Federal public defender, Bar Association defend Folsom


The office of the Federal Public Defender on Friday joined with the Kansas Bar Association in decrying the state Senate's decision not to confirm Gov. Laura Kelly's appeals court nominee because of his work as a public defender.

The Federal Public Defender's office sent a letter to every state senator saying that Carl Folsom III was unfairly maligned for his work as a public defender when the Senate voted down his nomination to the Kansas Court of Appeals.

"We don’t write today because we disagree with the failed confirmation vote. Rather, we write to address some . . .


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