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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19, 2009
9:00 a.m. MILLER V. ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS (2007-SC-609-TG)
"Res judicata. Termination from employment."
Transfer granted 8/21/2008
Jefferson Circuit Court, Judge Karen A. Conrad
For Appellant: Thomas E. Clay
For Appellee: Cynthia Blevins Doll and Lisa Catherine Dejaco
(Note: Justice Abramson and Justice Venters are recused —
Special Justices William T. Cain and John T. McGarvey sitting)
10:00 a.m. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY, CABINET FOR HEALTH AND FAMILY SERVICES
V. L. J. P., ET AL. (2008-SC-950-DGE)
"Termination of Parental Rights. Intervention. Issues involve an attempt
by paternal grandparents to intervene in an involuntary termination of parental
Discretionary Review granted 4/15/2009
Kenton Circuit Court, Judge Lisa O. Bushelman
For Movant: Cynthia Kloeker
For Respondents: Michael Ryan Voorhees and Mary Miller Salyer
11:00 a.m. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY, EX REL. ATTORNEY GENERAL JACK CONWAY
V. LADONNA H. THOMPSON, IN HER OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS COMMISSIONER, KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT
OF CORRECTIONS (2009-SC-107-TG) AND LADONNA H. THOMPSON, IN HER OFFICIAL CAPACITY
AS COMMISSIONER, KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS V. HONORABLE DAVID A. TAPP
AND COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY, EX REL. COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY EDDY F. MONTGOMERY
"Interlocutory Relief. House Bill 406. Calculation of release dates for
state prisoners. Probation and parole credit."
Transfer granted 4/23/2009 and 5/13/2009
Franklin Circuit Court, Judge Phillip J. Shepherd
For Attorney General Conway and Commonwealth's Attorney Montgomery: Janet Marie
Graham, James Hays Lawson, Franklin Todd Lewis, Tad Thomas, Jeanne Deborah Anderson
and Lisa Kathleen Lang
For Commissioner Thompson: Vickie L. Wise, Joseph Todd Henning and Wesley Warden
THURSDAY, AUGUST 20, 2009
9:00 a.m. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY, CABINET FOR HEALTH AND FAMILY SERVICES,
ET AL. V. T. N. H., MOTHER, ET AL. (2008-SC-318-DGE)
"Termination of Parental Rights. Issues involve attempted termination of
parental rights of a minor mother also in CHFS custody."
Discretionary Review granted 11/19/2008
Jefferson Circuit Court, Judge Kevin Garvey
For Movants: Erika Saylor and Teresa M. Kinberger
For Respondents: John Harold Helmers, Jr., Troy D. Demuth and John T. Fowler
10:00 a.m. DENTON V. CITY OF FLORENCE (2008-SC-324-DG)
"Personal Injury. Notice to City. At issue is whether the timely but partially
inaccurate notice of injury complied with KRS 411 .110. "
Discretionary Review granted 11/19/2008
Boone Circuit Court, Judge Kevin M. Horne
For Movant: Donald L. Nageleisen
For Respondent: Jeffrey C. Mando, Hugh O. Skees and Matthew Thomas Lockaby
11:00 a.m. ERNST & YOUNG LLP, ET AL. V. SHARON P. CLARK,
COMMISSIONER FOR THE KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE AND REHABILITATOR OF AIK
COMP, ET AL. (2007-SC-770-TG) AND ERNST & YOUNG LLP, V. APPALACHIAN REGIONAL
HEALTHCARE, INC., ET AL. (2007-SC-936-TG)
"Application to compel arbitration."
Transfer granted 4/24/2008
Franklin Circuit Court, Judge Thomas D. Wingate
For Appellants: William D. Kirkland, Eric Wade Richardson, Victor Allen Walton
Jr., David J. Tocco, Brooks R. Burdette and Christopher H. Giampapa.
For Appellees (Clark, et al.): Perry Mack Bentley, Walter L. Sales, John Melvin
Camenisch, Jr., Paul C. Harnice, Justin Drew Clark and Bernard F. Lovely, Jr.
For Appellees: (Appalachian Regional, et al.) Robert W. Bishop, Ronald Richard
Parry, J. Guthrie True, Gregory Eugene Mitchell, Robert R. Sparks and Jan De
FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 2009
NO ORAL ARGUMENTS