Carrody Buchhorn, whose murder conviction was overturned last year, will have a new preliminary hearing to determine whether she should stand trial again, a judge ruled Tuesday.
Gov. Laura Kelly announced Friday that she has appointed Carl Folsom III and Catherine Theisen, both alumni of KU Law, as Douglas County District Court’s next judges.
A man was charged Tuesday with second-degree murder in connection with a crash that killed a 70-year-old Lawrence man in April.
Carrody Buchhorn’s 2017 second-degree murder case was remanded for a new trial — but now prosecutors are seeking a new expert in place of an embattled coroner, and Buchhorn’s attorneys think the legal process needs to go back a step further.
A former Lawrence police officer charged with raping a woman in his patrol vehicle will now face a jury early next year after mediation failed to lead to a plea agreement.
The Seventh Judicial District Nominating Commission has advanced the names of five people who want to fill two judge positions in Douglas County District Court.
A Lawrence man who had been facing two felony charges of aggravated assault after an incident outside of a vaccine clinic for kids last fall agreed to plead no contest on Monday to two misdemeanor charges, and he will serve a year of probation.
The Kansas Judicial Branch has released the full schedule of interviews with local attorneys who have applied to serve as judges in Douglas County District Court.
The public will have the opportunity soon to hear from local attorneys who have applied to serve as judges in Douglas County District Court.
The public will have a chance to hear from those who want to be Douglas County District Court judges during interviews set for Aug. 31 and Sept. 1.
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