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In-person court proceedings halted through May

Except for some emergency situations, most in-person court proceedings in Kentucky are now halted through May 31, under orders handed down Tuesday by the state Supreme Court.

In-person court proceedings halted; ACLU urges inmate release

COVID-19 impact reaches more aspects of daily life.

Bill seeks to send big legal cases to statewide judges

For years, some Kentucky lawmakers have complained that circuit judges in Frankfort wield too much power in deciding big legal cases. On Monday, Republican lawmakers started advancing a bill aimed at spreading those cases to other judges across the state.
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Senate’s McConnell on mission to reshape the courts

With Republican Mitch McConnell leading the way in the Senate, President Donald Trump is seeking to put his imprint on the federal judiciary for generations to come.

Supreme Court’s Gorsuch touts conservative role for judges

Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch has espoused a limited role for judges in a speech in the hometown of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who championed his confirmation.
Hearing delayed for judge accused of misconduct

Commission nominates 3 lawyers for vacant Kentucky judgeship

The vacancy is in the 1st Division of the circuit court judgeship in Bourbon, Scott and Woodford counties.

Fayette Co. High School students pitch business ideas

Lexington's next generation of entrepreneurs faced off in a "Shark Tank" style competition on Wednesday.

Kentucky Supreme Court considers jury diversity case

The Kentucky Supreme Court is considering a case that could determine what power, if any, judges have to dismiss a jury because it lacks diversity.

Some Kentucky judges limit domestic offenders access to guns

Kentucky lawmakers have resisted trends to restrict domestic violence offenders' access to guns.
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Judges announcing docket for veterans in Boyd

Judges in Boyd County are taking steps to connect veterans with help they may need in northeastern Kentucky.

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