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Fayette County Master Commissioner to hold Kentucky’s first-ever online sale in face of pandemic

In the first sale of its kind in Kentucky, the master commissioner for Fayette Circuit Court will hold property auctions online as a pilot program. The move to online judicial sales comes amid safety concerns over in-person gatherings of large groups of bidders, a regular element of traditional auctions. James H. Frazier III Online auctions will take place Monday, Aug. 3, and Monday, Aug. 10. To learn...

Bevin submits amicus brief to Kentucky Supreme Court supporting business ordered to print t-shirts

Governor Matt Bevin has submitted an amicus brief to the Kentucky Supreme Court in the landmark case of Lexington-Fayette Urban County Human Rights Commission vs. Hands-On Originals. Governor Matt Bevin Gov. Bevin’s amicus brief supports Hands-On Originals, a small t-shirt printing business in Lexington. In 2014, the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Human Rights Commission determined that Hands-On...

Fayette Circuit Judge Goodwin among three nominees for vacancy on state Court of Appeals

The Judicial Nominating Commission, led by Chief Justice of Kentucky John D. Minton Jr., Friday announced three nominees to fill the vacant Court of Appeals judgeship that serves the 5th Appellate District in Central Kentucky. The vacancy is in the district’s Division 1. The commission met Thursday in Frankfort. The three nominees for the judgeship are Pamela R. Goodwine of Lexington and Robert...

State Supreme Court rejects Lexington abortion clinic bid to stay open while it challenges Appeals Court

The only abortion clinic in the eastern half of Kentucky will remain closed while it appeals the state’s closure of it to the state Supreme Court. The court denied a request from EMW Women’s Clinic to repoen. It closed in June, “when the Court of Appeals overturned a Fayette Circuit Court ruling that allowed it to stay open after a legal challenge by Gov. Matt Bevin. The Court of...