Kansas

Legal Ethics

Lawyer appears in Thomas Jefferson garb to defend law license, unusual capital murder defense

Constitutional Law

Lawyer who dropped out of US Senate race sues to get his name removed from ballot

Election Law

Does national voter form have to include states’ citizenship requirement? 10th Circuit to decide

Criminal Justice

DA claims felony-murder defendant got high as forgotten baby died in hot car, but OKs reduced bond

Legal Ethics

Lawyer not required to report colleague’s mental lapses absent ethics violation, ethics opinion says

Criminal Justice

Foster dad charged with felony murder in baby’s accidental hot-car death; could get life sentence

Criminal Justice

Man gets 21 years for courtroom attack on district attorney

Constitutional Law

Kansas can’t opt out of federal gun laws, Brady Center suit says

Real Estate & Property Law

Town shuts down boy’s ‘little free library’ for alleged detached structure violation

Legal Ethics

Lawyer explains why he argued murder client wouldn’t have left witness alive: It was client’s idea

Criminal Justice

Murder defendant seeks to have ‘murder’ neck tattoo removed before trial

Trials & Litigation

Defense stunned by $2.88M verdict in med-mal case over injection injury and suicide

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