Kentucky Supreme Court

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Kentuckians are voting on a proposed change to the state constitution that would extend terms for commonwealth’s attorneys and district court judges, as well as raise the experience requirement to become a district court judge.

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Kentucky's Supreme Court has ruled that Gov. Andy Beshear properly paid a law firm $4.2 million in legal fees for helping the state settle a lawsuit against opioid-maker Purdue Pharma when he was attorney general.

Kentucky’s Eviction Crisis Delayed, Not Averted

Aug 10, 2020

Jodie Thomas was earning $62,000 a year until she was let go from her job in December.

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The Kentucky Supreme Court will hold oral arguments next week in five cases on appeal from courts in Fayette, Franklin, Jefferson and Woodford counties. 

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The administrative head of Kentucky’s judiciary system took the oath of office Thursday for a fourth four-year term via the video conferencing service Zoom. 

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Correction: This story has been corrected to reflect new information provided by Julie Tennyson. A previous version of this story incorrectly stated Tennyson would serve on the first female majority panel of the Kentucky Supreme Court.

Paducah attorney Julie Tennyson will serve as a special justice of the Kentucky Supreme Court to review a case as part of at least the second majority female panel.

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The Kentucky Supreme Court plans to hear oral arguments remotely this week for the first time.

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The long-awaited trial for the Marshall County High School shooter will likely be delayed further than June of this year. Due to the limitations created by the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, all parties involved are concerned about a number of issues, including putting together a jury.


FRANKFORT — The Kentucky Supreme Court issued a new order closing judicial facilities to in-person services and postponing eviction filings.

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  The Kentucky Supreme Court issued a set of orders temporarily changing visitation/custodial arrangements for children in the commonwealth, in light of the “COVID-19 emergency.”