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Recent Decisions From the Kentucky Supreme Court

Tigue v. Commonwealth  
Date: March 14, 2019
Docket Number: 2017-SC-000156-MR

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the portion of the trial court’s judgment that contained Defendant’s first-degree murder conviction and affirmed the remainder of the judgment, holding that errors made by the trial court affec...

Ward v. Commonwealth  
Date: March 14, 2019
Docket Number: 2017-SC-000343-MR

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the circuit court convicting Defendant of first-degree sodomy, possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, and being a persistent felony offender in the first degree, holding...

Bryant v. Louisville Metro Housing Authority  
Date: March 14, 2019
Docket Number: 2017-SC-000367-DG

Justia Opinion Summary: In this negligence action, the Supreme Court affirmed the judgments of the circuit court and court of appeals that Defendants were protected by the immunity doctrine, holding that Louisville Metro Housing Authority (LMHA...

Hammond v. Commonwealth  
Date: March 14, 2019
Docket Number: 2017-SC-000629-MR

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the circuit court sentencing Defendant to twenty-five years for first-degree robbery, reckless homicide, and tampering with evidence, holding that there was no error in Defendan...

ROBERT ROGERS V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: March 14, 2019
Docket Number: 2018-SC-000118-MR
JIMMY DAVIS V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: March 14, 2019
Docket Number: 2018-SC-000124-MR
GEORGE ROBERT WHITE V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: March 14, 2019
Docket Number: 2018-SC-000183-MR
RODNEY WEINEL V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Date: March 14, 2019
Docket Number: 2018-SC-000186-MR
Trevino v. Transit Authority of River City  
Date: March 14, 2019
Docket Number: 2018-SC-000364-WC

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the opinion of the court of appeals affirming the decision of the Workers’ Compensation Board (Board) affirming the administrative law judge’s (ALJ) denial of Appellant’s claim for benefits pur...

Morton v. Tipton  
Date: March 14, 2019
Docket Number: 2018-SC-000390-DGE

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the court of appeals in this grandparent visitation case affirming the judgment of the trial court awarding limited grandparent visitation to Bruce Tipton, the paternal grandfat...

KENTUCKY BAR ASSOCIATION V. RACHELLE NICHOLE HOWELL
Date: March 14, 2019
Docket Number: 2018-SC-000438-KB
INQUIRY COMMISSION V. JOSEPH W. BOLIN
Date: March 14, 2019
Docket Number: 2018-SC-000448-KB
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