Controversial judge announces his retirement

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District Judge Jeffry Jack, whose nomination to the Kansas Court of Appeals was derailed by his angry Twitter posts, is retiring.

The Labette County judge announced his retirement Friday morning, just months after he was rejected for a post on the appeals court.

"I have been privileged to be trusted by the people of the 11th Judicial District to serve them for 14 years as a district court judge," Jack said in a statement.

"It is at the trial court where Kansans go to resolve disputes and seek justice, and I am honored to have been able to make a . . .


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