8, 2002 (Lexington, Ky.) -- The Kentucky
Supreme Court will hear three oral arguments on Wednesday,
Oct. 9, in the University of Kentucky College of Law
The Court will hold an informal question and answer
session for UK College of Law students at the end
of the arguments. The Court will also hear a second
day of oral arguments on Oct. 10 at the Fayette County
Circuit Courthouse, James E. Keller Courtroom, 120
N. Limestone St.
The seven-member panel of Justices will travel to
Lexington for the two-day session of oral arguments
in a continuing effort to educate future lawyers about
the skills associated with appellate advocacy and
to increase public awareness and understanding of
the Court's function and the legal matters which come
The Wednesday, Oct. 9, docket at the law school is
9 a.m.: Williams, et al. v. Kentucky Department of
Education, et al., No. 2000-SC-342-DG
Issues: "Whether the Board of Claims has jurisdiction
over the local county boards of education, and whether
the state Department of Education can be held vicariously
liable for acts of a local school's faculty."
10 a.m.: Coleman v. Commonwealth, No. 2001-SC-1024-MR
Issue: "Whether a parole officer's warrantless
entry and search of a parolee's home and seizure of
contraband was constitutional under the Fourth Amendment
to the United States Constitution and Section 10 of
the Kentucky Constitution."
11 a.m.: Grubbs, et al. v. Barbourville Health Center,
et al., No. 2001-SC-563-DG; and cross-appeal: Barbourville
Health Center, et al. v. Grubbs, et al., No. 2001
SC-961-DG; To be heard with: Bogan, et al. v. Altman,
McGuire & Pigg, P.S.C., et al., No. 2001-SC-571-DG.
Issue: "Whether Kentucky law recognizes a cause
of action for 'wrongful life' and/or 'wrongful birth.'"
Media note: All media are welcome to attend each
session. Case briefs are available for review in the
UK College of Law Library.