Kentucky

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

White-Collar Crime

Ex-lawyer gets 20 years for charges including $4M client theft in case linked to fen-phen settlement

Constitutional Law

ACLU to defend man jailed for posting heavy metal band’s violent song lyrics on Facebook

Legal Ethics

Lawyer is suspended in third state after police standoff

Attorney's Fees

Judge says ex-attorney must help pay $42M judgment to plaintiffs in fen-phen litigation

Criminal Justice

Defendant claims prosecutor tried to revoke her probation after she told his wife of their affair

Criminal Justice

Suspect in lawyer’s slaying said messages in newspaper, music told him to do it, cop says

Trials & Liltigation

‘Smut-filled’ deposition of lawmaker should be sealed, his lawyer says

Health Law

Hospital to pay feds $40.9M for unnecessary heart surgeries; more than 500 patient suits are ongoing

White-collar crime

At first jailed for contempt, longtime lawyer is now charged in claimed client theft

Legal Ethics

Attorney who complained to state AGs about law firm is now herself facing scrutiny

Legal Ethics

‘I fought the Bar and the Bar won,’ says lawyer announcing his retirement from Ky. legal practice

Constitutional Law

Kentucky AG won’t defend same-sex marriage ruling; governor will hire outside lawyers

Prosecutors

Prosecutor is suspended from his job, allegedly for yelling at PD and forcing her from room

Criminal Justice

Judges at odds with county attorney say he told assistant prosecutors to seek election to their jobs

Legal Ethics

Where are these disbarred lawyers now?

Criminal Justice

Woman is charged in courthouse theft of lawyer’s briefcase