ABA Journal

Kentucky

354 ABA Journal Kentucky articles.

Students Accuse Law School of Mismanagement, Racketeering

Students at a private Kentucky law school have a chance to show their administrators what they’ve learned.

They’ve filed a federal suit against the 2-year-old American Justice School of Law,…

Plaintiffs Win Right to Lawyers’ Championship Horse

More than 400 plaintiffs who claimed their lawyers defrauded them out of money due in a pharmaceutical settlement have been awarded a 20 percent stake in champion race horse Curlin.

Counsel: PI Lawyer’s Aide Was FBI Mole

A former legal assistant to one of three jailed personal injury lawyers accused of bilking $65 million from clients in diet drug litigation allegedly spied on her boss for the…

$6.1 M Award in McDonald’s Strip Search

A Kentucky jury has awarded $6.1 million to a young McDonald’s employee who was pressured by a supervisor into cooperating with a strip search and bizarre requests made over the…

Shackled Fen-Phen Lawyers Seek Release, Judge Says No

Shackled and attired in faded gray-and-white-striped jail uniforms, three personal injury attorneys involved in mega-bucks fen-phen litigation attended a federal court hearing in Kentucky today to seek their release.

Accused…

Former KY Bar Ass’n Prez Disbarred

Four years ago, Stephen B. Catron was president of the Kentucky Bar Association. Today he’s no longer a lawyer, having been disbarred last week by the Kentucky Supreme Court.

Catron,…

Editorial Hits ‘Kentucky Trial Derby’

A Wall Street Journal (sub. req.) editorial takes aim at Kentucky for its lax oversight of three tort lawyers accused of overpaying themselves as much as…

3 Fen-Phen Lawyers Jailed Pending Trial

Updated: Seeking a several-month delay of a criminal fraud trial for allegedly bilking clients of $64 million in diet drug litigation settlement proceeds has cost three lawyers their freedom.

Melbourne…

Fen-Phen Lawyers to Pay $60 Million

A Kentucky judge has ordered three lawyers accused of misappropriating proceeds from a diet drug settlement to repay their former clients $62 million.

Judge William Wehr ruled Friday that the…

Unlicensed Gen’l Counsels are Unusual

Does a general counsel of a corporation have to be a licensed lawyer? To many, the answer to that question would seem to be a no-brainer: Yes.

But a small…

Gov’t Tracks Individual Pharmacy Buys

If you don’t want the police at your door unexpectedly, it’s best not to have too many colds and allergies.

Several Kentucky residents found themselves explaining Sudafed purchases to authorities…

Same Course, Different Direction

A Louisville firm strives to retain its city cachet from its dream office in the burbs