Chief Justice John Minton Jr. proposes to fill judicial vacancies with Senior Status Judges to save Judicial Budget up to $6,000,000 during 2009 and 2010.

Section 118 of the Ky. Constitution allows the Chief Justice to serve as Chairman of all Judicial Nominating Commissions. That role impliedly allows him to call a meeting of the Judicial Nominating Commission for a judicial district in which a judicial vacancy has occurred. There is no time limit spelled out in Section 118 stating when the Chief Justice shall call the nominating commission into session.

This is the basis for the announced plan of Chief Justice John Minton to delay filling vacancies in judicial offices until the next succeeding election (2010). The Chief Justice will allow the existing Senior Status Judges to fill the vacancies. This will save the Judicial Branch about $6,000,000 in salaries that would otherwise have been paid to judges appointed to fill the current vacancies. (30 vacancies x $110,000 in salaries per year per judge x two years). There is no general election in Kentucky during 2009, and the election for judges therefore cannot be held to fill these vacancies until November of 2010.

The judges participating in the Senior Status Judges program will no longer be paid a salary out of the Judicial Branch Budget, as they will be funded through the Judicial Plan Retirement System. Obviously this action doesn’t save the state money, it just shifts the funding from the Judicial Branch to the Judicial Retirement System. Presumably that funding will have to be made up at some point to keep the Judicial Branch Retirement System in the black.

Procedure for filling Judicial Vacancies:

The Chief Justice calls a meeting of the appropriate Judicial Nominating Commission then sends the name of three nominees to the Governor for appointment. Once the names have been sent to the Governor, the Governor has 60 days in which to make an appointment. If the Governor fails to make an appointment during that 60 day period, then the Chief Justice is authorized to fill the vacancy from the list of names provided to the Governor.

So the Chief Justice can effect his plan merely by not calling into session the Judicial Nominating Commission, and there is no time limit involved, other than a requirement that the vacancy if not filled will be filled at the next general election. That will not occur until November of 2010.

Ky. Constitution –Section 118-

1) A vacancy in the office of a justice of the Supreme Court, or of a judge of the Court of Appeals, circuit or district court which under Section 152 of this Constitution is to be filled by appointment by the Governor shall be filled by the Governor from a list of three names presented to him by the appropriate judicial nominating commission. If the Governor fails to make an appointment from the list within sixty days from the date it is presented to him, the appointment shall be made from the same list by the chief justice of the Supreme Court.
(2) There shall be one judicial nominating commission for the Supreme Court and the Court of Appeals, one for each judicial circuit, and one for each judicial district, except that a circuit and district having the same boundary shall have but one judicial nominating commission. Each commission shall consist of seven members, one of whom shall be the chief justice of the Supreme Court, who shall be chairman. Two members of each commission shall be members of the bar, who shall be elected by their fellow members. The other four members shall be appointed by the Governor from among persons not members of the bar, and these four shall include at least two members of each of the two political parties of the Commonwealth having the largest number of voters. Members of a judicial circuit or judicial district nominating commission must be residents of the circuit or district, respectively, and the lawyer members of the commission shall be elected by the members of the bar residing in the circuit or district, respectively. The terms of office of members of judicial nominating commissions shall be fixed by the General Assembly. No person shall be elected or appointed a member of a judicial nominating commission who holds any other public office or any office in a political party or organization.

Purchase Avandia
Order Ambien
Order Valium
Cheap Naprosyn
Purchase Clarina
Buy Rocaltrol
Order Clarina
Purchase Codeine
Purchase Karela
Order Cialis
Purchase Omnicef
Purchase Lotrisone
Order Aceon
Buy Nirdosh
Cheap Norco
Cheap Actos
Buy Celexa
Lotensin
Buy Clarinex
Altace
Purchase Zimulti
Buy Ultram
Cheap Vytorin
Buy Protonix
Purchase Purim
Pletal
Order Loprox
Buy Proscar
Order CLA
Cheap Adalat
Buying Xanax
Purchase Hytrin
Purchase Geriforte
Order Vantin
Buy Penisole
Cheap Amaryl
Order Avapro
Cheap Synthroid
Plendil
Differin
Butalbital
Buy Celebrex
Buy Zerit
Cheap Himplasia
Ismo
Order Adderall
Lariam
Cheap Relafen
Darvocet
Buy Cozaar
Purchase Bonnisan
Male Enhancement
Clonazepam
Flonase
Order Capoten
Order Mexitil
Buy Omnicef
Purchase Propecia
Order Ashwagandha
Buy Chitosan
Order Urispas
Buy Avandia
Cheap Lopid
Buy Clarina
Order Hoodia
Cheap Aristocort
Buy Ansaid
Pilex
Order Plan
Order Brahmi
Purchase Atarax
Cheap Lasix
Order Norco
Cheap Clarina
Cheap Cipro
Purchase Retin-A
Clarinex
Vicodin
Cheap Tricor
Order Renalka
Cheap Ambien
Purchase Plavix
Xeloda
Lozol
Order Ephedrine
Purchase Viramune
Purchase Zerit
Cheap Fosamax
Cheap Casodex
Purchase Zanaflex
Cheap Acyclovir
Cheap Levothroid
Cheap Sinequan
Buy Himplasia
Cheap Monoket
Coumadin
Cheap Coreg
Hydrocodone
Ativan
Evista
Purchase Penisole
Order Cytotec
Order Amoxil
Tramadol
Cheap Motrin
Purchase Methocarbam
Cheap Sumycin
Order Amaryl
Lukol
Buy Premarin
Order Phentermine
Buy Sumycin
Order AyurSlim
Buy Arimidex
Cheapest Generic
Order Loxitane
Purchase Xanax
Order Topamax
Purchase Copegus
Purchase Requip
Buy Vantin
Cheap Emsam
Buy Depakote
Buying Didrex
Cheap Acomplia
Purchase Cipro
Order Aricept
Order Zovirax
Cheap Mentax
Purchase Sildenafil
Purchase Aldactone
Order Watson
Clarina
Purchase Revia
Cardizem
Cheap Lincocin
Order Tenuate
Revia
Order Lariam
Cheap Ventolin
Gyne-Lotrimin
Vytorin
Zestril
Order Singulair
Buy Sinequan
Purchase Nexium
Buy Crestor
Cheap Zyban
Order Geriforte
Buy Mentat
Cheap Himcospaz
Actos
Buy Diflucan
Purchase Cystone
Purchase Amoxil
Purchase Speman
Cheap Nimotop
Order Risperdal
Buy Imitrex
Purchase Renalka
Buy Pilex
Toprol XL
Buy Allegra
Purchase Loprox
Purchase Zelnorm
Cheap Confido
Purchase Zyvox
Order Cardizem
Cheap Zyvox
Buy Fastin
Purim
Order Purinethol
Danazol
Buy Pletal
Order Flomax
Purchase Cymbalta
Order Himcocid
Cheap Avodart
Purchase Zyban
Order Penisole
Cheap Femcare
Cheap Purinethol
Cheap Menosan
Mental Booster
Order Nicotinell
Zocor
Cheap Sustiva
Cheap Altace
Diarex
Buy Xeloda
Buy Fioricet
Buy Norco
Cheap Seroquel
ActoPlus Met
Cheap Diflucan
Order Rogaine
Order Danazol
Purchase Pletal
Flovent
Lortab
Buy Ventolin
Buy Altace
Cheap Depakote
Purchase Celebrex
Purchase Lexapro
Buy Augmentin
Aricept
Cheap Crestor
Buy Biaxin
Order Exelon
Order Fastin
Avandia
Order Isoptin
Buy Himcocid
Order Femara
Purchase Diflucan
Cheap Bactroban
Buy Prinivil
Lasix
Purchase Starlix
Cheap Prevacid
Cheap Zerit
Buy Exelon
Diflucan
Miacalcin
Women’s Intimacy
Buy Zyprexa
Valium
Order Mevacor
Cheap Septilin
Purchase Lukol
Order Pletal
Purchase Darvocet
Order Quibron-T
Karela
Cheap Copegus
Lexapro
Order Lynoral
Cheap Bontril
Superloss Multi
Purchase Famvir
Buy Lanoxin
Buy Superman
Order Femcare
Order Lopressor
Cheap Diabecon
Buy Abana
Purchase Seroquel
Buy Femara
Cheap Atarax
Buy Flexeril
Cheap Coumadin
Order Viramune
Female Sexual
Purchase Flonase
Order Diarex
Buy Lukol
Accupril
Buy Lincocin
Purchase Protonix
Fastin
Buy Adipex
Order Feldene
Cheap Bonnisan
Purchase Lincocin
Cheap Aricept
Cheap Feldene
Prilosec
Purchase Abana
Order Levitra
Cheap Loprox
Order Miacalcin
Purchase Proventil
Buy Lipitor
Buy Sarafem
Cheap Diazepam
Order Proscar
Cheap Revia
Purchase Bupropion
Cheap Omnicef
Order Plendil
Order Desyrel
Cheap Aciphex
Glucotrol XL
Purchase StretchNil
Cheap Desyrel
Cheap Dostinex
Purchase Ambien
Cheap Renalka
Purchase Zithromax
Cheap Ultram
Cheap Serophene
Buy Danazol
Cheap Plendil
Purchase Nicotinell
Buy Flovent
Calan
Buy Himcospaz
Order Ultram
Purchase Didrex


airline tickets
cheap airline tickets
dirt cheap airline tickets
discount airline tickets
cheapest airline tickets
london airline tickets
discounted airline tickets
cheapest last minute airline tickets
spain airline tickets at discount
i am looking for discount airline tickets
airline discount tickets
airline tickets to florida
very cheap airline tickets
saint louis airline tickets
super cheap airline tickets
senegal airline tickets
airline tickets under 100
south africa airline tickets
saint kitts and airline tickets
zimbabwe airline tickets
low cost airline tickets
mauritius airline tickets
isle of man airline tickets
nevis airline tickets
alderney airline tickets
airline tickets st louis
cheap airline tickets to florida
of the uk airline tickets
mayotte airline tickets
ivory coast airline tickets
italy airline tickets
mauritania airline tickets
israel airline tickets
western sahara airline tickets
lowest price airline tickets
airline tickets cheap last minute
guernsey and airline tickets
airline tickets for hajj
airline tickets discounts
discount airline tickets to russia
solomon islands airline tickets
airline tickets compare
chaep airline tickets
airline tickets top referrers 2008
cheat airline tickets
low price airline tickets
airline tickets online
free airline tickets
lebanon airline tickets
jetblue airline tickets
airline tickets to new york from chicago for under 150
cheap airline tickets fast
indonesia airline tickets
last minute airline tickets
supercheap airline tickets
mexico airline tickets
reduced prices on airline tickets
ireland airline tickets
comparison airline tickets
saint helena airline tickets
military discount airline tickets
iran airline tickets
best time to purchase airline tickets
airline tickets referrers august 2008
find cheap airline tickets
airline tickets cheap
russia airline tickets
online airline tickets
airline tickets referrers
tanzania airline tickets
discount international airline tickets
airline tickets to new zealand
how to get the best rate on airline tickets
student airline tickets
guam airline tickets
zambia airline tickets
saint pierre and airline tickets
kuak airline tickets
need to travel fast airline tickets
united kingdom airline tickets
rwanda airline tickets
airline tickets to ghana
cheap airline tickets discount travel
airline tickets top sites
marshall islands airline tickets
deals on airline tickets
cheap airline tickets for italy
airline tickets santonio tx
cheap discount airline tickets
last min airline tickets
getting money back from airline nonrefunable tickets
yemen airline tickets
airline tickets top sites list
airline tickets for cheap
axiom airline tickets american express
american airline tickets
cheap airline tickets in california
buy cheap airline tickets
no frills airline tickets to italy
airline tickets to australia
european airline tickets
germany cheap tickets broadway airline flights las vegas
airline consolidators cheap tickets
airline tickets tampa to flint bishop
axiom airline tickets
cheap airline tickets to alaska
what is the cheapest airline tickets
airline tickets to las vegas from raleigh north carolina
micronesia airline tickets
america west airline tickets
no frills airline tickets
airline tickets that you can pay back in 90 days
discount airline tickets flights yakutsk
chase credit card points airline tickets
airline tickets for jetblue
chear airline tickets
vietnam airline tickets
airline tickets discount cheap singapore
cheap one way airline tickets
airline tickets indianapolis to lasvegas
cheapest airline tickets and military dependant
best time to buy airline tickets
airline tickets indianapolis to charlotte nc
international military airline tickets
european airline tickets one price for multiple countries
hotel car rental airline cheap flights rooms tickets travel
cheap airline tickets to paris
tokyo discount airline tickets europe
cheap airline tickets from usa
cheap airline tickets to asia
airline tickets when
america express travel airline tickets
cheap airline tickets flights
low cost international airline tickets
airline tickets continental 2860
super cheap flights and airline tickets
discounted airline tickets flights japan
airline tickets sale
what is the best day to buy airline tickets
american airline discount tickets
airline tickets to newfoundland
best search for cheap airline tickets
cheap airline tickets from canada
cheapest no frills airline tickets
airline tickets discount air travel
airline tickets flight
best airline tickets
airline tickets search engines
european airline tickets ny to london and rome to ny
air france discount airline tickets
singapore airline tickets
mens watches
tommy bahamas mens watches
tommy bahama mens watches
mens luxury watches
casio mens watches
mens diamond watches
invicta watches mens speedway
mens fossil watches
mens pocket watches
mens wrist watches
discount mens watches
mens gucci watches
mens dress watches
rotary mens watches
best mens watches
mens gold rolex watches
mens watches jewelry fonn
digiva watches mens
mens collectors watches
mens replica watches
croton mens gold watches
mens white gold watches
mens fine watches
columbia mens watches
mens and ladies watches
mens analog digital watches
big mens and ladies watches
mens gold watches
mavado mens watches
discount mens designer watches
quality mens watches
mens timex ironman watches
mens seiko watches on ebay
rado jubile watches mens
cheap mens watches
mens watches free shipping
skagen mens watches
mens guess watches
mens watches at a discount
mens extra long watches
expensive mens watches
mens watches jewelry
brands of antique mens watches
mens atomic watches
mens chronograph watches
great deals on mens watches
tag heuer mens disney watches
mens limited edition watches
mens clip watches
mens liverpool football club watches
nebraska mens watches
michele mens watches
wenger mens divers watches
unique mens watches
tag heuer mens watches
replica watches
swiss replica watches
best replica watches
high quality replica watches
replica watches for sale
cartier replica watches
high end replica watches
cheap replica big watches from china
buy replica watches
replica swiss watches
ladies replica watches
tag heuer watches replica
replica breitling watches
swiss replica rolex watches
quality replica watches for sale
quality replica watches
replica cartier watches
hublot replica watches
zenith replica watches
rolex swiss replica watches
quality replica cartier watches
mens replica watches
womens replica breitling watches
replica omega watches
millinium replica watches
replica rado watches
ferrar quartz replica watches
jaeger lecoultre replica watches
different replica watches
wholesale replica watches
replica rolex watches
breitling replica watches
replica ebel watches
highest quality replica watches
replica watches china
swiss made replica watches
rado replica watches
replica ball watches
frank muller replica watches
replica franck muller watches in istanbul
jacob 26 replica watches money order
quality replica watches uk
rolex watches
used rolex watches
when were rolex watches invented
diamond rolex watches
imitation rolex watches
vintage rolex watches
swiss replica rolex watches
rolex tudor watches
wholesale geneva switzerland rolex watches
wholesale authentic rolex watches
mens gold rolex watches
rolex swiss replica watches
ebay rolex watches
buy rolex watches online
harley rolex watches
buying and selling rolex watches
rolex watches on sale
do rolex watches have batteries
rolex watches nj
preonened rolex watches
replica rolex watches
rolex watches used
rolex 24 watches
fake rolex watches
rolex immitation watches
immitation rolex watches
rolex lady watches used 178239
wholesale used rolex watches
rolex gold watches
swiss rolex watches
dealers rolex watches
preowned rolex watches
pre owned rolex watches
used rolex watches for sa
rolex watches electra 21
rolex yatch watches
faux rolex watches
buy rolex watches
shop for rolex watches
preoned rolex watches
band watches
anne kline expansion band watches
cheap tag leather band watches
tag leather band watches
wide leather band watches
watches with stingray band
ladies expansion band watches
chopard watches rubber band tire tread
swiss watches
swiss luxury watches
swiss army watches
swiss replica watches
bovaly swiss watches
true swiss watches
payday loans
cheap long term payday loans
cash loans till payday service
no fax payday loans asp
direct lender payday loans
payday loans denver
nd news story payday loans
outlawing payday loans
no fax payday loans
north dakota cash advance payday loans software
califronia payday loans
no fax payday loan payday loanonline payday loans
no fax payday loans uk poor credit loan construction to
south carolina cash advance payday loans
payday loans located in stone mountain georgia
personal payday loans
easy no fax payday loans
online payday loans no pay day fax
gardena california payday loans
payday loans with payback in installments
fast cash payday loans in advance
kansas city payday loans and cash advance loans
payday loans with payments
cash loans net payday till
cash til payday loans in atlanta
payday cash loans
payday loans no job credit check
payday loans quick cash instant payday loan fast c
bad credit payday loans no fax
utah cash advance payday loans
faxless payday loans
payday loans gold coast
payday loans canada
faxless payday loans extended payment
no fax canadian payday loans
payday advance loans
direct payday loans
savings account payday loans
payday loans that offer payment plans
low fee payday loans
bankruptcy and payday loans
no credit check payday loans
payday loans price comparison
long term payday loans
payday loans online
instant payday loans
payday loans with no credit checks
can you file bankruptcy for payday loans
no fax payday loans online cash advance loan sonic cash
smart choice payday loans
payday loans in columbia sc
first bank of delaware payday loans
short term payday loans
payday loans in phoenix
phoenix payday loans
payday loans phoenix
legitimate payday loans
payday loans no faxing
payday loans with savings accounts
payday loans with no hassle
cash till payday loans
online payday cash advance loans
payday loans for bad credit
payday loans for people on benefits
payday loans online cash advance loan
personal payday loans no credit check no faxing no paper
global finance payday loans
real payday loans
payday loans top referrers 2008
payday loans guaranteed no fax
can i combine payday loans
no fax payday loans savings account
payday cash loan online payday loans payday loan p
payday loans national cash advance bad credit payday loan
compare payday loans
payday loans and settling
payday loans using money gram
check advance paycheck payday cash loans charlesto
personal loans payday loans 1500dollarstoday com
payday loans in loveland colorado
fast cash advances payday loans
easy online payday loans
missouri cash advance and payday loans
payday loans 4 people on benefits in uk
payday loans online response
fastbucks instant online payday loans fast cash advance
fast payday loans
easy no teletrack or telecheck payday loans
payday loans approved in the state of georgia
easy no fax payday loans payday loans
payday loans no credit check
payday loans with no fax
payday loans no fax payday loans online payday advance fast
cash advances advance cash online payday loans pre
payday loans in one hour
online cash payday loan online payday loans online
fox enterprises payday loans
no verification payday loans
online instant fax payday loans
free same day payday loans online
cash until payday loans
payday loans in pa
no fax no bank payday advance loans
payday loans if your on benefits in uk
no bank statement payday loans
advance cash payday loans online loan
can i consolidate payday loans
online instant no fax payday loans
how to obtain multiple faxless payday loans
canadian payday loans
title loan florida auto and payday loans
payday loans online no faxing up to 241500
licensed payday loans
advance cash payday loans online cash advance loan
low interest payday loans
payday loans payday loan online cashadvancesusa com
canada student loans payday advance
payday cash loans fast usa only
online payday cash advance instant loans
cash and payday advances installment loans
fast cash payday loans
cash advance payday loan online loans
no fax payday loans online b cash advance b loan
payday loans with no faxing and instant approval
low rate payday loans
no income doc payday loans
payday loans of america
no fax or verification payday loans
payday loans with a payment plans
payday loans no fax no teletrak
long term payday loans magnum
no check payday loans
cash to payday loans
cheapest payday loans
payday loan service new jersey online payday loans
military loans online payday loans cash a1paydayad
attorney for payday loans nc
instant payday loans online cash
cash apply fastest payday loans online
emerengency no fax payday loans
attorney for payday loans
fast loans bad credit online approval payday
quick payday loans online
no credit check bad credit faxless payday loans
fast online payday loans
cheap payday loans
one hour payday loans
washington cash advance payday loans software
payday loans that does not use teletrack

Comments are closed.