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Schmidt advises governor against moving ahead with new court nomination

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt late Tuesday advised Gov. Laura Kelly against filling the appeals court position left open with the failed nomination of...

Supreme Court justice selection: How they voted

As Gov. Laura Kelly weighs her next pick for the Kansas Supreme Court, we thought we would give you the ballots that showed how...

Supreme Court agrees to hear workers’ comp case

The Kansas Supreme Court has agreed to review a workers' compensation case that could potentially award more money to employees injured in the workplace. The...

State Supreme Court upholds precedent protecting bars, restaurants from alcohol liability

The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday upheld a 34-year-old legal precedent that insulates bars and restaurants from being sued by someone injured in a...

Kansas wins identity theft case at U.S. Supreme Court

Kansas prevailed at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday when the justices found that federal immigration law doesn't override the state's prosecution of identity...

Kelly names new Supreme Court justice

(Developing: Will be updated) Gov. Laura Kelly on Wednesday named Keynen Wall to the Kansas Supreme Court, her second appointment to the high court since...

Balloting for Court of Appeals selection

As we have started to make a custom here at Sunflower State Journal, here is the balloting from last week's nominating commission meeting to...

Supreme Court upholds Kansas insanity-defense law

(Developing: Will be updated) The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday upheld the Kansas insanity-defense law, turning back an appeal from James Kahler who shot to...

Leben leaving Kansas Court of Appeals

Kansas Court of Appeals Judge Steve Leben on Wednesday announced he was leaving the court, becoming the third appellate judge to leave the bench...

Bill would raise judicial retirement age

Lawmakers are considering a measure that would increase the mandatory retirement age for state judges to 80. Democratic state Sen. Vic Miller asked the Senate...