Kentucky

Legal Ethics

Judge publicly reprimanded for jailing domestic-violence witness who recanted

Government Law

Kentucky governor is looking for law firm to investigate predecessor

Judiciary

Embattled Kentucky judge who highlighted jury diversity issues agrees to paid suspension

Civil Rights

Judge sues judicial conduct commission claiming 1st Amendment right to criticize system on Facebook

Business of Law

Hogan Lovells to open global business services center in Louisville, Kentucky

Legal Ethics

Federal judge feels tricked into ‘chicanery, duplicity and mendacity’ in Stan Chesley matter

Civil Rights

Appeals court stops case mid-trial, in latest judge-prosecutor dispute over jury diversity

Criminal Justice

Lawyer tells how she nearly fell for jury duty scam

Criminal Justice

Former law firm office manager gets 27 months for stealing $265K over 30 months

Family Law

Judge faces ethics case after jailing woman who recanted domestic violence claims

Legal Ethics

Facing new conduct probe, Kentucky judge fights back in First Amendment suit

Criminal Justice

Defendant’s apology for shouting N-word gets him a reduced contempt sentence

Constitutional Law

New Facebook post by judge on lack of jury diversity sparks new recusal motion

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Court-ordered mediation ends judge-prosecutor dispute; blanket disqualification motion is dropped

Civil Rights

Chief justice orders mediation for top prosecutor and judge in dispute over Facebook posts

Constitutional Law

Kentucky governor restores voting rights of over 100,000 felons, but does he have power to do so?

Legal Ethics

Warrant is issued for the arrest of disbarred fen-phen lawyer after he fails to show up at hearing

Opening Statements

Kentucky’s attempt to keep teens from dropping out of school meets with resistance

Juries

Was judge right to dismiss jury due to lack of black members? Top state court to decide

First Amendment

Federal judge: Psychologist did not need state license to give advice to parents in newspaper column