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Kelly appoints Shawnee County judge

Gov. Laura Kelly on Tuesday appointed Assistant Solicitor General Rachel Pickering to fill a seat on the Shawnee County bench left open by the...

UPDATED: Planned Parenthood’s legal fees will cost state $464,000

(Updated to include comments from state) A legal battle over whether Kansas could cut Planned Parenthood off from Medicaid funding will end up costing the...

Nominees seek Shawnee County judgeship

The 3rd Judicial District Nominating Commission will meet in a little more than two weeks to pick a replacement for Judge Franklin Theis, who...

UPDATED: Supreme Court chief justice announces retirement

(Updated to reflect justice's relationship with the Legislature; previous interviews given by the justice; comments from the governor and leading Republican lawmaker; relevant links;...

Kelly names defense attorney to JoCo judgeship

Gov. Laura Kelly on Thursday named Overland Park defense lawyer Paul W. Burmaster to fill the Johnson County District Court vacancy created when Kevin...

Kansas Supreme Court justice retiring

Kansas Supreme Court Justice Lee Johnson announced Wednesday that he plans to retire after 12 years on the high court. Johnson was appointed to the...

‘Victory for the health of Kansas:’ Supreme Court upholds under-21 tobacco ban

The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday upheld a Topeka law banning the sale of tobacco products to anyone under 21 years old, preserving similar...

Kelly names Wyandotte County judge

Gov. Laura Kelly on Monday named Assistant Wyandotte County Attorney Jane Sieve Wilson to serve out the term of retiring Chief Judge Wayne Lampson. Wilson...

Masterson delays push on judicial selection until 2020

Republican state Sen. Ty Masterson on Thursday backed off his push to force the Senate to debate a bill that would give the chamber...

Three Johnson County judicial nominees sent to governor

Gov. Laura Kelly is going to get a new judicial appointment, this time in Johnson County where she will select from three nominees to...