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SCOTUS declines to review Kansas criminal threat law

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(Developing: Will be updated) The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to review two Kansas Supreme Court decisions striking down part of the state’s criminal...

Panel recommends another finalist for appeals court

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A special panel that screens judicial nominees for the governor has named a Wichita lawyer to the list of finalists for a seat on...

Schmidt responds to SCOTUS case after siding with employer

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The U.S. Supreme Court didn't go in Attorney General Derek Schmidt's favor this time. Kansas was among 16 states that asked the justices to re-examine...

BREAKING: Beier retiring from state Supreme Court

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(Developing: Will be updated) State Supreme Court Justice Carol Beier announced Friday afternoon that she will retire later this year, giving Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly...

Supreme Court justice defends Folsom against criticism

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Kansas Supreme Court Justice Caleb Stegall took the extraordinary step of defending Gov. Laura Kelly's appeals court nominee, who was rejected by the Senate...

Federal public defender, Bar Association defend Folsom

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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...

UPDATED: Senate turns down Kelly judicial nominee

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(Updated to include Kelly news conference, more details from debate and edits throughout) The Kansas Senate on Wednesday rejected Gov. Laura Kelly's nominee to the...

Senators quiz court nominee on drug positions

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Gov. Laura Kelly's nominee to the Kansas Court of Appeals on Tuesday deflected suggestions that he advocated for legalizing marijuana and that no drug...

UPDATED: Schmidt will appeal voter citizenship case to SCOTUS

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(Updated to include comments from Kobach and the ACLU) Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said Tuesday he will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to review...

Trump nominates Kansas solicitor general for judgeship

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(Developing:  Will be updated) President Donald Trump on Thursday nominated Kansas Solicitor General Toby Crouse to a federal judgeship. Crouse had been serving as the state's...