Renee Shaw and guests discuss critical race theory, a field of study that examines how systemic racism informs government policy, economic policy, and social practices. Guests include: State Rep. Joseph Fischer (R-Fort Thomas); State Sen. Gerald Neal (D-Louisville); and Gary Houchens, professor of education administration at Western Kentucky University.
Issues presented include the constitutionality of House Bill 1, Senate Bill 1, Senate Bill 2, and House Joint Resolution 77 from the 2021 General Assembly session, and whether the governor has standing to file suit to challenge the legislation by filing suit for declaratory relief. Oral arguments heard on June 10, 2021.
Issues presented include the governor’s authority to issue executive orders related to recently enacted House Bill 1, Senate Bill 1, Senate Bill 2, and House Joint Resolution 77 from the 2021 General Assembly session. Oral arguments heard on June 10, 2021.
In an original action, which began in circuit court regarding the enforceability of a district court suppression of blood test results, issues involve the validity of a Spanish-speaking arrestee’s consent after KRS 189A warnings were read to him in English. Oral arguments heard on June 9, 2021.
Issues in this case, arising out of the death of a seven-year-old boy by drowning in a residential swimming pool at his baseball team practice including also a cookout and swimming all hosted at the home of one of the team coaches, involve the scope of duty and any breach of duty as well as the propriety of summary judgment for the homeowners as affirmed by the Court of Appeals panel. Oral arguments heard on June 9, 2021.
When a defendant is on probation in County A, commits new crimes in County B, and is sentenced, incarcerated, and paroled on the new crimes in County B before the court in County A conducts a revocation hearing, must the court in County A run its previously probated sentence concurrent with the paroled sentence from County B. Oral arguments heard on June 9, 2021.
Renee Shaw and guests discuss the impact of COVID-19 on Kentucky's public health and economy and reflect on lessons learned as the state prepares to fully re-open. Guests include: State Sen. Ralph Alvarado (R-Winchester); State Sen. Reginald Thomas (D-Lexington); Ashley Montgomery-Yates, MD, UK Healthcare; and William Paul McKinney, MD, UofL School of Public Health and Information Sciences.
Bill Bryant and journalists discuss the week's news from the commonwealth, including the latest on COVID-19 vaccinations and re-opening Kentucky's economy. Guests: Ryland Barton, Kentucky Public Radio; John Cheves, Lexington Herald-Leader; and Melissa Patrick, Kentucky Health News.