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

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?

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

(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

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

(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

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

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

(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

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

(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...