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Budget negotiators withdraw ban on contempt fees for Kobach

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(Developing: Will update) House budget negotiators on Tuesday backed off a proposal forcing Secretary of State Kris Kobach to pay any legal fees for being...

UPDATED: Legislature passes bill compensating wrongfully convicted

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A bill compensating the wrongfully convicted cleared the Kansas Legislature on Thursday, culminating a two-year effort to make good on past wrongs. The House joined the...

Seat belt law stalls in conference committee

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A bill that would have potentially turned the tables on car-crash victims who weren’t wearing a seat belt has stalled in a committee as...

ACLU seeks $51,000 in attorney fees from Kobach

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The American Civil Liberties Union is seeking $51,000 in legal fees from Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach for being held in contempt of...

ACLU drops lawsuit over Israel boycott law

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The American Civil Liberties Union on Friday dropped its lawsuit against Kansas over a law barring state contractors from boycotting Israel. The ACLU agreed to...

UPDATED: Judge orders Kobach to pay $26,000 for contempt of court order

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(Updated to reflect inability to reach Kobach; adds context about debate over paying the fine; edits throughout) A  federal judge on Wednesday ordered Secretary of...

UPDATED: Kansas takes employer’s side in transgender discrimination case

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(Updated to reflect comment from attorney general; inserts comment from lawmaker and state Equality Coalition) Kansas is among 16 states asking the U.S. Supreme Court...

Judicial panel recommends against equal-time parenting bill

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A panel of legal professionals has turned thumbs down on a proposal that would force divorcing parents to share equal time with their children. The...

Kansas judicial branch adopts new parental leave policy

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Outgoing Republican Jeff Colyer's parental leave idea for state employees is catching on elsewhere in state government. The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday announced it...

Court of appeals applicants: A closer look

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As last week came to a close, Gov.-elect Laura Kelly released the names of 18 applicants for a seat on the Kansas Court of...