Circuit Court

Government
9:40 am
Fri October 31, 2014

For the First Time in 40 Years, Kentucky's Circuit, Appellate Courts Will Be Redrawn

Originally published on Fri October 31, 2014 6:01 am

As Kentucky's circuit judges' eight-year terms come to an end this year, the state legislature and Supreme Court have begun developing a strategy to redraw the state's appellate and circuit courts for the first time in more than 40 years.

In a recent legislative committee meeting, Kentucky Supreme Court Chief Justice John Minton announced the start of the judiciary branch's massive redistricting undertaking, starting with an enormous study of each circuit's caseloads and responsibilities to be completed by January 2016.

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Government
2:35 pm
Mon September 3, 2012

Tuesday Second Court Furlough Day

Photo courtesy Commonwealth of Kentucky.

Tomorrow marks the second of three furlough days in Kentucky’s state judicial system. Courthouses across the state will be closed as part of the system’s budget cutting plan. Most court operations, including pre-trial services, driver license branches and bond processing will be shut down.

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Government
8:24 am
Mon July 16, 2012

Federal Appeals Court Ruling

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A divided federal appeals court last week granted a Kentucky death row inmate a new sentencing hearing in the rape and murder of a 16-year-old Muhlenberg County girl. 

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