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Races underway for Supreme Court nominating commission

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Races for seats on the panel that screens state Supreme Court justices are coming down to the wire as balloting ends Saturday. A battle is...

Fee sweeps case could cost state $6 million

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Kansas could be hit with a $6 million bill over a lawsuit contending the state unlawfully used millions of dollars in fees for regulating...

Court order eases concerns about emergency management law

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A new administrative order issued by the Kansas Supreme Court erases some of the concerns voiced about how the state's new emergency management law...

UPDATED: Speedy-trial bill wins Senate approval

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(Updated to reflect final vote) The Kansas Senate on Wednesday approved a bill suspending the state's speedy trial rights for two years, an alternative to...

House passes speedy trial compromise

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The Kansas House on Thursday approved an agreement between prosecutors and defense lawyers that is intended to help relieve a backlog in the court...

Agreement reached on speedy trial bill

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Prosecutors and defense attorneys have reached an agreement to preserve the state's speedy trial law but suspend the statute for three years to give...

Kelly nominates prosecutor to appeals court

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Gov. Laura Kelly on Thursday night nominated a Sedgwick County prosecutor to a seat on the Kansas Court of Appeals, replacing Carl Folsom III...

Bill seeks to lift cap on defense attorney pay

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Kansas would be able to pay more for private lawyers who take on defense cases for the state under legislation considered by a House...

Kelly nominates first woman of color to appeals court

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Gov. Laura Kelly on Thursday nominated a Lawrence attorney with a legal practice focused on healthcare, employment law and business to the Kansas Court...

UPDATED: House committee rejects judicial pay raises

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(Updated late Wednesday to add more reporting; clarifies previous raises for court staffers with edits throughout) The House budget-writing committee on Wednesday set aside a...