“Jury nullification is a basic refusal to convict based on the jurors’ beliefs and principles,” Kirsten Kuhn writes in this column.
“Through civil asset forfeiture, police may seize any property or money that they can claim may be connected to an alleged crime,” Kirsten Kuhn writes.
“Ordinances that criminalize poverty, status and culture enable police to target disenfranchised and vulnerable communities. Stripping these ordinances from the books is the most basic way to reduce the frequency of police encounters that could result in a tragedy,” Kirsten Kuhn writes.
“Just go ahead and throw out your copies of the Constitution,” Kirsten Kuhn writes as a bill suspends statutory speedy trial rights in Kansas until May 2023.
“Recent proposed barbering legislation in the Kansas statehouse, while providing few positive changes, continues the tradition of protectionism in the skin of paternalism,” Kirsten Kuhn writes.
Column: Kirsten Kuhn writes that lifting Lawrence’s property use restrictions could alleviate some of the city’s affordable housing problem.
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