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Supreme Court upholds Kansas insanity-defense law

(Developing: Will be updated) The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday upheld the Kansas insanity-defense law, turning back an appeal from James Kahler who shot to...

Deep dive into Court of Appeals candidates

A special nominating commission created by Gov. Laura Kelly will meet next week to interview candidates for a seat on the Kansas Court of...

Kelly names new Supreme Court justice

(Developing: Will be updated) Gov. Laura Kelly on Wednesday named Keynen Wall to the Kansas Supreme Court, her second appointment to the high court since...

Balloting for Court of Appeals selection

As we have started to make a custom here at Sunflower State Journal, here is the balloting from last week's nominating commission meeting to...

Kansas wins identity theft case at U.S. Supreme Court

(Developing: Will be updated) Kansas prevailed at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday when the justices found that federal immigration law doesn't override the state's...

Supreme Court justice selection: How they voted

As Gov. Laura Kelly weighs her next pick for the Kansas Supreme Court, we thought we would give you the ballots that showed how...

Court of Appeals candidates: A closer look

A special nominating commission created by Gov. Laura Kelly will meet next week to interview candidates for a seat on the Kansas Court of...

Leben leaving Kansas Court of Appeals

Kansas Court of Appeals Judge Steve Leben on Wednesday announced he was leaving the court, becoming the third appellate judge to leave the bench...

Bill limiting government lawsuits faces stiff opposition

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt is running into a wall of opposition over his proposal to limit local government lawsuits similar to litigation seeking...

Bill would raise judicial retirement age

Lawmakers are considering a measure that would increase the mandatory retirement age for state judges to 80. Democratic state Sen. Vic Miller asked the Senate...