WKU Public Radio News Staff
Thu February 23, 2012
Kentucky Supreme Court to Hear Redistricting Case Friday
The Supreme Court of Kentucky has announced that it will hear oral arguments in the legislative re-districting case in the state Friday morning, February 24th, starting at ten a.m., Eastern time. Oral aruments will be presented about the constitutionality of the General Assembly's redrawing of state legislative districts.
The Supreme Court session will be open to the public, and will take place at the Supreme Court Courtroom in the State Capitol in Frankfort. Parties will be presenting arguments on the constitutionality of House Bill 1, under Section 33 of the Kentucky Constitution.
Court officials say the public may observe oral arguments in the case via the Supreme Court live stream on the Kentucky Court of Justice website. The arguments will be available online, as they occur in real time, and are not available as archives.