264 ABA Journal Kansas articles.
A federal judge in Kansas City, Kansas, has slashed a defendant’s sentence from 20 to nine years in prison, citing a federal prosecutor’s failure to “conduct herself as a prosecutor must.”
May 26, 2021 12:07 PM CDT
A Kansas woman is taking matters into her own hands after she was unable to persuade a prosecutor to bring a rape charge against the man she accused of strangling and slapping her during sex.
May 20, 2021 9:51 AM CDT
An assistant U.S. attorney in Kansas is no longer handling criminal cases after a federal judge criticized her conduct in a prosecution and noted that she apparently accessed recordings of attorney-client phone calls.
Mar 24, 2021 3:13 PM CDT
A Kansas judge who dropped F-bombs and refused to “f- - -ing apologize” to one employee subjected to one of his outbursts has been suspended from the bench for “quite troubling” behavior.
Mar 2, 2021 1:42 PM CST
Trump pardons former national security adviser Flynn
President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he has pardoned former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who pleaded guilty to lying to the…
Nov 25, 2020 4:00 PM CST
The national pastime, played in empty stadiums, at long last gets underway on Thursday. The cheer of the crowd will be sorely missed. But the absence of fans will also spare Major League Baseball teams from legal headaches that can arise when the seats are filled.
Jul 22, 2020 1:47 PM CDT
A lawsuit filed by a former client against DLA Piper on Monday alleges that the law firm revealed a conflict of interest in a mistakenly emailed invoice.
Jun 18, 2020 12:39 PM CDT
10th Circuit strikes down Kansas voter ID law
The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Denver has struck down a Kansas law that required a birth certificate or…
Apr 30, 2020 4:23 PM CDT
Because of the COVID-19 crisis, the Utah Supreme Court approved temporary diploma privilege Tuesday for individuals who are scheduled to take the July bar exam and graduated from ABA-accredited law schools with first-time bar passage rates of at least 86%.
Apr 22, 2020 11:05 AM CDT
On Saturday, the Kansas Supreme Court upheld Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly’s order limiting church services to 10 people or less.
Apr 13, 2020 10:05 AM CDT
The Kansas Supreme Court has suspended a lawyer, who forged the signatures of a judge and a clerk, for two years. In its Feb. 28 opinion, the court said its suspension of Laurel Kupka is “warranted given the serious nature of the respondent’s acts.”
Mar 4, 2020 12:51 PM CST
SCOTUS splits over undocumented immigrant’s fight against state identify theft conviction
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 on Tuesday against Ramiro Garcia, an unauthorized immigrant in Kansas who was convicted…
Mar 3, 2020 3:21 PM CST
A federal judge in Kansas City, Kansas, announced his resignation Tuesday, less than two weeks after members of Congress asked for more information on the judiciary’s response to a misconduct finding against him.
Feb 19, 2020 10:00 AM CST
A Kansas law firm that claimed that a competitor was inflating client recoveries in its advertising won’t be able to pursue its lawsuit.
Feb 18, 2020 10:37 AM CST
Members of the House Judiciary Committee are calling for “a frank examination of the adequacy of the steps taken to address” sexual misconduct by a federal judge in Kansas.
Feb 7, 2020 10:59 AM CST
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