Kentucky Supreme Court

Ky.'s High Court Vacates Student's Drug Conviction

May 14, 2015

Kentucky's highest court says a fraternity house should be considered a private residence in a search-and-seizure case stemming from a college student's drug conviction after police found marijuana in his room.

Kentucky Supreme Court Reviews School Bullying Case

Mar 25, 2015

The Kentucky Supreme Court has heard arguments in a case delving into whether teachers and school administrators can be found negligent for the suicide of a bullied student.

Kentucky Court Permanently Disbars Lexington Attorney

Apr 17, 2014

The Kentucky Supreme Court has permanently disbarred a Lexington attorney who is serving probation for theft of his clients' money.

High Court Rules Sex Offender Can't Take Ky. Bar Exam

Mar 20, 2014

The Ky. Supreme Court has turned away an appeal from a convicted sex offender to take the bar exam and become a practicing lawyer.

Convicted Killer Donald Southworth To Get A New Trial

Mar 20, 2014

The Kentucky Supreme Court has overturned the murder conviction of Donald Southworth.

Ky. High Court Rejects Appeal From Death Row Inmate

Mar 20, 2014

A Kentucky Death Row Inmate has lost another round in court to reopen his case.

Court Leaves Instant Racing Question Unsettled

Feb 20, 2014
Associated Press

The Kentucky Supreme Court has upheld the state's authority to regulate betting on older, recorded horse races.

FRANKFORT, Ky. - 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.

FRANKFORT, Ky. - A Kentucky Supreme Court Justice has announced his retirement after being diagnosed with a brain tumor.

FRANKFORT, Ky. - The Kentucky Supreme Court is weighing whether actions by an award winning educator who disciplined an elementary school student constitute “conduct unbecoming a teacher.”