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Kentucky Supreme Court Hears Arguments in Pension Case

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Government employees in Kentucky who sued over state investment decisions have taken their case to the state’s Supreme Court after a lower court said they lacked standing to file suit. The Supreme Court heard arguments in the case Thursday. The fraud lawsuit was filed two years ago by a group of… Read More

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Ky. Supreme Court Candidates Offer Starkly Different Resumes

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – A veteran appellate judge and a prominent lawmaker are highlighting their different resumes while making their case to voters in competing for a seat on the Kentucky Supreme Court. State Sen. Whitney Westerfield and Judge Christopher Shea Nickell are vying to represent a 24-county western Kentucky district on the state’s highest… Read More

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Ky. Justices Rule in Favor of Newspaper Seeking Records

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – The Kentucky Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a newspaper seeking documents related to a sexual harassment complaint against a Republican lawmaker. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports justices ruled Thursday that the Franklin Circuit Court could hear an appeal by the newspaper for records from a sexual harassment complaint filed in… Read More

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Retired Judge Responds To Kentucky Governor’s Criticism

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – A recently retired Kentucky Supreme Court justice who wrote the opinion striking down Republican Gov. Matt Bevin’s pension law has responded to the governor’s criticism of the ruling as an “unprecedented power grab by activist judges.” Justice Daniel Venters writes in an Op-Ed he is a conservative Republican who voted for… Read More