2011 Kentucky Revised Statutes
CHAPTER 432 OFFENSES AGAINST THE STATE AND PUBLIC JUSTICE
432.280 Court may bring criminal action for libel or slander -- Punish resistance to judicial order.


KY Rev Stat § 432.280 (1996 through Reg Sess) What's This?
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432.280 Court may bring criminal action for libel or slander -- Punish resistance to judicial order. Nothing in KRS 432.230 to 432.270 shall prevent any court or judge from proceeding against any person writing or publishing a libel or slanderous words concerning such court or judge in relation to his judicial conduct in court by indictment, nor prevent any court from punishing any person guilty of a contempt in resisting or disobeying any judicial order or process issued by or under the authority of such court. Effective: October 1, 1942 History: Recodified 1942 Ky. Acts ch. 208, sec. 1, effective October 1, 1942, from Ky. Stat. sec. 1299.
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