GALLOWAY V. FLETCHER
GOVERNMENT: BOARD OF REGENTS APPOINTMENTS, GOVERNOR’S POWER, STATUTORY CONSTRUCTION
PANEL: HENRY PRESIDING; THOMPSON CONCURS; WINE DISSENTS WITH SEPARATE OPINION
DATE RENDERED: 8/31/2007
This was the case involving the govenor’s appointment of Murray State University regents from the second list of names. In a case of statutory interpretation, the COA concluded the Governor is authorized by law to act as he did.
By Michael Stevens