- Kansas House approves changes in judicial selection process Updated: May-01-16 1:42 am
TOPEKA, Kansas - A proposal approved in the Kansas House would give the secretary of state a role in how the nine-member commission that names three finalists for each high court vacancy elects its members.
- Kansas appeals court: Evidence stands despite defunct law Updated: Apr-30-16 1:32 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas Court of Appeals has ruled that a man could be convicted of driving under the influence using evidence obtained under a defunct law.
- Kansas Court: State not liable for elderly woman's death Updated: Apr-23-16 1:22 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The state is not liable for the death of an 83-year-old woman who died months after she was assaulted in her home by an escaped inmate, the Kansas Supreme Court has ruled.
- Kansas Supreme Court rules sex offender registry not cruel Updated: Apr-22-16 4:14 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - Forcing sex offenders who've been released to spend the rest of their life on the state sex offender registry does not constitute cruel and unusual punishment, a divided Kansas Supreme Court ruled Friday.
- Court suspends Lawrence attorney's license for 18 months Updated: Apr-21-16 11:03 am
LAWRENCE, Kansas - The Kansas Supreme Court has suspended the license of a Lawrence attorney for 18 months amid complaints from her clients and others attorneys.
- Justice's fundraising arm: 'Politicized' bid to purge court Updated: Apr-15-16 10:56 am
TOPEKA, Kansas - A Kansas Supreme Court justice's fundraising arm is pursuing donations by arguing an "unprecedented politicized effort" is underway to deny justices retention over school finance rulings.
- Kansas Supreme Court to consider right to abortion Updated: Apr-12-16 6:48 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas Supreme Court has agreed to consider a groundbreaking ruling that determined the conservative state's constitution protects abortion rights independently from the U.S. Constitution.
- Kansas high court to rule on military spouses' law licenses Updated: Apr-04-16 2:45 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas Supreme Court is expected to consider a measure that would reduce law licensing barriers for military spouses who've passed the bar in other states.
- Control of state courts becomes a top political battleground Updated: Apr-03-16 3:05 pm
ATLANTA - Much attention is being paid to the U.S. Supreme Court vacancy, but equally partisan battles are being waged for control of state courts around the nation.