Special judge to hear Paul vs Boucher civil suit

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) -- A special judge has been assigned to hear the civil lawsuit U.S. Senator Rand Paul is bringing against his neighbor, Rene Boucher. Paul is suing Boucher for damages as the result of Boucher's attack on Paul outside Paul's home last November.

Image Source: Warren County Regional Jail / Gage Skidmore / CC BY-SA 2.0 / MGN

This past March Boucher pleaded guilty to assaulting a U.S. Congressman. He was sentenced to 30 days in jail and ordered to pay a $10,000 fine.

Logan Circuit Judge Tyler Gill has been appointed as special judge to hear the case. A hearing has been scheduled for July 20 in the Warren County Justice Center.

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