Latest Kentucky Supreme Court News

Justice and Public Safety Secretary Mary Noble retiring

Jul. 02, 2021 18:43 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Secretary Mary Noble will retire July 15, Gov. Andy Beshear announced Friday. Noble was appointed by Beshear on Dec. 10, 2019, and is the first woman to head the cabinet. “With her vast...

Kentucky's high court reviews case testing executive powers

Jun. 10, 2021 18:10 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky (AP) — Kentucky's highest court heard clashing views Thursday on the scope of executive powers as it reviewed Republican-backed laws that were meant to limit the Democratic governor's authority to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. The nearly hourlong...

AG asks Kentucky's high court to rehear DUI case

May. 20, 2021 18:44 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A recent Kentucky Supreme Court ruling will create a barrier to prosecuting many DUI cases, making the roads less safe, the attorney general said as he seeks another hearing. The rehearing petition from Attorney General Daniel Cameron's office came...

Most virus-related restrictions lifted for Kentucky courts

May. 18, 2021 13:54 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's Supreme Court has ended most coronavirus-related restrictions for the state's court system effective immediately, Chief Justice John D. Minton Jr. said Tuesday. The high court entered administrative orders eliminating most health and...