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Federal appeals court sides with Beshear, allows order to halt classes at private religious schools

By Mark Maynard Kentucky Today A federal appeals court on Sunday morning sided with Gov. Andy Beshear’s order to close religious private schools and others in the state as the coronavirus rages in Kentucky. The U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati granted Beshear’s request to temporarily halt a judge’s ruling that would have allowed 17 private Christian schools to reopen. Those schools...

COVID-19 pandemic forces Louisville law students to shift prestigious internships to hybrid model

By Stuart Esrock University of Louisville Even as the COVID-19 crisis squeezed millions of jobs out of the market, many University of Louisville students pressed forward with their professional development plans. One such student is Katie Davidson, who recently completed her second year at the Brandeis School of Law. The Louisville native is spending the summer interning with the U.S. Sixth Circuit...

Northern KY attorney nominated for U.S. appeals court; Union resident Nalbandian awaits confirmation

By Tom Latek Kentucky Today A Northern Kentucky attorney has been nominated by President Donald J. Trump to serve on the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, based in Cincinnati. Nalbandian The White House announced Tuesday the naming of John B. Nalbandian, of Union, to the federal appeals court bench. Nalbandian is a partner in the litigation practice group of Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP,...