Special Reports

September 8, 2008 12:00 AM

Building temples to justice

In 1998, the Kentucky State Supreme Court's new Chief Justice, Joseph E. Lambert, embarked on an ambitious program to build or improve courthouses in all 120 counties in the state. But a decade and $880 million later, has the courtroom boom been worth the cost?

Part two of three


Part 1: A poor state rich in courthouses


Search a database of all 65 newly built or planned courthouses


Photo gallery: Courthouses

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