Attorney Asks State Supreme Court to Deny JCPS Student Assignment Case Review

An attorney representing several Jefferson County Public Schools parents has filed a response to the school district’s attempt to overturn a ruling against the student assignment plan. Teddy Gordon has been arguing against JCPS for over a decade. He even won a U.S. Supreme Court decision in 2007, which called the district’s student assignment plan […]

JCPS Asks Kentucky Supreme Court to Hear Student Assignment Case

The Jefferson County Board of Education has filed its official appeal to the Kentucky Supreme Court. Earlier this year the Court of Appeals ruled against the JCPS student assignment plan, saying students have the right to attend the same school where they enroll, which is often the school closest to their homes. But the board […]

State Supreme Court Upholds Bank Robber’s Conviction

A Lexington bank robber’s conviction and prison sentence has been upheld by the Kentucky Supreme Court. But  unique details about the case led two justices to dissent. In June 2005, Ronald Birdsong, with a bandana over his nose and mouth, robbed a Lexington bank. He never threatened any employees, but spoke loudly and knocked computer […]