Legal Studies

Kentucky Wesleyan College earns accolades for three programs

Kentucky Wesleyan College has been recognized by PLEXUSS Global Rankings for three programs: #4 Best Online College or University in Kentucky Offering a Bachelor’s Degree Program #5 Best in Kentucky Offering a Legal Professions Program #6 in Kentucky Offering Natural Sciences Programs “These rankings reflect KWC’s reputation for academic excellence and our faculty commitment to…

Kentucky Wesleyan College debate series continues Oct. 29

Oct. 29 debate on Medicare for all The Stanley Reed Pre-Law and Politics Society at Kentucky Wesleyan College is hosting a series of debates. The third, on Marsy’s Law, which is on the November ballot, will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29. and will be available on Zoom by Clicking Here (Passcode: 482132). State…

Kentucky Wesleyan Welcomes Senator Joe Bowen

Former State Senator Joe Bowen of Owensboro will teach a 300 level class at Kentucky Wesleyan College this fall – “Advanced State and Local Government.” “This is my first foray into teaching a college class,” said Bowen. “The syllabus is ready, and I can’t wait to get started. It will be about how the sausage…

Kentucky Wesleyan College Announces Collaborative Partnership with University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law

Kentucky Wesleyan College announces an exciting partnership with the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law.  A new innovative 3+3 Accelerated Law Program will allow Wesleyan students to obtain a juris doctorate no more than six years after their high school graduation.  Students in the following academic majors will enroll as undergraduates at Wesleyan through…

Kentucky Wesleyan College Hosts Vanderbilt University Law Professor

  Owensboro, Ky. (March 10, 2016) – The Stanley Reed Pre-Law and Politics Society will host a presentation, “Constructing Racial Categories in the United States,” with Daniel J. Sharfstein, J.D., a professor of law and history and a Chancellor’s Faculty Fellow at the Vanderbilt University Law School, on Tuesday, March 29, at 7 p.m. in…

Meet Katie Bell

Why did you choose Wesleyan? My mother, Alice Bell, graduated from the College in 1991. So I was familiar with Wesleyan, and I wanted to go to a small school.

Kentucky Wesleyan Invites Public to Civil Rights and Liberties Class

Owensboro, Ky. (Aug. 20, 2015) – The Criminal Justice, Criminology and Law Program at Kentucky Wesleyan College will open a class to the community during the Fall Semester. The course, “Civil Rights and Liberties,” will meet on Monday nights from 6 – 8:30 p.m. in room 214 of the Administratin Building, and begins on Aug.…

Marijuana Legaliztion Debate Looked at Both Side

By Sam Osborne Messenger-Inquirer | Posted: Friday, March 20, 2015 12:00 am A crowd full of students and community members filled the Hocker Family Dining Room on the campus of KWC Thursday night for the Stanley Reed Society’s debate on the legalization of marijuana for recreational use.