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Showdown between Kavanaugh, accuser scheduled for next week

Republicans are forging ahead with plans for a Senate hearing they had hoped to avoid on a woman’s claims that Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when both were high schoolers, hoping to salvage his endangered Supreme Court nomination with a risky, nationally televised showdown between the judge and his accuser.

Judge denies protection order against former Lexington police sergeant

A judge has denied a protective order Thursday against former Lexington Police Sergeant Jervis Middleton.

Judge blocks release of 3D-printed gun plans

A federal judge in Seattle has issued a temporary restraining order to stop the release of blueprints to make untraceable and undetectable 3D-printed plastic guns.

Sentencing delayed for man accused of torture, rape and kidnapping

A Clark County man convicted of torturing, raping and kidnapping a woman will wait another month before he can be sentenced.

Not guilty pleas entered for 4 in death of Kentucky woman

A judge has entered not guilty pleas for the daughter and son-in-law of a Kentucky woman who was reported missing and found dead.
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Judge denies Gov. Bevin’s request to depose plaintiffs in pension lawsuit

The fight over whether or not the new public pension law is legal raged on in court Monday.

New judge takes over post for judge against gay adoption

GLASGOW, Ky. (AP) - A new judge has taken over for a Kentucky judge who retired amid controversy over his objection to hearing adoption...
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UPDATE: Woman pleads guilty in deadly DUI crash

A woman responsible for the 2016 deaths of a Louisville police detective and a University of Kentucky employee pleaded guilty Friday, according to court records. 
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Smallwood appointed to Kentucky appellate vacancy

A Kentucky lawyer has been appointed to fill a vacancy on the state Court of Appeals. Gov. Matt Bevin appointed Gene Smallwood Jr. of Whitesburg to serve as judge on the court for Kentucky's 7th Appellate District, Division 2.
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Judge dismisses lawsuit challenging right-to-work law

In a legal victory for Kentucky's Republican governor, a judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by organized labor leaders who challenged the state's right-to-work law.
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Council leader removed as lawyer in child sex abuse lawsuit

A Kentucky city council president has been disqualified as a plaintiff's attorney in a child sex abuse lawsuit against the city and two former police officers.
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3 named for post left by Kentucky judge against gay adoption

A judicial nominating commission has chosen three attorneys for a vacancy left by a Kentucky judge who retired amid controversy over his objection to hearing adoption cases involving gay and lesbian adults.
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Eric Conn pleads not guilty to escape charges

One day after being sent back to the U.S. from Honduras, fugitive lawyer Eric Conn has pleaded not guilty to charges related to his escape.
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Woman charged in death of two Berea College students faces a judge

A Madison County woman is accused of manslaughter in a car crash that killed two Berea College students.

Judge sets trial date for former university board chairman

A judge has set a trial date for former University of Kentucky board chairman Billy Joe Miles, who is charged with rape and sodomy.

Court: Trump can seek to have protester lawsuit dismissed

A federal court says attorneys for President Donald Trump can seek the dismissal of a lawsuit that accuses him of ordering supporters to rough up protesters at a Kentucky rally.
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Kentucky AG asks judge to halt Bevin’s lawsuit

Kentucky's Democratic attorney general has asked a judge to stop the state's Republican governor from trying to recover $4.2 million a Louisville law firm received as part of a state settlement against Oxycontin-maker Purdue Pharma.

Hearing set for judge who refused to handle gay adoptions

A panel says ethics charges will proceed against a Kentucky judge who declared his conscientious objection to handling adoption cases involving gay and lesbian adults, despite his resignation last week.

Judge strikes down Kentucky’s medical review panel law

A state judge has struck down a Kentucky law requiring a panel of doctors to review medical malpractice lawsuits before they go to trial.
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Misconduct charges against former deputy jailer dismissed

A criminal case against a former deputy jailer that resulted from inmates' complaints of mistreatment has been dismissed.

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