Kentucky Court of Justice
Chief Justice Minton to give State of the Judiciary address before Interim Joint Committee on Judiciary on Friday

Press Release Date:  Thursday, September 04, 2014  
Contact Information:  Leigh Anne Hiatt, APR
Public Information Officer
502-573-2350, x 50031

Chief Justice MintonFRANKFORT, Ky. -- Chief Justice of Kentucky John D. Minton Jr. is scheduled to present the 2014 State of the Judiciary address before the General Assembly’s Interim Joint Committee on Judiciary on Friday, Sept. 5. The meeting will take place at 10 a.m. EDT in the main conference room at the Administrative Office of the Courts, 1001 Vandalay Drive, Frankfort. The meeting is open to the public and the media.

Chief Justice Minton will discuss the Judicial Branch’s recent accomplishments, particularly as they relate to advances in court technology. He will also highlight some of the challenges facing the state court system.

The chief justice is the administrative head of the state court system and is responsible for overseeing its operation. Chief Justice Minton was elected to the Supreme Court in 2006. His fellow justices elected him to serve a four-year term as chief justice in 2008 and re-elected him for a second term in 2012.