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Senate advances constitutional amendment on judges

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The Kansas Senate gave first-round approval to a constitutional amendment that would take state Supreme Court nominations out of the hands of a special...

Teacher sues school district over name, pronoun policy

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A Geary County math teacher is suing the local school board for refusing to give her a religious exemption from a policy requiring teachers...

Redistricting’s fallout for Supreme Court screening panel

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A new set of congressional districts is raising questions over the membership of the panel that screens applicants for the Kansas Supreme Court. When the...

Senate president introduces judicial election bill

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The battle over picking justices for the Kansas Supreme Court took a new turn Tuesday when Senate President Ty Masterson introduced a proposed constitutional...

High court accepts ethics findings against former magistrate

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The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday accepted a judicial ethics panel's findings that a former Russell County magistrate violated the conduct code for judges...

Coble named to Kansas appeals court

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Gov. Laura Kelly on Tuesday named Salina lawyer Angela Coble to the Kansas Court of Appeals to replace retiring Judge Michael Buser. Coble is the...

UPDATED: Balloting results for Court of Appeals post

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(Updated to correct that Hodgkinson was recommended to the governor, not Keller) Salina federal law clerk Angela Coble was among the leaders in all three...

Judicial branch proposes adding judges for first time since ’08

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Chief Justice Marla Luckert is asking the Legislature to approve 13 new district court judges and 10 district magistrate judges as well as support...

Screening panel recommends three judicial candidates

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A Shawnee County judge, an appellate defender and a federal law clerk were nominated for a seat on the Kansas Court of Appeals. A special...

Eight seek appeals court seat

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Eight candidates have applied to replace Appeals Court Judge Michael Buser, who will beĀ  retiring from the bench at the end of January after...