable, committed… Read More

Finding focus

Law student with OCD manages condition with accommodations, perseverance My friends from high school like to joke around about the new, low-key version of Emily Brown. They saw me at my worst: unmedicated, with a mind that could… Read More

Visiting Scholar Spotlight: Doğan Durna

Five questions with Doğan Durna, visiting scholar from Turkey 1. Why did you choose to study at KU Law? How did you learn about our program and establish contact? In 2010 I met Prof.John Head through a friend of mine… Read More

Presiding over the classroom

Kansas Supreme Court Justice Caleb Stegall teaches Appellate Advocacy at KU Law. Alumni judges return to KU Law as teachers For future attorneys whose professional success will often hinge on the ruling of a judge, having one as… Read More

Visiting Scholar Spotlight: Yueqing Li

Five questions with Yueqing Li, visiting scholar from China 1. Why did you choose to study at KU Law? How did you learn about our program and establish contact? One of my friends recommended KU to me.When viewing… Read More

Visiting Scholar Spotlight: Bakht Munir

Five questions with Bakht Munir, visiting scholar from Pakistan 1. Why did you choose to study at KU Law? How did you learn about our program and establish contact? There are lots of considerations for selecting KU Law,… Read More

Law and wanderlust

Curiosity, sense of adventure draw student to 7 continents in 10 months Cachet Hancock’s legal education spanned three years and seven continents. The 2017 graduate combined her love of travel with her educational pursuits, visiting all seven continents… Read More

A tumultuous, but rewarding, time to be an attorney

The late Jeremy Bentham once said, “The power of the lawyer is in the uncertainty of the law.” The truth in Bentham’s words became apparent almost immediately after I started my classes at KU Law. One of the… Read More

Rewards of staying busy

Student finds place in legal community during hectic 2L year You may have heard the old adage: the first year of law school they scare you to death, the second year they work you to death, and the… Read More