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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 willΒ ...

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...

Can a press release be Kansas legal precedent?

It may be the most talked-about press release in Kansas jurisprudence. Earlier this year when the Kansas Supreme Court threw out the cap on noneconomic...

Controversial judge announces his retirement

District Judge Jeffry Jack, whose nomination to the Kansas Court of Appeals was derailed by his angry Twitter posts, is retiring. The Labette County judge...

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...