Downard Denies Request to Remove Green Immediately, Gives Her Five Days to Turn Over Subpoenaed Documents

The chair of the Louisville Metro Council Court that will preside over Councilwoman Judy Green’s removal trial has denied an attempt to oust Green immediately. Green and her assistant have not yet turned over documents requested in a subpoena in July. Earlier this week, the five councilmembers who moved to impeach her filed a motion […]

Green Ignores Subpoenas, Charging Committee Seeks Immediate Removal

The Louisville Metro Council Charging Committee that impeached Councilwoman Judy Green, D-1, says the embattled lawmaker and her legislative aide have ignored subpoenas for key documents in Green’s expulsion trial. The committee’s lawyer filed a motion Monday asking the Metro Council Court to compel Green and her assistant Andrea Jackson to produce e-mails and other […]

Council Rejects Motion to Delay Green Expulsion Trial

The Louisville Metro Council Court has rejected a motion to delay the removal trial of Councilwoman Judy Green, D-1, by a unanimous 17-0 vote. Last week, Green’s attorney, Derwin Webb, filed a motion requesting a postponement due to the embattled councilwoman being hospitalized for an undisclosed medical condition. Grilled by city lawmakers for almost an […]

Attorney Explains New Subpoenas Against Green

The attorney who will prosecute the removal trial of Louisville Metro Councilwoman Judy Green, D-1, met with the Charging Committee Monday to discuss his latest subpoenas, which probe the embattled lawmaker’s Kroger gift card purchases. Last week, attorney Gregg Hovious filed a motion seeking all records associated with Green’s council-issued credit card over the past […]

Attorney Wants Evidence of Green Illness

The attorney representing the Louisville Metro Council Charging Committee wants Councilwoman Judy Green, D-1, to provide medical records as evidence to postpone her upcoming removal trial. Earlier this week, Green’s lawyer said the embattled councilwoman was hospitalized at an unnamed facility for an undisclosed medical condition. She is seeking to delay the hearing scheduled for […]

Council Court Takes Oath for Green Removal Trial

In an unprecedented step, members of the Louisville Metro Council took an oath to sit as jurors in the removal trial of impeached Councilwoman Judy Green, D-1, on Monday. The council court also selected hearing officers to oversee the proceedings and voted on two possible hearing dates in August, but Green’s attorney objected to the […]

Metro Council Court to Meet Today

The members of the Louisville Metro Council who will hear the removal case against Councilwoman Judy Green, D-1, meet Monday to be sworn in as a court and possibly set a trial date. In two separate complaints, the Metro Ethics Commission ruled Green deliberately violated the city’s ethics ordinance. Since then, a bipartisan group of […]

Green’s Attorney Wants Removal Trial Postponed

The trial to remove impeached Louisville Metro Councilwoman Judy Green, D-1, is expected to begin sometime in August and the five-member charging committee met Thursday to go over procedural matters leading up to the hearing. But Green’s attorney says the removal proceedings should be delayed until her ethics hearings are finished. Last month, a bipartisan […]

Green Makes Radio Debut

Facing removal from the Louisville Metro Council, impeached city lawmaker Judy Green, D-1, announced criminal defense attorney Derwin Webb will be her legal counsel for the trial-like proceedings on the debut of her radio program Saturday. The 30-minute show called “Something to Talk About” premiered on gospel station WLOU-1350 AM over the weekend and featured […]