Arguments for Next Week – May 21-25, 2007

Court of Appeals – COA – NONE

Supreme Court – SCOKY

WEDNESDAY, MAY 16, 2007

  • 9:00 a.m. CUMMINGS V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
    (2005-SC-479-MR)
    "Guilty Plea – 53 counts – 470 year sentence"
    Jefferson Circuit Court, Judge Judith E. McDonald-Burkman
    For Appellant: Bruce P. Hackett
    For Appellee: Mathew Robert Krygiel
Appellant’s Brief
Appellee’s Brief
Appellant’s Reply Brief

10:00 a.m. THEISEN V. ESTATE OF CLAYTON C. WILSON, ETC., ET AL.
(2005-SC-769-DG)
"Real Property. Death of a Litigant. Revivor of Action Pursuant to KRS 395.278. Issues include whether the revival statute applies to actions involving real estate."
Discretionary review granted 4/12/2006
Pulaski Circuit Court, Judge William T. Cain
For Movant: Terry R. Anderson
For Respondents: D. Bruce Orwin

Appellant’s Brief
Appellee’s Brief
Appellant’s Reply Brief
  • 11:00 a.m. C.W. HOSKINS HEIRS, ETC. V. BOGGS, ET AL.
    (2005-SC-618-DG)
    "Deeds. Ancient Document. Attornment. In determining ownership of a tract of land and entitlement to mineral royalties, issues include: (1) whether an old deposition may be admitted under KRE 803 (16) to resolve possible ambiguity in deed; (2) whether KRS 383.100 was violated when the lessee entered into a second lease with competing owners for the same mineral rights."
    Discretionary review granted 5/10/2006
    Leslie Circuit Court, Judge R. Cletus Maricle
    For Movants: William A. Hoskins, III and Jay E. Ingle
    For Respondents: Phillip Lewis
    (Note: Justice Minton is recused)
Appellant’s Brief
Appellee’s Brief
Appellant’s Reply Brief

THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2007

  • 9:00 a.m. NORDIKE (NOW HOLCOMB) V. NORDIKE (2005-SC-809-DG)
    "Child Support. Jurisdiction. At issue is whether Kentucky courts have jurisdiction over the child support provision of the parties’ Kansas divorce decree."
    Discretionary review granted 5/10/2006
    Warren Circuit Court, Judge Margaret Ryan Huddleston
    For Movant: Matthew J. Baker
    For Respondent: Kenneth A. Meredith, II
Appellant’s Brief
Appellee’s Brief
Appellant’s Reply Brief
  • 10:00 a.m. COMMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY V. BUSSELL
    (2006-SC-001-MR)
    "Death Penalty – Appeal from an Order granting a new trial and a new penalty phase."
    Christian Circuit Court, Judge Charles W. Boteler, Jr.
    For Appellant: David A. Smith
    For Appellee: Susan M. J. Martin, David Hare Harshaw, III, and Theodore S. Shouse
    (Note: Justice Scott is recused)
Appellant’s Brief
Appellee’s Brief

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