COA: August 11, 2017 Court of Appeals Decisions (Minutes)

Nos. 693-712: 20 Decisions Posted with 5 decisions designated 'to be published'


695.  Mandamus.  Affirmed petition for writ of mandamus at circuit court directing district court to find probable cause for two counts of first-degree wanton endangerment but on different grounds
K.(D.M.) v. Judge Gina Calvert

703.  Regulatory Law.  Found dealership made improper use of dealer plates.
Bruce Walters Ford Lincoln KIA v. Kentucky Motor Vehicle Commission

707.  Criminal.  Reversed the judgment of the Fulton Circuit Court with respect to the imposition of court costs of $160
Jones v. Commonwealth of Kentucky

710.   Elections.  Early signatures not invalidate nomination.
Stoecklin v. Fennell

712. Criminal Law.  Returning case file to criminal defendant.  Gotta do it.
Polly v. Commonwealth of Kentucky




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You will find the complete list of this week’s decisions below with number, names of parties, case number, lower court (eg., county), etc. with a hot link to the full text of the decision.  Please note that you will have to check Case Information for each decision for finality, amendments, rehearing, or other matters including motions for discretionary review (MDR) filed with the Supreme Court of Kentucky.