Latest Kentucky Supreme Court News

Judge to decide 'Marsy's Law' ballot question in Kentucky

Oct. 9, 2018 6:04 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — On election day, the Kentucky legislature will ask voters a yes or no question: "Are you in favor of providing constitutional rights to victims of crime, including the right to be treated fairly, with dignity and respect, and the right to be informed and to have a voice in the...

Court to consider if sex offender can be alone with own kids

Sep. 20, 2018 6:00 AM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Supreme Court has been asked to decide whether a convicted sex offender can spend time alone with his own children. The Courier Journal reports that 33-year-old Ryan Scott Stone pleaded guilty to third-degree sodomy of a juvenile male relative in 2007. In 2015, the state...

Pension arguments to be aired on statewide television

Sep. 12, 2018 5:13 AM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Arguments before the Kentucky Supreme Court about the future of the state's public pension system will be broadcast live on statewide television. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the Supreme Court is partnering with Kentucky Educational Television to broadcast the arguments on...