Attorney general asks state Supreme Court to sort out judicial appointment


Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt on Monday asked the Kansas Supreme Court to settle the dispute over whether Gov. Laura Kelly can still nominate a state appeals court judge.

Schmidt filed a lawsuit asking the state's highest court to sort out the ongoing feud between the governor and the Senate president over the appointment to the Kansas Court of Appeals.

Senate President Susan Wagle has argued that Kelly lost the ability to make the appointment when she withdrew the nomination of Jeffry Jack after a series of . . .


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