Kentucky Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Hears Instant Racing Arguments

by Kenny Colston on April 25, 2012

A decision is expected within six weeks over whether Instant Racing is legal in Kentucky. The state’s Court of Appeals heard arguments in the case today.

Instant Racing is a slots-like game that Kentucky racetracks hope to use to boost race purses. But the Family Foundation of Kentucky says the game isn’t pari-mutuel betting like horse racing, but instead is closer to a slot machine.

Foundation executive director Kent Ostrander says based on questions from the appeals judge, he believes the case will go back to square one.

“If the rule of law still presides in Kentucky I feel we’ll have a favorable outcome. Whether that a full reversal or remanded down to the circuit court,” he says. [click to continue…]

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JCPS Student Assignment Hears Arguments, Judges Not Impressed With District’s Plan

by Devin Katayama August 24, 2011

The Kentucky Court of Appeals heard oral arguments today over an interpretation of a state statute, which could affect the JCPS student assignment plan. The debate was between the words enroll versus attend. Since 2000, a state statute (KRS 159.070) has allowed districts to chose where students go to school by removing the word “attend” […]

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Appeals Court Rules In Domain Name Case

by Rick Howlett January 20, 2009

From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh An appellate court says Kentucky may not confiscate the domain names of 141 Internet gambling sites. Governor Steve Beshear says some Internet gambling sites are siphoning millions of badly needed dollars from the commonwealth. He says sites that allow Kentuckians access are operating illegally because they’re not regulated by […]

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