354 ABA Journal Kentucky articles.
A recent surge in COVID-19 cases prompted the federal court in San Francisco to announce Thursday that it would postpone jury trials until October.
Jul 24, 2020 3:09 PM CDT
Most judges say systemic racism exists in criminal justice system
Sixty-five percent of 634 judges responding to a survey said they think systemic racism exists in the criminal justice system.…
Jul 23, 2020 4:40 PM CDT
In light of COVID-19 concerns, Kentucky canceled on Thursday its July and September bar exams, which would have been in-person tests. The state now plans to use the National Conference of Bar Examiners remote test, which is scheduled for early October.
Jul 9, 2020 2:04 PM CDT
Another law firm cuts pay for lawyers and staffers
Holland & Hart is reducing profit distributions to equity partners and cutting pay for salaried lawyers by 15%. Staff members who…
Jun 24, 2020 4:48 PM CDT
AG Barr says ‘witches’ brew’ of extremist groups caused violence
U.S. Attorney General William Barr said at a press conference Thursday that many African Americans lack confidence in the American…
Jun 4, 2020 3:38 PM CDT
Mike Harmon, the Kentucky auditor of public accounts, announced Thursday that his audit findings for three prosecutors' offices
will be referred to the FBI and the state attorney.
May 22, 2020 11:13 AM CDT
Oregon top court halts lifting of stay-at-home orders
The Oregon Supreme Court stayed a judge’s injunction Monday evening granted to 10 churches challenging the state’s ban on religious services. The…
May 19, 2020 4:38 PM CDT
The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Cincinnati ruled Saturday that the Maryville Baptist Church in Louisville, Kentucky, may host in-person church services while an appeal of its case is pending.
May 11, 2020 11:14 AM CDT
Federal judge strikes down Kentucky travel ban
U.S. District Judge William Bertelsman ruled Monday that Kentucky’s restrictions on out-of-state travel are unconstitutional. The travel ban allowed travel outside the state…
May 6, 2020 3:36 PM CDT
U.S. District Judge Justin Walker has a new and higher rating from the ABA as he appears before
the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday for a hearing on his nomination the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
May 6, 2020 2:18 PM CDT
The chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has taken a preliminary step that could lead to a review of the circumstances surrounding the retirement of one of the court’s judges.
May 5, 2020 12:14 PM CDT
The Maryville Baptist Church in Louisville, Kentucky, may host drive-in services despite orders by Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear that ban mass gatherings and require the closure of all businesses that are not “life-sustaining,” a federal appeals court ruled Saturday.
May 4, 2020 10:44 AM CDT
A federal magistrate judge has ruled that he has no authority to force a retraction by a civil rights lawyer who criticized Kentucky State Police officers.
May 1, 2020 11:33 AM CDT
A Kentucky lawyer was arrested Tuesday on a charge of terroristic threatening for comments that he made about the Democratic Kentucky governor on Facebook.
Apr 24, 2020 4:17 PM CDT
The sheriff in Nelson County, Kentucky, says his deputies are stationed at the home of a man with COVID-19 to enforce a quarantine order.
Mar 17, 2020 10:05 AM CDT
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