Kentucky

Legal Ethics

Lawyer is suspended for 2 years over wine-shoplifting incident and the way he handled it

Legal Ethics

Judge suspended, accused of threatening ‘bullet in the head’ for cops

Trials & Litigation

Judge jails woman who refused to testify; prosecutors, 2 other judges help win her release

Disability Law

Widow’s suit blames disability lawyer for her husband’s suicide

Business of Law

Lawyer’s idea spawns industry that finds successful accident plaintiffs to repay insurers

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?