Ed Johnstone http://wkms.org en Federal Judge Ed Johnstone Remembered for Changing Kentucky Prisons http://wkms.org/post/federal-judge-ed-johnstone-remembered-changing-kentucky-prisons <p></p><p>Federal judge Edward Johnstone who reformed Kentucky’s prison system died yesterday at age 91.</p><p>The longtime Princeton Kentucky resident served as a circuit court judge in Lyon, Trigg, Livingston and Caldwell counties in 1976 before President Jimmy Carter appointed him to the federal bench the following year.</p><p>Johnstone mentored Kentucky Supreme Court Justice Bill Cunningham when he was a young lawyer. Cunningham says Johnstone was well respected in the law community even if people did not agree with his policies. Thu, 27 Jun 2013 20:38:18 +0000 Whitney Jones & John Null 32565 at http://wkms.org Federal Judge Ed Johnstone Remembered for Changing Kentucky Prisons