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Wamble not resubmitted for court nomination, but still has White House support

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Federal prosecutor Jabari Wamble didn't make the second round of judicial nominations that President Joe Biden resubmitted to the U.S. Senate for confirmation, although...

No ABA rating for Wamble: How could that affect court nomination?

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As a federal prosecutor, Jabari Wamble has many attributes, but he lacks one credential that a U.S. senator described as "foundational" for evaluating  judicial...

UPDATED: Senate confirms Pickering; governor’s office criticized

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(Updated to include response from governor's office) The Kansas Senate has confirmed Rachel Pickering for a seat on the Kansas Court of Appeals, making her...

Judicial nominee’s confirmation hits a bump

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Gov. Laura Kelly's nominee to the state appeals court hit a speed bump Tuesday when she was quizzed by senators about a 15-year-old case...

UPDATED: Chief justice seeks pay increase for judges; top lawmaker cool to idea

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(Updated to add 2023 judicial salaries with proposed increases) In her annual state-of-the-judiciary address to the Legislature, Chief Justice Marla Luckert asked lawmakers for a...

Burris gives up judgeship

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Outgoing state Rep. Jesse Burris of Mulvane has decided not to take a seat as a Sedgwick County magistrate judge, which he was elected...

Kobach names new solicitor general

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Attorney General-elect Kris Kobach is naming retired Kansas Court of Appeals Judge Anthony J. Powell as his top appellate lawyer. Powell, who retired from the...

UPDATED: Judge denies injunction blocking political consultant from working for competitor

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(Updated to clarify part of the opinion that said there was inconsistency between statements in affidavits and deposition testimony). A Johnson County judge has refused...

Stegall ends teaching relationship at KU

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Supreme Court Justice Caleb Stegall has ended his teaching relationship with the University of Kansas School of Law in the aftermath of a controversy...

UPDATED: Biden nominates Kansas U.S. Attorney

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(Updated to include more biographical details) President Joe Biden on Tuesday nominated a Jackson County, Missouri, prosecutor as the next U.S. attorney in Kansas. Biden named...