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Capitol protesters to appeal judge’s ruling

A group of state Capitol protesters plans to challenge a judge's ruling that seriously questioned their claims that statehouse rules violated their free speech...

New transparency comes to judicial selection

The panel that helps pick state Supreme Court justices will soon have to open the drapes into its deliberations when it vets candidates for...

Protesters dealt setback in Capitol free speech case

A federal judge has dealt a setback to a group of protesters who challenged statehouse rules, contending the regulations violated their free speech rights. A...

Supreme Court gives new life to retaliation case

The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday gave new life to a case in which a state trooper said he was retaliated against for successfully...

UPDATED: Who’s who on the Supreme Court Nominating Commission

(Updated to reflect inability to independently confirm Hayworth's current occupation) Over the years, this nine-member panel that largely works in obscurity has been the subject...

Four candidates recommended for Shawnee County judgeship

A municipal administrative judge, a deputy judicial disciplinary administrator and an administrative law judge were among the names submitted to the governor for an...

Kelly appoints Shawnee County judge

Gov. Laura Kelly on Tuesday appointed Assistant Solicitor General Rachel Pickering to fill a seat on the Shawnee County bench left open by the...

UPDATED: Planned Parenthood’s legal fees will cost state $464,000

(Updated to include comments from state) A legal battle over whether Kansas could cut Planned Parenthood off from Medicaid funding will end up costing the...

Nominees seek Shawnee County judgeship

The 3rd Judicial District Nominating Commission will meet in a little more than two weeks to pick a replacement for Judge Franklin Theis, who...

UPDATED: Supreme Court chief justice announces retirement

(Updated to reflect justice's relationship with the Legislature; previous interviews given by the justice; comments from the governor and leading Republican lawmaker; relevant links;...