At issue is whether due process requires expert assistance be provided to indigent parties in dependency, neglect, and abuse cases. Oral arguments heard on Sept. 16, 2020.
At issue is whether Exacta System gaming is pari-mutuel wagering consistent with KRS Chapter 230 and the requirements of 810 KAR 1:001, Section 1 (48). Oral arguments heard on Aug. 14, 2020.
At issue is whether Louisville MSD is an employer under the Whistleblower Act. Oral arguments heard on Aug. 13, 2020.
At issue is whether the Northern Kentucky Area Development District is an employer under the Whistleblower Act. Oral arguments heard on Aug. 12, 2020.
At issue is whether the Big Sandy Area Development District performs an integral state government function, entitling it to governmental immunity under Comair. Oral arguments heard on Aug. 12, 2020.
Commonwealth of Kentucky Ex Rel. J. Michael Brown, Secretary of the Governor’s Executive Cabinet v. Stars Interactive Holdings (IOM) Ltd.
At issue is whether the Commonwealth is “any other person” who has standing to bring claims under the Loss Recovery Act and whether the complaint sufficiently stated a cause of action against the Appellees. On the cross-motion, issues involved are whether the internet gambling sites are “winners” under the Loss Recovery Act from which recovery may be obtained, whether the trial court accurately calculated the damages, and whether treble damages were warranted by the circumstances in this matter. Oral arguments heard on July 2, 2020.
At issue is applicability of the domestic violence exemption from “violent offender” characterization of a husband who pled guilty to first-degree manslaughter of his verbally and physically abusive wife. Did the abuse occur “with regard to” the manslaughter? Oral arguments heard on July 2, 2020.
A. H., the Minor Child of James Hatcher by and through Heidi Gallo, et al. v. Louisville Metro Government, et al.
At issue is whether the estate of a deceased inmate can recover from Metro Government or the director of Metro Corrections for violation of KRS 71.040, which requires jailers to treat inmates humanely. Oral arguments heard on July 1, 2020.
At issue is whether the Secretary of the Finance and Administration Cabinet has the authority to issue a subpoena to a former state employee, who later became an independent contractor/consultant for a contractor providing fraud detection service while investigating whether the renewal of the contracts for the services violate the Model Procurement Code. Oral arguments heard on July 1, 2020.
The issues involve a jurisdictional dispute arising from failure to assert “injured or aggrieved” status in an attempted appeal from final action of a board of adjustment to circuit court. Arguments heard on May 22, 2020.