Posted: Nov 20, 2013 10:37 AM ESTUpdated: Nov 20, 2013 11:41 AM EST By Jason Riley CONNECT LOUISVILLE, Ky., (WDRB) -- In hopes of stopping what Jefferson County Attorney Mike O'Connell calls a "despicable practice" by defense attorneys, his office has recently begun asking judges to force the defense to file motions to suppress evidence … Continue reading County Attorney Mike O’Connell clashes with defense attorneys, judges over evidence rule
If you feel safer in Louisville now than you did ten years ago Mike O'Connell will continue to direct Louisville on the same course. If you feel that the Louisville needs creative innovation and urgency to deal with rising crime, corruption and drug use ... support Brent Ackerson.
And O’Connell said he didn’t feel the need for any major changes in the way he would run his office, saying he would "stay the course" - WDRB Interview 2014
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October 2, 2015 A Kentucky district court judge is challenging a county attorney’s revenue-generating traffic school in the state. Kentucky news outlets report Judge Sean Delahanty is opposed to the operation of Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell’s traffic school which allows Louisville traffic violators to get their cases dismissed without having to pay court … Continue reading Kentucky Judge Says Attorney’s Traffic School Can’t Dismiss 2,300 Cases
By JOE SONKA | July 13, 2017 9:26 am [email protected] District Court Judge Stephanie Pearce BurkeDistrict Court Judge Stephanie Pearce Burke says her speciality drug court in Jefferson County designed to steer criminal defendants toward addiction treatment instead of jail is producing good results, but it’s only at half-capacity and in need of discretionary funds to help participants … Continue reading Drug court judge seeks emergency fund for participants in treatment program
Three Metro Council members have taken sworn oaths nearly identical to the one Democrat David James is being scrutinized about as a University of Louisville police officer. James has sworn to the Kentucky Constitution as a council member and as a major with the campus police department, which both include saying he has not “fought … Continue reading Attorneys on Louisville Metro Council Have Taken Double Oaths