A researcher cannot rely on regular case reporters to find verdicts and settlements, as trial decisions are not officially reported. Here are a few sources for locating Kentucky verdicts:
Bluebook, Rules 12.9.3
Cite current or uniform rules in large and small capitals, without any date. Use the abbreviations provided or abbreviations suggested by the rules themselves.
|Kentucky Rules of Civil Procedure||CR|
|Kentucky Rules of Criminal Procedure||RCr|
|Kentucky Rules of Evidence||KRE|
|Kentucky Supreme Court Rules||SCR|
The Kentucky Constitution, Section 116 empowers the Kentucky Supreme Court to promulgate rules of practice and procedure for the Kentucky courts. The Supreme Court sets forth the operation rules for the courts and establishes general procedures. The rules are grouped into the following categories:
The Kentucky Rules are included in the Kentucky Revised Statutes Annotated. The KRS volumes include case annotations and references to scholarly articles. West Group also publishes a three volume set of Kentucky rules annually. The rules volumes include: state rules, federal rules, and local rules.
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