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2007 Session - January through May

The State Library of Kansas' Legislative Reference Section maintains a collection of clipped newspaper articles on topics relating to subjects pertinent to issues in Kansas state government. Below is a listing of clipped articles taken from several different newspapers relating to Courts, January through May, 2007.

The Clippings books are available for use in the library. You may photocopy articles from the books. If you have questions regarding this collection please feel free to contact State Library staff. Contact information is found at the top and bottom of this page.

The Clippings List is generally arranged chronologically through the year.

Each article cited contains the following information:

Author of article (if any is present)
Title of Article
Newspaper title and date of issue

ARTICLES ON COURTS, January through May, 2007

Steve Fry
Defense seeks copies of obscene materials
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/4/2007

Mike Hall
Closed court left many people in lurch
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/4/2007

Alisha Cooper
Sebelius to appoint district judge
Junction City Daily Union, 1/4/2007

Richard J. Rome
So long Judge Becker
Hutchinson News, 1/5/2007 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Sebelius appoints high court justice
Wichita Eagle, 1/6/2007 [Newsbank article]

Jim Sullinger
Appeals judge promoted to Kansas high court
Kansas City Star, 1/6/2007 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
Appeals court judge named to high court
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/6/2007

Jason Probst
Goodbyes said to a 'judge's judge'
Hutchinson News, 1/6/2007 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
Sebelius elevates appeals judge to Supreme Court
Lawrence Journal World, 1/6/2007

Supreme Court justice retiring, reflecting
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/8/2007

Jason Probst
McCarville sworn in as judge
Hutchinson News, 1/9/2007

Sophia Maines
Chinese officials, scholars study local court system
Lawrence Journal World, 1/12/2007

Still no need to politicize courts
Wichita Eagle, 1/15/2007 [Newsbank article]

Chris Walker
Larson prepares to take the bench
Emporia Gazette, 1/15/2007 [Newsbank article]

Sebelius names Johnson to state's highest court
Manhattan Mercury, 1/17/2007

Jerry Palmer
Commission did job [letter to the editor]
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/20/2007 [Newsbank article]

Matt McNabb
Judge panel hears hopefuls
Hutchinson News, 1/21/2007 [Newsbank article]

Linda S. Parks
Judge system works [letter to the editor]
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/23/2007 [Newsbank article]

The News Staff
McEwen, Allen finalists for magistrate judge
Hutchinson News, 1/24/2007 [Newsbank article]

Tom A. Throne
Kansas justice visits Davis talks candidly about some of his cases
Junction City Daily Union, 1/24/2007

Jason Probst
Macke Dick is new chief judge for 27th district
Hutchinson News, 1/26/2007 [Newsbank article]

Jason Probst
Candidates ready to make impression
Hutchinson News, 1/26/2007 [Newsbank article]

Special to the Daily Union
Governor appoints new District Judge
Junction City Daily Union, 1/26/2007

Anna Staatz
Bill would let judges pick chief
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/29/2007

System serves Kansas well [opinion]
Manhattan Mercury, 1/30/2007 [Newsbank article]

Kansas Legislature
Manhattan Mercury, 1/31/2007

We need another judge [opinion]
Johnson County Sun, 2/1/2007

Steve Fry
Court delays parental ruling
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/3/2007

Katie Stockstill
Grand jury returns findings
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 2/3/2007

J-W Staff Reports
Lawrence attorneys apply for court opening
Lawrence Journal World, 2/7/2007

The Capital-Journal
Appeals court slot interests 4 Topekans
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/7/2007

Hays attorney applies for Court of Appeals
Hays Daily News, 2/7/2007

James Carlson
Election of chief judge may start small
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/8/2007

James Carlson
Method for choosing high court justices would change with resolution
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/14/2007
Steve Fry
District judge sworn in
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/17/2007

Jim Sullinger
Bill to change chief judge appointment process defeated
Wichita Eagle, 2/17/2007 [Newsbank article]

Courts need best lawyers they can get
Wichita Eagle, 2/18/2007 [Newsbank article]

F. James Robinson Jr
Don't put politics back into selection of justices
Wichita Eagle, 2/21/2007 [Newsbank article]

J-W Staff Reports
Governor gets 3 names for court vacancy
Lawrence Journal World, 2/23/2007

Jason Probst
Investigator seeking info about judges
Hutchinson News, 2/23/2007

Associated Press
Governor gets names for court vacancy
Hutchinson News, 2/23/2007

Salina Journal
Other editors on a shield law in Kansas [opinion]
Chanute Tribune, 2/24/2007

Ray Kopfman
Second-guessing juries [letter to the editor]
Emporia Gazette, 2/26/2007 [Newsbank article]

Mary Clarkin
Commissioners dubious on two spending requests
Hutchinson News, 2/28/2007 [Newsbank article]

Editorial Board
Jury duty pay
Hutchinson News, 3/4/2007 [Newsbank article]

Bob Sigman
Bad idea on courts [opinion]
Johnson County Sun, 3/8/2007

John Green
McEwen appointed as new Reno County judge
Hutchinson News, 3/10/2007 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
Judge accused of misconduct
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/23/2007

John Hanna
Court rules for illegal immigrants on unpaid wages
Hutchinson News, 3/24/2007

Jason Probst
McEwen sworn in as judge
Hutchinson News, 3/24/2007 [Newsbank article]

Dan Margolies
Use of bogus-lien law perturbs contractor
Kansas City Star, 3/27/2007 [Newsbank article]

Mike Belt
Renovations ahead for county judicial center
Lawrence Journal World, 3/27/2007

Richard J. Peckham
Use federal model for selecting judges
Wichita Eagle, 3/27/2007 [Newsbank article]

Ron Sylvester
State twice reprimands judge
Wichita Eagle, 3/28/2007 [Newsbank article]

J-W Editorials
Politics, justice [editorials]
Lawrence Journal World, 3/29/2007

Pilshaw should consider herself warned
Wichita Eagle, 3/29/2007 [Newsbank article]

Rachael Bossow
Governor signs bill for codes court
Leavenworth Times, 4/2/2007

Jeremy Shapiro
Specht leaving post with county
Hutchinson News, 4/6/2007 [Newsbank article]

Diane Carroll
Four leaving Johnson County DA's office
Kansas City Star, 4/7/2007 [Newsbank article]

Ellen Goodman
Knowing it fast doesn't help when it's wrong
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/8/2007

Jim Sullinger and Diane Carroll
County court keeps growing
Kansas City Star, 4/11/2007 [Newsbank article]

Randy Scholfield
Felony? Law would give judges more flexibility
Wichita Eagle, 4/12/2007

Robert A. Cronkleton
Wyandotte County Judge David P. Mikesic plans to retire
Kansas City Star, 4/13/2007 [Newsbank article]

Mary Clarkin
Attorney for Kiowa county suing officials
Hutchinson News, 4/17/2007 [Newsbank article]



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