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237 ABA Journal Kansas articles.

Kansas Strikes ‘John Doe’ Rape Warrants

The Kansas Supreme Court has struck down arrest warrants in seven rape cases—reportedly the first in the country to charge someone’s DNA with a crime.

In its ruling Friday, the…

Sperm Donor Who Claims Parental Rights Seeks Cert

A sperm donor who lost his bid for parental rights is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear his appeal.

The Kansas Supreme Court ruled against Daryl Hendrix in a…

Woman’s Boyfriend Charged in Stuck-Toilet-Seat Case

The bizarre case of a Kansas woman who sat on a toilet seat so long that it became stuck to her body has resulted in a criminal charge against a…

Kansas Supreme Court Halts Release of Abortion Records

The Kansas Supreme Court is barring release of records of abortion patients until it considers a motion to quash grand-jury subpoeanas for the documents.

A grand jury has subpoenaed medical…

Citizen-Launched Kan. Grand Juries Pursue Abortion & Porn Cases

An almost-forgotten law in Kansas that allows citizens to convene grand juries reportedly has become a tool for local conservatives to use to force prosecutors to pursue abortion and pornography…

Kansas AG in Sex Scandal Resigns

The attorney general of Kansas, who has been embroiled in a sex scandal that also raises significant legal ethics issues, announced today that he will resign from office effective at…

Kansas Agog Over AG Sex Scandal

An admitted extramarital affair is the least of it. A longtime employee in the Johnson County, Kan., district attorney’s office says she was sexually harassed by the new state attorney…

KC Firm in Merger Talks, Expanding to Chicago

A midsize Kansas City firm in the midst of merger talks isn’t waiting for that deal to expand.

Blackwell Sanders already dispatched the former head of its London office to…

Kansas Utility Owes CEO $2.46M in Defense Costs

Echoing a similar holding by a federal judge concerning another company executive, a special master in Kansas state court has found that a utility company wrongly refused to pay $2.46…

Sperm Donor Loses Suit for Parental Rights

A sperm donor who wants a relationship with his children has failed to overturn a Kansas law that bars parental rights absent a written agreement.

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Abortion Doc Tries To Block Grand Jury

In an unusual case emerging out of Kansas, a late-term abortion provider has petitioned the state supreme court to block a grand jury investigation into his clinic practices.

Anti-abortion groups…

Ex-AG, Now a Local DA, Charges Abortion Clinic

A former Kansas attorney general who wrangled with abortion clinics is continuing to take an aggressive stance as a local district attorney.

Prosecutor Phill Kline charged a Planned Parenthood clinic…

Merit, Not Lockstep, Pay at Jones Day

Despite the attention paid in recent months to Howrey’s announcement that it would no longer implement a so-called lockstep pay schedule for associate attorneys, merit-based salary schedules are by no…

Sprint’s 30-Day Settlement Total Nears $150 M

With a $57.5 million Kansas class action settlement just announced by Sprint-Nextel Corp., the company’s settlement agreements in three cases during the past month now total nearly $150 million.

If…

How the Cops Caught BTK

Playing to a serial killer’s ego helped crack the case




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