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Three Johnson County judicial nominees sent to governor

Gov. Laura Kelly is going to get a new judicial appointment, this time in Johnson County where she will select from three nominees to...

UPDATED: Senate judiciary chairman to ask for investigation of judge’s tweets

(Updated to reflect comments from Pyle and Hensley with statement from Jeffry Jack) A key lawmaker said Tuesday he plans to ask for an investigation...

State Supreme Court upholds precedent protecting bars, restaurants from alcohol liability

The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday upheld a 34-year-old legal precedent that insulates bars and restaurants from being sued by someone injured in a...

Masterson moves to force Senate to consider judicial confirmation at sine die

Just before the Senate adjourned early Sunday morning, Republican state Sen. Ty Masterson moved to force the chamber to consider judicial confirmation at sine...

Budget would allow KBI to investigate cybercrime for first time since 2012

Even as the amount of internet crime has ballooned in Kansas, state investigators have had few resources for combating theft in the digital era. Since...

UPDATED: KFL looking to 2020 for constitutional amendment

(Updated to correct that state constitutional amendments were passed to ensure that abortion rights are not protected) Kansans for Life will wait until next year...

Kansas will allow small, peaceful protests in Capitol without permits during veto session

The American Civil Liberties Union has reached a temporary agreement with state officials to allow peaceful protests in the Capitol without a permit during...

Attorney general asks state Supreme Court to sort out judicial appointment

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt on Monday asked the Kansas Supreme Court to settle the dispute over whether Gov. Laura Kelly can still nominate...

Jack nomination renews debate over judicial selection

An old debate is getting renewed life in the Kansas Legislature after Gov. Laura Kelly's nomination to the Kansas Court of Appeals collapsed this...

Schmidt advises governor against moving ahead with new court nomination

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt late Tuesday advised Gov. Laura Kelly against filling the appeals court position left open with the failed nomination of...