Kentucky Bar Association http://wfpl.org en Court: KBA Reprimand Violated Lawyer's Free Speech Rights http://wfpl.org/post/court-kba-reprimand-violated-lawyers-free-speech-rights <p>A federal appeals court has struck down a reprimand handed down to a Louisville attorney after finding the punishment for criticizing a legislative ethics panel violated his free speech rights.</p><p>The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled&nbsp;today that a Kentucky Bar Association regulation governing public comments by attorneys unconstitutionally restricted lawyer John Berry&#39;s right to complain about the Kentucky Legislative Ethics Commission.</p> Fri, 27 Jul 2012 18:47:30 +0000 The Associated Press 1151 at http://wfpl.org