Kansas Supreme Court

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June 12, 2020 - 12:50 pm
The Kansas Supreme Court has upheld two state identity theft convictions following a decision by the nation’s highest court that makes it easier for states to prosecute immigrants who use fake Social Security numbers to secure employment. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in March that nothing in...
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April 15, 2020 - 7:19 pm
Kansas Man whose burglary conviction was overturned awarded $240K.
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April 12, 2020 - 7:42 am
After hearing remarks Saturday morning, the Kansas Supreme Court made their judgement Saturday evening. Here's what we know about the ruling and what it means for Easter services in the state.
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April 10, 2020 - 1:54 pm
The Kansas Supreme Court is set to hear arguments Saturday on Gov. Laura Kelly’s lawsuit against legislative leaders who overturned her executive order banning religious services of more than 10 attendees during the coronavirus pandemic. The Democratic governor filed the lawsuit Thursday after a...
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Kansas Supreme Court dismisses judges' lawsuit over funding
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January 23, 2020 - 5:15 am
Kansas' top court has dismissed a lawsuit over funding for the state's court system filed by six trial-court judges against the Republican-controlled Legislature. The state Supreme Court said in a short order Wednesday signed by Chief Justice Marla Luckert that it is “confident” that allegations of...
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January 11, 2020 - 9:10 am
Kansas lawmakers expect a push to overturn a state Supreme Court decision protecting abortion rights during this year's legislative session. They're also anticipating a contentious debate over income tax cuts and some bipartisan harmony on Medicaid expansion. The GOP-controlled Legislature convenes...
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Kansas Supreme Court plans to swear in new justice Jan. 24
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January 08, 2020 - 5:45 am
The Kansas Supreme Court plans to swear in a new justice Jan. 24. Evelyn Wilson is set to take her seat on the seven-member high court a little more than a month after Gov. Laura Kelly announced Wilson's appointment. Wilson has been a district judge in Shawnee County since 2004 and its...
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December 29, 2019 - 11:44 am
Two members of the Kansas attorney general's staff who were finalists for a previous appointment and four lower-court judges are seeking to fill a vacancy on the state Supreme Court. A lawyer-led state nominating commission is scheduled to interview 17 candidates for the high court Jan. 16 and 17...
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October 26, 2019 - 1:02 pm
The Kansas Supreme Court has struck down part of a state law against making a criminal threat after concluding it violates free speech rights. The court on Friday declared unconstitutional a provision of the law making it illegal to communicate a threat of violence with "reckless disregard" of the...
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July 26, 2019 - 10:26 am
The Kansas Supreme Court has released an appeals decision on the case of the State of Kansas vs. Rogelio Soto, Jr. The Court reversed a Sedgwick County District Court decision denying Soto's motion for a new trial based on newly-discovered evidence. After Soto's conviction for first-degree...
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