LMPD officer accused of giving ‘false’ testimony is cleared by department, but not judge

Posted: Jan 25, 2016 1:03 PM EST Updated: Jan 26, 2016 4:43 PM EST By Jason Riley WDRB LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – A Louisville Metro Police internal investigation has cleared an officer who was accused by a judge of providing “false” testimony during a drunk driving case last year. But at the same time, a …

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LMPD “representative” wrongly told officer there would be no investigation into false testimony allegation


Click here to watch the video. LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – A “representative” of Louisville Metro Police Chief Steve Conrad’s office wrongly told a police officer there would be no investigation into a July 31 allegation by a judge that the officer lied while testifying, according to the department. Subsequently, in a DUI trial on Aug. …

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“Paul Gold has golden touch in winning DUI acquittals” –The Courier Journal


Front Page News, lead story in the Courier Journal: December 2, 2012 Written by Andrew Wolfson | The Courier-Journal Louisville attorney Paul Gold has golden touch in winning DUI acquittals Watch the related Courier Journal Video HERE Police seem to catch Paul Gold’s clients dead to rights — driving under the influence, their breath-alcohol levels …

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Sobering Results, Jefferson County judges more lenient than juries on DUI defendants Courier Journal

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You can watch the Courier Journal’s related Video: Video Caption: Sobering Results | A look inside DUI trials: The Courier-Journal reviewed 200 Jefferson County DUI trials and found when the accused request a bench trial instead of a jury trial they are more likely to go free. Written by: Jason Riley and Andrew Wolfson | …

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New state law may ease jail crowding

Jail Crowding

By Jason Riley and Jessie Halladay | The Courier-Journal » Starting Wednesday, Kentucky should begin seeing fewer people jailed for misdemeanor crimes such as having a marijuana cigarette or a few pills. Under a new law designed to ease jail crowding, police can issue citations rather than make arrests for dozens of misdemeanors, as long …

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Burp adds a hiccup in Kentucky DUI case


Published by USAToday, The Courier Journal, DelewareOnline, WZZM13 ABC, Florida Today, Citizen Times, CorrectionStone.com, Desmoinesregister.com, JConline.com AZcentral.com By Andrew Wolfson, The (Louisville) Courier-Journal SEPT 13, 2010 LOUISVILLE — If you burp when taking an alcohol breath test, does it invalidate the test? That’s a question the Kentucky Supreme Court will confront when it hears a …

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Breath Test vs. Burp

Breathalizer vs Burp

September 5, 2010 | By Andrew Wolfson | awolfson@courier-journal.com The Courier-Journal It is considered crass in most cultures, and hardly a subject of polite conversation. But now the Kentucky Supreme Court must answer a profound legal question about the burp: Is one enough to invalidate an alcohol breath test? A Jefferson district judge decided that …

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Adult-entertainment law is blocked


Injunction is issued after suit questions its constitutionality Mar 6, 2004 Author: Joseph Gerth |  jgerth@courier-journal.com  |  Source: The Courier-Journal   >> Nude dancing returned to Louisville yesterday, following a one-night hiatus, when a judge issued an order blocking the metro government from enforcing its strict new adult-entertainment ordinance. The ruling by Jefferson Circuit Judge …

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