Kentucky

Disability Law

Disability lawyer who made $22M cleared by probe, his lawyer says, but SSA axes some client benefits

Criminal Justice

Man on lawn mower charged with public intoxication; police say BAC was 5 times legal limit

Criminal Justice

Jurors convict girlfriend in lawyer’s murder; prosecutor argued she was a ‘manipulator’

Criminal Justice

Girlfriend in lawyer slaying case said she acted in self-defense when ‘the hillbilly came out in me’

Legal Ethics

Offended by victim-impact statement, judge comments on Facebook; is it an ethics violation?

Business of Law

Steptoe lays off 32, including 14 attorneys, following energy-price drop

National Pulse

Kentucky tests new assessment tool to determine whether to keep defendants behind bars

Legal Ethics

Lawyer fights ‘Scarlet S’ of suspension in suit claiming state bar has unconstitutional authority

Legal Ethics

Failure to pay child support warrants disbarment, state supreme court says

Criminal Justice

Legislator says his DUI charge should be dismissed, cites obscure section in Kentucky constitution

Constitutional Law

Supreme Court agrees to hear same-sex marriage cases

Personal Lives

Lawyer dedicates settlement for partial loss of hand to helping kids get a good education

Business of Law

Workers reportedly get pink slips at Bingham global services center

Criminal Justice

Ex-bookkeeper convicted of $93.5K law firm theft may get more time for probation violation

Constitutional Law

6th Circuit upholds same-sex marriage bans in 4 states; will issue now go to US Supreme Court?

Trials & Litigation

Senior prosecutor is fired one day after courtroom outburst

Law in Popular Culture

Sordid or educational? ‘Deadbeat’ TV show shames child-support scofflaws with real courtroom footage

Appellate Practice

Woman who won new murder trial despite earlier manslaughter plea bargain won’t be retried

Trials & Litigation

Law firm seeks to join line of judgment creditors against ex-attorney Stan Chesley

Law Firm Marketing

Law firm uses rapper Master P and his ‘trademark grunt’ to brand its advertising