Commonwealth's Attorney Tom Wine http://wfpl.org en Louisville Councilman David James' Jobs-Conflict Case Punted Back to Attorney General's Office http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-councilman-david-james-jobs-conflict-case-punted-back-attorney-generals-office <p>Commonwealth's Attorney Thomas Wine is returning a controversial case involving Louisville Metro Councilman David James' potential jobs conflict to the Kentucky attorney general's office.</p><p>Earlier this month, Attorney General Jack Conway sent a letter to Wine saying <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/attorney-general-refers-metro-councilman-david-james-dueling-jobs-case-louisville-prosecutor">"ouster authority for county offices" fell within the Louisville prosecutor's jurisdiction</a>.</p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 17:18:10 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 8979 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Councilman David James' Jobs-Conflict Case Punted Back to Attorney General's Office Attorney General Refers Metro Councilman David James' Dueling Jobs Case to Louisville Prosecutor http://wfpl.org/post/attorney-general-refers-metro-councilman-david-james-dueling-jobs-case-louisville-prosecutor <p>The question of whether Louisville Metro Councilman David James, D-6, is holding incompatible jobs is being been referred to the Commonwealth Attorney's office.</p><p>In a controversial memorandum, Jefferson County Attorney Mike O'Connell argued <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/jefferson-county-attorney-louisville-councilman-david-jamess-jobs-conflict">James has taken conflicting oaths</a> as a council member, where he was first elected in 2010, and as a major with the University of Louisville police department.</p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 02:25:00 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 8892 at http://wfpl.org Attorney General Refers Metro Councilman David James' Dueling Jobs Case to Louisville Prosecutor Noise and Notes: Commonwealth's Attorney-Elect Tom Wine http://wfpl.org/post/noise-and-notes-commonwealths-attorney-elect-tom-wine <p>Louisville will have a <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/wine-wins-commonwealth-s-attorney-race">new chief prosecutor in January, and his name is Tom Wine</a>.</p><p>After longtime Jefferson County Commonwealth's Attorney Dave <a href="http://www.kentuckylawblog.com/2011/12/louisville-stengel-not-running-for-comm-atty-wine-ryan-cobb-and-van-de-rostyne-are-looking-to-be-com.html">Stengel announced he was retiring</a>, Wine stepped down as a state appeals court judge to run.</p> Tue, 11 Dec 2012 01:54:23 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 2891 at http://wfpl.org Noise and Notes: Commonwealth's Attorney-Elect Tom Wine