Kentucky Court of Appeals

Regional
7:39 pm
Sun September 30, 2012

Honduran Central to U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Will Get New Kentucky Trial

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. 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.

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Regional
8:07 am
Tue August 28, 2012

Kentucky Appeals Court Meeting at WKU, Will Decide Immigration Case

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.

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Regional
7:08 am
Sun August 26, 2012

Kentucky Court of Appeals to Hear Cases at WKU

Kentucky Court of Appeals

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. 

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Regional
11:14 am
Fri June 22, 2012

Kentucky Court Upholds Man's Actions Under "Stand Your Ground" Law

The Kentucky Court of Appeals has issued a divided ruling related to Kentucky’s version of a “stand your ground” law. Those laws have been in the national spotlight recently following the shooting death of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin.

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Regional
1:15 pm
Fri June 8, 2012

Court of Appeals Says A.G. Office has Limited Powers to Initiate Investigations

In a ruling today based on a Powell County drug case, the Kentucky Court of Appeals ruled that the state Attorney General's office has limited powers to initiate investigations. In addition, the Court threw out an eastern Kentucky drug conviction, saying the Attorney General's office overstepped its bounds.

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Regional
6:38 am
Fri April 13, 2012

Judge Hopes to Boost Public Awareness

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.

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