Kentucky Court of Appeals http://wkyufm.org en Honduran Central to U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Will Get New Kentucky Trial http://wkyufm.org/post/honduran-central-us-supreme-court-ruling-will-get-new-kentucky-trial <p><span class="paragraph-0">A convicted drug trafficker from Honduras who won a 2010 U.S. Supreme Court ruling will get a new trial after a Kentucky appeals court overturned his conviction because his attorney gave bad advice about deportation.</span><span class="paragraph-1"> The Kentucky Court of Appeals has ordered a new trial for Jose Padilla, a native of Honduras and permanent legal resident of the United States.</span> Mon, 01 Oct 2012 00:39:46 +0000 Associated Press 20002 at http://wkyufm.org Kentucky Appeals Court Meeting at WKU, Will Decide Immigration Case http://wkyufm.org/post/kentucky-appeals-court-meeting-wku-will-decide-immigration-case <p>The Kentucky Court of Appeals is set to hear arguments over whether a truck driver can benefit from a U.S. Supreme Court ruling over what advice attorneys must give non-citizens about possible deportations. Tue, 28 Aug 2012 13:07:58 +0000 Associated Press 18200 at http://wkyufm.org Kentucky Court of Appeals to Hear Cases at WKU http://wkyufm.org/post/kentucky-court-appeals-hear-cases-wku <p>The Kentucky Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments in three cases at Western Kentucky University Tuesday. The August 28th proceedings will be open to the public.&nbsp;</p><p> Sun, 26 Aug 2012 12:08:00 +0000 Dan Modlin 17950 at http://wkyufm.org Kentucky Court of Appeals to Hear Cases at WKU Kentucky Court Upholds Man's Actions Under "Stand Your Ground" Law http://wkyufm.org/post/kentucky-court-upholds-mans-actions-under-stand-your-ground-law <p>The Kentucky Court of Appeals has issued a divided ruling related to Kentucky&rsquo;s version of a &ldquo;stand your ground&rdquo; law. Those laws have been in the national spotlight recently following the shooting death of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin. Fri, 22 Jun 2012 16:14:14 +0000 Associated Press & Kevin Willis 14496 at http://wkyufm.org Court of Appeals Says A.G. Office has Limited Powers to Initiate Investigations http://wkyufm.org/post/court-appeals-says-ag-office-has-limited-powers-initiate-investigations <p>In a ruling today based on a Powell County drug case, the Kentucky Court of Appeals ruled that the state Attorney General&#39;s office has limited powers to initiate investigations. In addition, the Court threw out an eastern Kentucky drug conviction, saying the Attorney General&#39;s office overstepped its bounds. Fri, 08 Jun 2012 18:15:38 +0000 Associated Press & Dan Modlin 13766 at http://wkyufm.org Court of Appeals Says A.G. Office has Limited Powers to Initiate Investigations Judge Hopes to Boost Public Awareness http://wkyufm.org/post/judge-hopes-boost-public-awareness <p>The Chief Judge of the Kentucky Court of Appeals is hoping more people will gain a better understanding of how that court works. Chief Judge Jeff Taylor of Owensboro says the Court of Appeals reviews the correctness of decisions made by trial courts, and conducts sessions around the state to give citizens the opportunity to see how the cases work. Fri, 13 Apr 2012 11:38:00 +0000 Dan Modlin 10577 at http://wkyufm.org Judge Hopes to Boost Public Awareness