LOUISVILLE METRO HEALTH DEPARTMENT V. HIGHVIEW MANOR ASSOCIATION, LLC;
CROMWELL LOUISVILLE ASSOCIATES, LIMITED PARTNERSHIP V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
JEFFERSON COUNTY PROPERTY VALUATION ADMINISTRATOR STEVEN LICHTENSTEIN V. ROBERTA J. BARBANEL
CHRISTOPHER SHILOH GAMBLE V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
ORLANDO SAXTON V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
RACING INVESTMENT FUND 2000, LLC V. CLAY WARD AGENCY, INC.
GLEN AVERY BRYANT V. PULASKI COUNTY DETENTION CENTER AND BRIAN BISHOP
TAMMY SIZEMORE V. KENTUCKY RETIREMENT SYSTEMS
Saxton v. Commonwealth of Kentucky, 2008-SC-899-DG
Criminal Law. Trafficking in a Controlled Substance within 1,000 Yards of
a School . Culpable Mental State . Entrapment. Issues include whether
conviction under KRS 218A.1411 requires proof that defendant knew drug
transaction was occurring within 1,000 yards of a school; and whether
conviction reflected palpable error and manifest injustice because police
informants designated location of transaction, although issue of
entrapment was not raised at trial .
Bryant v . Pulaski County Detention Center, 2009-SC-36-DG
Qualified Official Immunity. Issues include whether a governmental
employee may assert qualified immunity in a lawsuit brought by a prisoner,
where the prisoner was physically injured by the governmental employee's
acts of "horseplay" or teasing of the prisoner while supervising him on work
release detail .
Racing Investment Fund 2000 v . Clay Ward Agency, 2009-SC-7-DG
Contempt. Limited Liability Companies . Satisfaction of Judgment. Issues
include the trial court's authority to use its contempt power to compel
satisfaction of a judgment against an L.L.C., forcing the L.L.C .'s to make a
capital call for the amount of the judgment per the Operating Agreement
executed by the L.L.C . members.
Gamble v. Commonwealth, 2008-SC-669-DG
Criminal Law. Robbery, First-Degree. The issue is whether a defendant's
written and verbal statements about having a gun, without brandishing it or
pointing to unidentifiable bulges on the defendant's person constitutes
Louisville Metro Health Dept. v. Highview Manor Assoc., LLC . , 2008-SC-
Administrative Law. District Court's Jurisdiction. The issue involves the
scope of the district court's authority to review a decision of a local code
enforcement board pursuant to KRS 65.8831 .
Lichtenstein v. Barbanel, 2008-SC-661-DG
Family Law. Wage Garnishment. The issue is whether the trial court can
issue an Income Withholding Order to enforce a judgment based on
Kentucky Retirement Systems v. Sizemore, 2008-SC-898-DG & 2009-SC-
Disability Claims. Pre-existing Condition . Burden of Proof. Retirement
Disability. Total and Permanent Incapacity . The issues are 1 . whether the
courts below have improperly shifted the burden of proof regarding proof of
a pre-existing condition ; 2 . whether multiple sclerosis qualifies as a preexisting
condition ; 3 . whether the courts have improperly substituted their
judgment as to the weight of the evidence for that of the fact finder, and 4 .
whether substantial evidence supports the Retirement System's decision
that Ms. Sizemore failed to establish total and permanent incapacity as
related to her request for retirement benefits based on "relapsing-remitting"
Cromwell Louisville Assoc. Limited Partnership v. Commonwealth of
Kentucky, Jefferson County Property Valuation Adm. 2008-SC-644-DG
Property Taxes. Administrative Law. The issue is whether the taxpayer
loses the right to a refund if he fails to appeal a Property Valuation
Administration assessment by failing to conference with PVA during the 13
day inspection period held during the same tax year.