SUPREME COURT (SCOKY) ARGUMENTS: Nov. 14 and 15, 2007 with links summaries and links

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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2007

9:00 a.m. LACH V. MAN O WAR, LLC (2005-SC-1014-DG)
"Partnerships. Discovery. Issues include whether general partners effected unlawful conversion of limited partnership to limited-liability company; whether transfer of partnership assets to limited-liability company was unlawful; whether general partners breached fiduciary duty to limited partner; and whether trial court improperly limited discovery by plaintiff limited partner."
Discretionary review granted 8/17/2006
Fayette Circuit Court, Judge Gary D. Payne
For Movant: Glen S. Bagby, J. Robert Lyons, Jr. and Elizabeth U. Mendel
For Respondent: Phillip D. Scott, Theodore R. Martin, Carroll M. Redford, III, and Robert S. Ryan
(Note: Justice Noble is recused)
(Rescheduled from August 15, 2007)

Appellant’s Brief
Appellee’s Brief
Appellant’s Reply Brief
2004CA001958 – COA DECISION

10:00 a.m. JONES V. CROSS (2005-SC-854-DG) AND (CROSS-MOTION) CROSS V. JONES (2006-SC-164-DG)
"Official Immunity. KRS 70.040. Issues include whether KRS 70.040 grants a limited waiver of a sheriff’s official capacity immunity for allegedly negligent actions of a deputy sheriff. The cross-motion questions the constitutionality of KRS 70.040."
Discretionary review granted 2/15/2006 and 4/12/2006
Barren Circuit Court, Judge Phillip R. Patton
For Movant/Cross-Respondent: Marc A. Lovell and Travis Wayne Calvert
For Respondent/Cross-Movant: Lee Huddleston
(Note: Justice Minton is recused)
(Rescheduled from August 17, 2007)

Appellant’s Brief
Appellee’s Brief
Appellant’s Reply Brief
Appellee’s Reply Brief
Amicus Curiae Brief of St. Matthews Fire Protection Disctrict
2003CA001224 – COA DECISION

11:00 a.m. HARDIN COUNTY, ETC., ET AL. V. WILKERSON, ETC., ET AL. (2005-SC-183-DG) AND HALL V. HARDIN COUNTY, ETC., ET AL. (2005-SC-206-DG)
"Revival of Action. Limitations. Insolvent Insurer. KRS 395.278. KRS 304.36-085. Issues include whether KRS 304.36-085 automatically tolls the one-year limitations period for revival of an action imposed in KRS 395.278; and whether the stay of a proceeding involving an insolvent insurer is, pursuant to KRS 304.36-085, automatic and self-executing."
Discretionary review granted 10/12/2005
Hardin Circuit Court, Judge T. Steven Bland
For Hardin County, Etc., Et Al: Ken M. Howard, Thomas Neal Kerrick, Thomas B.Russell, and Scott Donald Laufenberg
For Bessie Wilkerson: James T. Kelley
For Cynthia Randolph Hall, R.N.: Craig L. Johnson
(Note: Justice Minton is recused)

Appellant’s Brief
Appellant Hall’s Brief
Appellee’s Brief
Appellant’s Reply Brief
2003CA002514 – COA DECISION

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2007

9:00 a.m. COMMONWEALTH V. MORGAN (2005-SC-702-DG)
"Criminal Law. Search. Issues relate to whether police had reasonable suspicion of criminal activity justifying an investigatory stop."
Discretionary review granted 4/12/2006
Hart Circuit Court, Judge Larry Raikes
For Movant: Michael Harned
For Respondent: Samuel N. Potter

Appellant’s Brief
Appellee’s Brief
2004CA001681 – COA DECISION

10:00 a.m. COMMONWEALTH V. MARR (2003-SC-564-DG)
"Criminal Law. Search. Issues relate to whether police had reasonable suspicion of criminal activity justifying an investigatory stop."
Discretionary review granted 4/12/2006
Jefferson Circuit Court, Judge Thomas Wine
For Movant: Teresa Young
For Respondent: David A. Lambertus

Appellant’s Brief
Appellee’s Brief
2002CA001774 – COA DECISION

11:00 a.m. HODGE, ET AL. V. HON. EDDY COLEMAN, SPECIAL JUDGE, ET AL. (2007-SC-73-OA)
"Writ of Mandamus to compel expenditure of funds for indigent post-conviction petitioners."
Letcher Circuit Court, Judge Eddy Coleman
For Movants: Armand I. Judah, Laurence E. Komp, Heather Christina McGregor and David M. Barron
For Respondents: Rickey L. Bartley, David A. Smith and Damon L. Preston
(Note: Justice Noble is recused)
(Rescheduled from August 15, 2007)

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2007 – NO ORAL ARGUMENTS

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