Jurors will not be sequestered during the upcoming trial for a Lawrence teen charged with the shooting death of a Lawrence boy, a judge ruled Friday, and they will visit the crime scene in person.
The defense attorney for a teen accused of shooting and killing a 14-year-old Lawrence boy is asking the court to sequester the jury during a trial set to span about a week and a half in March.
Students with the KU School of Law’s Legal Aid Clinic will host a criminal record expungement clinic Monday at the Lawrence Public Library.
A Douglas County judge must decide whether to believe Albert Wilson, who says he was wrongly convicted and should be compensated, or the woman who says Wilson raped her when she was 17.
The Douglas County District Court clerk’s office will reduce its public hours beginning Thursday so that staff members can catch up on a backlog caused by a cyberattack on the statewide court records system.
Drivers who got citations from the Kansas Highway Patrol and who were given court dates to appear in Douglas County District Court this Friday, Dec. 29, received the wrong date.
The prosecutor handling a complaint against Douglas County DA Suzanne Valdez asked a disciplinary panel Wednesday to consider whether they believe the testimony of Valdez and her deputy, or that of the other 13 witnesses who testified.
Douglas County District Attorney Suzanne Valdez became tearful as she repeatedly apologized and expressed how embarrassed she was to be sitting in her disciplinary hearing Tuesday afternoon.
Derogatory public statements by the district attorney have altered Douglas County’s criminal legal system from March 2021 forward, according to testimony in the DA’s disciplinary hearing Monday.
Two of Douglas County’s top law enforcement officials have reached an agreement following a long dispute over access to information contained in deputies’ personnel files.
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