Kentucky Supreme Court

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The Kentucky Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that Gov. Matt Bevin didn’t do anything wrong in 2017 when he overhauled several state boards that deal with public education.

The Kentucky Supreme Court has unanimously ruled against “Marsy’s Law,” a proposal that would have enshrined a new list of rights for crime victims in the state constitution.

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Republican Kentucky state Senator Whitney Westerfield of Hopkinsville on Friday filed to run for the First District state Supreme Court Justice seat.


Kentucky’s chief justice of the Supreme Court says he expects bail reform to come up again in the state legislature. 

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Governor Matt Bevin appointed Murray native David Buckingham to the First Supreme Court District of Kentucky on Wednesday.


Kentucky’s Judicial Nominating Committee announced  Tuesday nominees to fill a vacant Supreme Court seat in west Kentucky.

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Kentucky's Supreme Court has heard arguments about whether a proposed amendment to the state's Constitution outlining rights for crime victims was worded correctly.

An appellate judge has announced he will run for a spot on the Kentucky Supreme Court days after Justice Bill Cunningham retired.

A new Kentucky Supreme Court justice will be sworn in to office next week.

A statement from the Administrative Office of the Courts says Debra Hembree Lambert will be formally sworn in as a justice on Feb. 4 at the state Capitol in Frankfort. She was elected to the court in November and will serve the 3rd Supreme Court District, which includes 27 counties in southern and south-central Kentucky.

Before her election to the Supreme Court, Lambert served as an appellate judge for four years and before that was a circuit judge for Lincoln, Pulaski and Rockcastle counties.

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Kentucky Supreme Court Justice Bill Cunningham has announced that he will retire from the bench early next year.