Ky. Supreme Court to hear bid-rigging appeal

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The Kentucky Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal by a highway contractor who wants a bid-rigging statement he made to investigators nearly 30 years ago to remain secret.

Earlier this year, the Kentucky Court of Appeals in a 2-1 ruling rejected an argument by contractor Leonard Lawson that his privacy would be invaded if the 1983 statement was released.

Lawson's attorney, Guthrie True, recently told The Courier-Journal that it seems as though there are some issues in the case that the high court wants to address.

Media including The Courier-Journal, the Lexington Herald-Leader and The Associated Press asked for the statement after it was mentioned in a 2008 federal bribery case against Lawson.


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