A federal appeals court on Tuesday dismissed Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach's appeal of a contempt order issued in his defense of the state's citizenship requirements for would-be voters.
A three-judge panel at the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Kobach's appeal was premature because the contempt order was not final.
"Although the district court stated that it was imposing sanctions, specific sanctions
have not yet been imposed," the judges wrote in their order.
"Here, not only has the district court not issued findings of fact and conclusions of law or . . .