UPDATED: Governor names Wilson to Supreme Court


(Updated to reflect comments from the governor, the new justice, Kansans for Life and Sen. Ty Masterson; Also corrects that Gerald Schultz was among the five votes for Wilson, not Terry Campbell)

Gov. Laura Kelly on Monday named a new Kansas Supreme Court justice who was criticized because of her husband's political contributions to the governor and other candidates who supported abortion rights.

Kelly named Shawnee County District Judge Evelyn Wilson to replace Justice Lee Johnson, who retired from the court in September after serving 12 years.

Wilson is the chief judge for the 3rd Judicial Circuit, which covers . . .


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