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Sheffield v. Fort Thomas, City of

The Sixth Circuit affirmed in part and reversed in part a lower court decision rejecting claims that several city ordinances aimed at controlling deer populations violate the U.S. and Kentucky Constitutions and are preempted by state...

Land Grantors v. United States

The Federal Claims court recommended that $34.3 million be awarded to former Kentucky landowners whose farms were taken during World War II (WWII) for a military training facility. When the federal government condemned the land, it paid...

Blue Ribbon Properties, Inc. v. Hardin County Fiscal Court

The court affirms a district court decision that a county's denial of a company's permit application to operate a landfill on its property was not a taking under state law and did not violate the U.S. Commerce Clause or the Sherman...

Eastern Ky. Resources v. Fiscal Court of Magoffin County

The court holds that a state's solid waste disposal program that requires the identification of additional capacity for out-of-state waste before a plan is approved does not violate the U.S. Commerce Clause. The court first holds that...

Transamerica Ins. Co. v. Duro Bag Manufacturing Co.

The court holds that the pollution exclusion clause in a manufacturing company's insurance policy bars coverage for costs of cleaning up environmental damage at the Newport landfill in Kentucky. The court first holds that the district...

United States v. WRW Corp.

The court holds three officers and directors of a dissolved corporation, all of whom have been criminally prosecuted and one of whom is bankrupt, personally liable for a civil penalty assessed against the corporation for violations of...

James Graham Brown Found. v. St. Paul Fire & Marine Ins. Co.

The court holds that comprehensive general liability insurance policies purchased for three wood preservingtreatment plants require the insurers to defend and indemnify the plants' owner against claims under the Comprehensive...