A Kansas law that makes it a crime to impersonate an election official unconstitutionally interferes with voter outreach efforts, voting rights groups told the state Supreme Court on Tuesday.
The Kansas Supreme Court issued a two-page order Tuesday releasing jurisdiction of the Gannon v. State school finance case after concluding the Legislature complied with mandates to resolve violations of the Kansas Constitution by suitably funding public education.
The state’s highest court on Friday rejected Kyle Flack’s appeal against the death penalty for his convictions in the fatal 2013 shootings of four people in Ottawa.
Kansas Supreme Court Chief Justice Marla Luckert said Wednesday that the state didn’t pay ransom demands of a cybercriminal group that infiltrated the judicial branch’s computer system in October.
The Kansas Supreme Court has revived a challenge to a state law that caused advocacy groups to cancel voter registration drives.
Kansas Supreme Court Chief Justice Marla Luckert said Tuesday the information system used by more than 100 district courts in Kansas crippled in an early October cyberattack could be restored by the end of December.
Foreign cybercriminals launched the attack on the Kansas judicial branch’s information system in October and stole records of appellate cases and judicial administration files potentially regarded as confidential under state law, officials said Tuesday.
Kansas AG Kris Kobach made his case Friday that voting rights should not be given the same protection as other constitutional rights, hoping to sway the court over to his side in the latest twist of a long-lasting legal battle over 2021 election laws.
The Kansas Supreme Court issued a unanimous opinion Friday that a man could seek wrongful-conviction compensation despite a district court ruling he wasn’t eligible because his incarceration was in a county jail rather than a state prison.
A computer network incident interrupting electronic filings and payments in Kansas courts has been extended indefinitely, officials said Monday.
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