Judge orders KHP to pay $2.3 million in two-step case

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A federal judge has ordered the Kansas Highway Patrol to pay $2.3 million in legal fees to the plaintiffs who successfully challenged as unconstitutional a technique used by troopers to detect drugs  on motorists.

U.S. District Judge Kathryn Vratil awarded about $1.9 million in attorneys fees and about $363,000 in other legal costs stemming from the legal challenge to the so-called “Kansas two-step” case.

The award is less than theSSJ

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