Kansas

Obituaries

Westboro leader Fred Phelps Sr. dies; his church’s funeral protests changed federal law

Evidence

Facial recognition database leads feds to fugitive 37 years after prison escape

Evidence

Attorney can testify in ineffective assistance case even if there’s no client waiver, judge rules

Business of Law

Sedgwick to move back-office operations from San Francisco to Kansas City

Family Law

Man who responded to Craigslist ad for a sperm donor is a dad, must pay child support, judge rules

Law Schools

University of Kansas School of Law censured, fined for ‘willful’ accrediting violations

Criminal Justice

Lawyer pleads no contest to charge of recording workers’ comments while away from the office

Election Law

Can you take your gun to the polling place? This state’s AG is asked to issue an opinion

Legal Ethics

Former Kansas AG Phill Kline is suspended from law practice for at least 3 years

Trials & Litigation

Jayhawks fan wins pro se license-plate appeal, can keep slogan disparaging rivals, court rules

Real Estate & Property Law

Man survives being hit by train, is cited for criminal trespass

Constitutional Law

Kansas lawmakers could defy court on school funding, its leaders say

Legal Ethics

Fired over ‘naughty boy’ tweet about ex-AG’s ethics case, court research lawyer is now on hot seat

Evidence

Tests on degraded DNA can’t link ‘In Cold Blood’ killers to unsolved Florida slayings

Evidence

Motorcycle for-sale sign allowed search of suspect’s home, 8th Circuit rules

Careers

Lawyer celebrates 50 years at same law firm, the only employer he’s ever had

Trials & Litigation

Juror in contempt for posting online comments in news article about trial of attorney murder case

Criminal Justice

Did convicted ‘Cold Blood’ murderers in Capote novel also kill a Florida family?

White-Collar Crime

Former defense lawyer gets 5 years in Secret Service money-laundering sting

Criminal Justice

Longtime defense lawyer takes plea in Secret Service money-laundering sting