Feb. 2012 – SCOKY Oral Arguments

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HERE ARE THE AOC MINUTES:

DATE: December 7, 2011

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2012
9:00 a.m. BOLTON, ETC. V. IRVIN (2010-SC-520-DG)
“Criminal Law. Bond. The issues are: 1. whether a district court may increase a
defendant’s bond following a finding of probable cause particularly where the
defendant has remained in custody because he cannot afford the initial bond
and 2. whether the district court must hold an adversarial hearing prior to
changing the defendant’s bond.”
Discretionary Review granted 5/11/2011
Jefferson Circuit Court, Judge A. C. McKay Chauvin
For Movant: Samuel Joseph Floyd, Jr.
For Respondent: James David Niehaus

10:00 a.m. PING, ETC. V. BEVERLY ENTERPRISES, INC., ET AL. (2010-SC-558-DG)
“Contracts. Arbitration. Issues involve the validity of an arbitration agreement
signed pursuant to a general power of attorney for a relative
contemporaneously with the relative’s admission into a nursing home.”
Discretionary Review granted 6/8/2011
Franklin Circuit Court, Judge Thomas D. Wingate
For Movant: Stephen M. O’Brien III
For Respondents: Sara Clark Davis and Marcia L. Pearson

11:00 a.m. SCHNUERLE, ET AL. V. INSIGHT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY,
L.P., ET AL. (2008-SC-789-DG) AND (CROSS-MOTION) INSIGHT
COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, L.P., ET AL. V. SCHNUERLE, ET AL.
(2009-SC-390-DG)
“Contracts. Arbitration. Issues include the validity of mandatory dispute
resolution contract clauses barring consumer class actions.”
Discretionary Review granted 6/17/2009 and 8/19/2009
Jefferson Circuit Court, Judge A. C. McKay Chauvin
For Movants/Cross-Respondents: H. Philip Grossman, Jennifer Ann Moore,
Leslie A. Bailey, Frank Paul Bland, Jr., and Melanie Hirsch
For Respondents/Cross-Movants: Laurence John Zielke, Nancy Jane Schook,
Janice M. Theriot and David N. Hise
(Rescheduled from October 19, 2011)

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2012
9:00 a.m. B. DAHLENBURG BONAR, PSC, ET AL. V. WAITE, SCHNEIDER, BAYLESS
& CHESLEY CO., L.P.A., ET AL. (2010-SC-087-DG)
“Class Action Litigation. Attorneys’ Fees. The issues include whether and to
what extent a former class action co-counsel is entitled to recover fees
following settlement of the class action lawsuit.”
Discretionary Review granted 1/14/2011
Boone Circuit Court, Judge Robert McGinnis
For Movants: William C. Rambicure, Stephen D. Wolnitzek and Christopher B.
Rambicure
For Respondents: James M. Gary, Sheryl G. Snyder, Griffin Terry Sumner and
John Kendrick Wells IV
(Note: Justice Mary C. Noble and Justice Wil Schroder are recused —
Special Justices Roger L. Crittenden and Robert M. Coots sitting)
(Rescheduled from September 14, 2011)

10:00 a.m. ALLEN V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY (2010-SC-353-DG)
“First degree perjury and theft by deception over $300—three and one-half
years imprisonment, probated for five years. Admissibility of prior convictions.
Denial of motion for directed verdict and new trial”
Discretionary Review granted 5/11/2011
Jefferson Circuit Court, Judge Judith E. McDonald-Burkman
For Movant: Daniel Jay Canon
For Respondent: Courtney J. Hightower

11:00 a.m. KENTUCKY SOUTHERN COAL CORPORATION V. KENTUCKY ENERGY
AND ENVIRONMENT CABINET, FORMERLY THE ENVIRONMENTAL AND
PUBLIC PROTECTION CABINET (2010-SC-029-DG)
“Administrative Agency Law. Issues include whether the Cabinet acted
arbitrarily in denying Kentucky Southern Coal Corporation’s application to
renew a mining permit for certain land.”
Discretionary Review granted 3/16/2011
Franklin Circuit Court, Judge Phillip J. Shepherd
For Movant: Sam Preston Burchett
For Respondent: Tamara Janell Patrick

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2012
9:00 a.m. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY V. DERRINGER (2010-SC-685-CL)
“Certification of the Law. Whether a conviction for which a defendant is on
diversion can be used to qualify for PFO status when he commits a subsequent
offense.”
Fayette Circuit Court, Judge James D. Ishmael, Jr.
For Movant: Jeanne Deborah Anderson
For Respondent: J. Gregg Clendenin

10:00 a.m. SMITH, ET AL. V. WILLIAMS, ET AL. (2010-SC-332-DG)
“KRS 371.010—Statute of Frauds. Partition action for sale of real estate
pursuant to KRS 389A.030.”
Discretionary Review granted 5/11/2011
Meade Circuit Court, Judge Stephen P. Ryan
For Movants: Jessica Brown Roberts
For Respondents: J. Gregory Joyner

11:00 a.m. WILSON, V. CITY OF CENTRAL CITY, KENTUCKY (2010-SC-394-DG)
“Whistleblower Act, KRS 61.102. Issues include whether municipalities and
their employees are subject to the provisions of the Whistleblower Act.”
Discretionary Review granted 5/11/2011
Muhlenberg Circuit Court, Judge David H. Jernigan
For Movant: Richard E. Peyton
For Respondent: Randall Hardesty

HERE ARE LINKS TO THE BRIEFS FILED AT NKU, SALMON P. CHASE COLLEGE OF LAW.

ARGUED Feb 24, 2012
10:00a Legislative Research Commission v. Fischer, 2012-SC-91, 2012-SC-92
Appellant’s Brief
Appellee’s Brief
Appellee’s Brief
Appellee’s Brief

ARGUED Feb 17, 2012
9:00a Commonwealth v. Derringer, 2010-SC-685
Appellant’s Brief
Appellee’s Brief
Appellant’s Reply Brief

10:00a Smith v. Williams, 2010-SC-332
Appellant’s Brief
Appellee’s Brief
11:00a Wilson v. City of Central City, 2010-SC-394
Appellant’s Brief
Appellee’s Brief
Amicus Curiae
ARGUED Feb 16, 2012
9:00a Bonar v. Waite, Schneider, Bayless & Chesley, 2010-SC-087
Appellant’s Brief
Appellee’s Brief
Appellant’s Reply Brief
10:00a Allen v. Commonwealth, 2010-SC-353
Appellant’s Brief
Appellee’s Brief
Appellant’s Reply Brief
11:00a Kentucky Southern Coal Corp. v. Kentucky Energy And Environment Cabinet, 2010-SC-29
Appellant’s Brief
Appellee’s Brief
ARGUED Feb 15, 2012
9:00a Bolton v. Irvin, 2010-SC-520
Appellant’s Brief
Appellee’s Brief
Appellant’s Reply Brief
10:00a Ping v. Beverly Enterprises, 2010-SC-558
Appellant’s Brief
Appellee’s Brief
Appellant’s Reply Brief
Amicus Curiae
11:00a Schnuerle v. Insight Communications, 2008-SC-789
Appellant’s Brief
Appellee’s Brief
Appellant’s Reply Brief
Appellee’s Reply Brief
Amicus Curiae
Amicus Curiae
Amicus Curiae
11:00a Schnuerle v. Insight Communications, 2008-SC-789, 2009-SC-390
Amicus Curiae
Appellant’s Supplemental Brief
Appellee’s Supplemental Brief

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