Lexington native elected Kentucky Supreme Court chief justice

Kentucky Supreme Court justices have elected a Lexington native to served as the high court's next chief justice.Justice Laurence VanMeter will rep...

November 16, 2022
3:54 AM

Kentucky Supreme Court justices have elected a Lexington native to served as the high court's next chief justice.Justice Laurence VanMeter will replace retiring Chief Justice John D. Minton, Jr. of Bowling Green who is set to retire after leading the Kentucky Supreme Court more than 14 years. 'I am extremely humbled by the vote of confidence my colleagues have shown in me to be the next head of the Kentucky Court of Justice,' VanMeter said in a statement. 'Of course, we are saying goodbye to our long-serving chief justice, John D.

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