Kentucky Supreme Court http://wkms.org en AG Argues KY Supreme Court Case http://wkms.org/post/ag-argues-ky-supreme-court-case <p></p><p>Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway says he will argue a case over the powers of his office before the state Supreme Court this week.</p><p>The Courier-Journal reports justices will consider under what circumstances the office can participate in investigations across the state. Tue, 12 Nov 2013 12:47:54 +0000 The Associated Press 36490 at http://wkms.org AG Argues KY Supreme Court Case Former KY Supreme Court Justice Schroder Dies http://wkms.org/post/former-ky-supreme-court-justice-schroder-dies <p></p><p>The family of former Kentucky Supreme Court Justice Wil Schroder says he has died.</p><p>His cousin, Kenton County Judge-executive Steve Arlinghaus, told The Kentucky Enquirer that the 67-year-old passed away late Saturday night. Mon, 28 Oct 2013 11:59:20 +0000 The Associated Press 36092 at http://wkms.org Former KY Supreme Court Justice Schroder Dies KY Supreme Court To Hear Informant Case http://wkms.org/post/ky-supreme-court-hear-informant-case <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Kentucky Supreme Court is set to hear an appeal lawsuit brought by the family of a man who was killed while serving as an informant for the Kentucky State Police.</span></p><p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 11:31:52 +0000 The Associated Press 35796 at http://wkms.org KY Supreme Court To Hear Informant Case Kentucky Supreme Court Upholds Dunlap Death Sentence http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-supreme-court-upholds-dunlap-death-sentence <p>The Kentucky Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence of a Western Kentucky man who pleaded guilty in 2010 to killing three children and attacking their mother near Fort Campbell.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 20 Jun 2013 16:53:02 +0000 Rob Canning & The Associated Press 32320 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Supreme Court Upholds Dunlap Death Sentence Kentucky Supreme Court Overturns Murder Conviction of Teenager http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-supreme-court-overturns-murder-conviction-teenager <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The conviction and 50-year prison sentence of a Kentucky teenager has been overturned after the Kentucky Supreme Court concluded his confession was coerced. The high court today ordered a new trial for 19-year-old Garrett Thomas Dye. A jury convicted Dye in 2011 of beating his adopted sister to death.</span></p><p> Thu, 20 Jun 2013 16:44:14 +0000 Rob Canning & The Associated Press 32319 at http://wkms.org KY Supreme Court Rules Teachers Actions Not "Conduct Unbecoming" http://wkms.org/post/ky-supreme-court-rules-teachers-actions-not-conduct-unbecoming <p>The Kentucky Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a longtime Fayette County elementary school teacher who was suspended without pay for nearly a year and a half for how she disciplined children running in the hall.</p><p>In their <a href="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wuky/files/201304/2011-SC-000599-DG.pdf" target="_blank">opinion issued last week</a>, justices found that Rosalind Hurley-Richards did not commit “conduct unbecoming a teacher” when she used physical contact to direct a rowdy second-grade boy toward the principal’s office. The 7-year-old student was not harmed.</p><p> Mon, 29 Apr 2013 15:28:39 +0000 Brenna Angel 31138 at http://wkms.org KY Supreme Court Rules Teachers Actions Not "Conduct Unbecoming" Kentucky Court Orders Release of Child Death Records http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-court-orders-release-child-death-records <p></p><p>The Kentucky Supreme Court has ordered Kentucky child welfare officials to publicly release records of child abuse cases resulting in death or serious injury.</p><p>The court released the 3-3 vote Thursday on whether to halt a lower court decision ordering the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to open the cases. The tie vote let the lower court decision stand. Fri, 26 Apr 2013 12:27:08 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 31047 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Court Orders Release of Child Death Records For First Time, Kentucky Supreme Court Has Three Women Justices http://wkms.org/post/first-time-kentucky-supreme-court-has-three-women-justices <p></p><p>In a historic appointment, Governor Steve Beshear has named Court of Appeals Judge Michelle M. Keller of Fort Mitchell to the Kentucky Supreme Court.</p><p>The appointment increases the number of women on the state's highest court to three. It is the first time the state Supreme Court has had three female justices on the bench. Wed, 03 Apr 2013 17:31:48 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 30102 at http://wkms.org For First Time, Kentucky Supreme Court Has Three Women Justices KY House Passes Supreme Court Public Financing Bill http://wkms.org/post/ky-house-passes-supreme-court-public-financing-bill <p></p><p>The Kentucky House passed a perennial proposal yesterday to create a system of public financing for Supreme Court races. Democratic state Representative Jim Wayne says the legislation would ensure that the Commonwealth's top court isn't influenced by private campaign donors. The measure now goes to the Senate where it faces dim prospects.</p> Tue, 05 Mar 2013 14:14:59 +0000 John Walker & The Associated Press 28877 at http://wkms.org KY House Passes Supreme Court Public Financing Bill KY Supreme Court Justice Steps Down http://wkms.org/post/ky-supreme-court-justice-steps-down <p></p><p>After more than twenty-nine years of judicial service, Justice Wil Schroder has decided to retire from the Supreme Court of Kentucky. Fri, 18 Jan 2013 14:44:25 +0000 John Walker 26937 at http://wkms.org KY Supreme Court Justice Steps Down