Kentucky Supreme Court

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3:53 pm
Wed July 3, 2013

Ky. Supreme Court To Hear Instant Racing Challenge

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The Kentucky Supreme Court will hear arguments in August over whether a slot machine-like device, known as Instant Racing, is legal in the state.

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9:24 am
Mon April 29, 2013

Ky. Supreme Court Rules Teacher's Actions Were Not "Conduct Unbecoming"

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.

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12:40 pm
Thu April 25, 2013

Court: Tell Students Of Rights Before Questioning

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A deeply divided Kentucky Supreme Court has ruled that school administrators and school resource officers cannot question students without first reading the student his rights.

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2:05 pm
Wed April 3, 2013

Three Women To Serve On State Supreme Court

Judge Michelle M. Keller
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FRANKFORT, Ky. - In a historic appointment, Governor Steve Beshear has named Court of Appeals Judge Michelle M. Keller of Fort Mitchell to the Kentucky Supreme Court.

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7:43 am
Fri January 18, 2013

Ky. Supreme Court Justice Battling Brain Tumor Retires

Justice Wil Schroder

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

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3:32 pm
Thu December 13, 2012

Ky. Supreme Weighing "Conduct Unbecoming a Teacher"

Rosalind Hurley-Richards

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.” 

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4:36 pm
Sun November 25, 2012

Court Considering Miranda Warning For Students

FRANKFORT, Ky.  -- The Kentucky Supreme Court is considering a case that would require school officials to read Miranda rights to students being questioned.

The case out of Nelson County was argued in October and could be decided later this month, according to The Courier-Journal.

It stems from a 2009 incident in which a teacher at Nelson County High School in Bardstown found an empty prescription pain pill bottle on a restroom floor with a student's name on it.

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10:58 am
Thu September 20, 2012

Kentucky Court Orders Hearing On Exposure To Facebook

LOUISVILLE, Ky.  --  The Kentucky Supreme Court has ordered a judge to consider whether the deliberations of jurors in a murder trial were tainted by their exposure to the Facebook page of the victim's mother.

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12:10 pm
Mon July 23, 2012

Former Judge Loses Bid To Be Reinstated

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- The state's highest court has denied an eastern Kentucky judge's bid to return to the bench after he was ousted for misconduct.

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9:56 pm
Wed July 18, 2012

Administration, Tracks Seek High Court Review

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- The issue of slot-like games at Kentucky's racetracks is headed back to the Kentucky Supreme Court.

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