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Panel recommends three candidates for Supreme Court

A judicial nominating panel on Friday recommended three candidates for a seat on the Kansas Supreme Court, including a state appeals court judge, a...

Longest-serving appeals court judge to retire

Gov. Laura Kelly is going to get her fourth appellate court appointment with the announcement that the longest serving judge on the Kansas Court...

Chief justice withdraws from legislative address

New Kansas Supreme Court Chief Justice Marla Luckert has withdrawn from giving the annual State of the Judiciary address to the Legislature. Luckert pulled out...

UPDATED: Judges file lawsuit against Legislature over pay

(Updated to reflect that the judicial branch is only asking for salary increases for fiscal year 2021) Six trial judges are asking the Kansas Supreme...

UPDATED: Governor names Wilson to Supreme Court

(Updated to reflect comments from the governor, the new justice, Kansans for Life and Sen. Ty Masterson; Also corrects that Gerald Schultz was among...

17 candidates – old and new – line up for Supreme Court

A mix of new and familiar names are lining up to replace Chief Justice Lawton Nuss on the state Supreme Court. Many of the 17...

Schmidt declines opinion on nondiscrimination laws

Attorney General Derek Schmidt is bowing out of the controversy over municipal nondiscrimination laws. Schmidt this week turned down Overland Park's request to sort out...

How they voted: Balloting for judicial candidates

Here is a look at how each of the nine members of the Supreme Court Nominating Commission voted in recommending three candidates to Gov....

Kansans for Life battles Supreme Court candidates

The state's leading group against abortion rights is battling to keep two judges off the state Supreme Court, arguing they're too extreme and will ...

Historic Supreme Court term for Kansas

Monday marked a historic moment in Kansas legal history. When the U.S. Supreme Court started its new term Monday, it heard the first of three...