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June 26, 2019 - 10:14 am

When recovering opioid addict Jacob was called into court in Clinton County, New York, for violating a restraining order, the judge told him he had 90 days to quit using his addiction medication, Suboxone. Jacob, whose last name Law360 is withholding for...

June 26, 2019 - 9:32 am

By Will Wright June 25, 2019 04:18 PM, Of the 80 counties that will be considered economically distressed by the Appalachian Regional Commission in 2020, nearly half are in Eastern Kentucky. Appalachian Regional Commission New data released by the...

June 17, 2019 - 2:30 pm

By Dashiell Coleman dcoleman@gastongazette.com Posted Jun 13, 2019 at 5:05 PM Updated Jun 13, 2019 at 5:05 PM John Rosenberg remembers his high school years in Gastonia fondly. The experience stuck...

June 14, 2019 - 11:42 am

‘Justice by geography.’ Where you live in Kentucky often determines if you stay in jail. By Beth Musgrave and Daniel Desrochers June 14, 2019 Is Kentucky’s cash bail system fair? This defendant says no. Keith White speaks from the the Fayette...

June 7, 2019 - 2:29 pm

By Darla Carter | June 6, 2019 9:30 am Courtesy of Pixabay The Kentucky Supreme Court will hear arguments Thursday on whether the University of Kentucky should be allowed to use the state Department of Revenue to collect unpaid medical bills, a...

May 17, 2019 - 3:16 pm

PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (LEX 18)– Attorneys for the former clients of Eric C. Conn have received more good news in court. According to attorney Ned Pillersdorf, a Floyd County County Circuit Judge ruled against the former attorney’s legal malpractice insurer to...

May 16, 2019 - 11:19 am

By Anna Baumann May 14, 2019 New data shows 21,400 Kentuckians have had Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits taken away due to a recent state rule requiring adults without dependents or a disability report work hours over a certain...

May 15, 2019 - 10:40 am

May 14, 2019 - 4:48 pm

John Rosenberg receives the William Reece Smith Jr. Special Services to Pro Bono Award at the 2019 Equal Justice Conference in Louisville.

May 7, 2019 - 9:47 am

Associated Press 1:30 pm May 4, 2019 PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (AP) — Far from his soon-to-be home in Prestonsburg, a Jewish attorney and Holocaust survivor got a phone call that would change Eastern Kentucky forever. It was the summer of 1970....

April 26, 2019 - 2:03 pm

Why do mountain folks detest attorneys? The answer is easy . Two words. One name . Eric Conn. Who can blame them? For the last four years thousands of mountain families have lived with this continuing dark cloud thanks to our neighbor who branded...

April 15, 2019 - 8:55 am

By Aimee Picchi April 10, 2019 / 5:00 AM / MoneyWatch A quarter of America's most rural counties have witnessed a jump in severely cost-burdened households. Rural counties with spikes in such households range from Maine to Oregon. Incomes in many...

April 8, 2019 - 2:37 pm

By Will Wright April 04, 2019 12:40 PM, Updated April 04, 2019 12:40 PM The extra bedroom in Alexia Ault’s home near Cumberland holds a child’s bed along one wall, a crib along another and a playset in the corner. Recently, though, this room where an...

March 8, 2019 - 10:11 am

By Elizabeth A. Davis March 07, 2019 06:41 PM, Updated March 07, 2019 06:41 PM Once on a first date, I talked about landlord-tenant law in Kentucky for 15 minutes. Fortunately, my now fiancé still asked me out on a second date. I love talking about...

February 12, 2019 - 5:19 pm

2019 Conference Agenda