LEAD Program at KU Law

When Makaela Stevens was just a senior in high school, she received an email advertising the Legal Education Accelerated Degree (LEAD) Program. LEAD offers students the opportunity to fast-track their education undergraduate and law school education. Students who apply and are accepted into the LEAD program can earn a bachelor’s degree and a Juris Doctor in six years instead of …

Visiting Scholar Spotlight: Hilal Lale Ayhan Izmirli

Five questions with Hilal Lale Ayhan Izmirli, Visiting Scholar from Turkey Visiting scholar Hilal Lale Ayhan Izmirli from Ankara, Turkey, joins the University of Kansas School of Law for the fall 2021 semester. A member of the law faculty at Ankara Haci Bayram Veli University in Turkey, Ayhan Izmirli specializes in international private law, arbitration law and fundamental concepts of …

Visiting Scholar Spotlight: Sardorbek Yusupov

Five questions with Sardorbek Yusupov, Visiting Scholar from Uzbekistan Sardorbek Yusupov, a legal scholar and law professor from Tashkent, Uzbekistan, is a visiting scholar at the University of Kansas School of Law for the fall 2021 semester. Yusupov serves as an associate professor and head in the Department of Administrative and Financial Law at the Tashkent State University of Law, …

KU Law’s Free Bar Prep Program offers simulated bar exam

For law graduates, passing the bar examination is the final hurdle to clear before starting a legal career. In almost all jurisdictions, the two-day, timed test includes six hours of writing and 200 multiple-choice questions administered under strict conditions. This summer, KU Law students got a practice run of those conditions during an in-person simulated bar exam at Green Hall. …