Kansas

Business of Law

Spencer Fane opens Oklahoma City office with 9 attorneys from Lester firm

Legislation & Lobbying

Kansas legislature backs off in separation-of-powers faceoff with state supreme court

Judiciary

Legislation advances to keep Kansas courts open

Legal Ethics

Lawyer who reported client threats is suspended for failing to file appeal on client’s behalf

Judiciary

Kansas supremes strike down law on chief judge appointments; is court funding in danger?

Criminal Justice

Man is released from prison after 15 years when DNA testing points finger at his brother

Judiciary

Kansas Supreme Court turns down recusal request in case that could shut down the courts

Constitutional Law

Seeking to regain his law license, former Kansas AG files federal civil rights suit

Evidence

Man takes plea in case over Facebook comments he made about murder trial

Judiciary

Judge’s injunction delays possible shutdown of Kansas courts

Judiciary

Will ruling shut down Kansas court system?

Criminal Justice

Defendant charged with decking lawyer in court now faces 2 felony trials in same month

Court Security

Man facing charges over ‘storm the courthouse’ posts on Facebook had guns illegally, sheriff says

Criminal Justice

Man is acquitted in felony murder case, but supporter faces charges over Facebook posts

Constitutional Law

Man charged for claimed Facebook threat to storm courthouse over felony-murder trial

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer who had firm pay his personal expenses in lieu of a paycheck pleads guilty to tax evasion

Business of Law

Littler is hiring for new Kansas City admin center as it lays off 113 staffers in San Francisco

Judiciary

Kansas governor signs law cutting off court funding if courts strike down 2014 law

Judiciary

Kansas bill would defund courts if law on selection of chief judges is overturned

Constitutional Law

New Kansas abortion law is the first to ban common ‘dismemberment’ procedure