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June through December 2009
Newspaper Clippings Index

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, June through December, 2009.

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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

June-December, 2009

Eric Brown
Cuts may slow court processes
Junction City Daily Union, 6/6/2009

Patrick Lowry
Influence in courts [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 6/9/2009 [Newsbank article]

Election influence [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 6/10/2009

Erin Mathews
Court rules district court take new look at Salinans' case
Salina Journal, 6/11/2009 [Newsbank article]

Steve Fry
Appellate fees caused need for budget transfers
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/16/2009

Bob Sigman
Heed a Supreme Court ruling
Johnson County Sun, 6/17/2009

Tim Carpenter
Topekan courting trouble with justices
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/18/2009

Dion Lefler
Court warns of monthly closing
Wichita Eagle, 6/18/2009 [Newsbank article]

Shajia Ahmad
Governor to consider two for judgeship
Garden City Telegram, 6/24/2009

Michael Strand
State budget cuts may slow courts
Salina Journal, 6/27/2009 [Newsbank article]

George Diepenbrock
Douglas County to fund district court position again
Lawrence Journal World, 7/1/2009

Budget cuts prompt early court closing
Chanute Tribune, 7/1/2009

Bob Johnson
District court office furloughs are likely
Iola Register, 7/1/2009

John Hanna
Court fees rising as state struggles with budget issues
Lawrence Journal World, 7/2/2009

The Gazette Staff
Kansas courts put surcharge on fees
Emporia Gazette, 7/2/2009 [Newsbank article]

Emerson Lynn, Jr
Vote for no guns in courthouse was loud, clear [editorial]
Iola Register, 7/2/2009

Darcy Gray
Prosecutors soon to be armed
Hutchinson News, 7/3/2009 [Newsbank article]

Ryan Christner
Budget woes have court fees rising
Hays Daily News, 7/5/2009 [Newsbank article]

Joe Lambe
Counties say prosecutors won't be armed in courts
Kansas City Star, 7/7/2009

Associated Press
New law allows prosecutors to carry guns in court
Lawrence Journal World, 7/8/2009

Courthouse safety [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 7/9/2009 [Newsbank article]

Melissa Smith
Concealed carry in courtroom considered
Chanute Tribune, 7/10/2009 [Newsbank article]

Steve Fry
Man jailed for contempt
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/22/2009

The Hutchinson News
Other views guns in courtrooms [editorial]
Junction City Daily Union, 7/23/2009

Stephanie Farley
Wurst named district judge
Garden City Telegram, 7/25/2009

Bobbi Mlynar
Courts get federal grant for treatment
Emporia Gazette, 7/30/2009

Darcy Gray
Contempt case will likely land in high court
Hutchinson News, 7/30/2009 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Press group presses Kansas to unseal criminal affidavits
Lawrence Journal World, 8/4/2009

Tim Carpenter
Price questions jail term
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/5/2009

Associated Press
Price reports to jail
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/7/2009

Associated Press
Judge won't release Topeka man in lawyering case
Lawrence Journal World, 8/19/2009

Darcy Gray
Court ruling shaking up sentences
Hutchinson News, 8/23/2009 [Newsbank article]

Robert Boczkiewicz
Execs keep up the fight
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/22/2009

Associated Press
Subpoenas used for warrants to stay closed
Kansas City Star, 8/24/2009

Supreme failure [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 8/28/2009 [Newsbank article]

Eric Swanson
District court clerks slicing office hours in response in cuts
Dodge City Daily Globe, 9/2/2009

Dan Margolies
A ruling for private property
Kansas City Star, 9/8/2009

Sex crimes soft justice [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/13/2009

Bobbi Mlynar
High court upholds decision
Emporia Gazette, 9/19/2009

Darcy Gray
Contempt matter goes to high court
Hutchinson News, 9/21/2009 [Newsbank article]

Steve Fry
Former Kline assistant cited
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/22/2009

Steve Fry
Ethics complaints looming
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/23/2009

Bobbi Mlynar
Court employees will take 25 percent pay cuts
Emporia Gazette, 10/1/2009

James Carlson
Lawyer sanctioned by Supreme Court
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/10/2009

More clerk's offices close early
Chanute Tribune, 10/10-11/2009

Dan Margolies
Another victory for trial by jury
Kansas City Star, 10/13/2009 [Newsbank article]

The Star's Editorial
Probable cause affidavits should be public in Kansas [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 10/15/2009 [Newsbank article]

Will Klusener
Court's top staffers to retire
Manhattan Mercury, 10/21/2009 [Newsbank article]

Robert Boczkiewicz
Appeals court reverses ruling
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/22/2009

Scott Rothschild
DUI case to be heard by state Supreme Court
Lawrence Journal World, 10/23/2009

Steve Fry
Vandalism reports won't be released
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/24/2009

Scott Rothschild
Botched surgery case to test pain, suffering limits
Lawrence Journal World, 10/25/2009

Jonas Hogg
Courthouse faces week-long furloughs in 2010
Manhattan Mercury, 10/27/2009 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Lawyers battle in medical case
Lawrence Journal World, 10/30/2009

Steve Fry
Judge returns order
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/3/2009

Associated Press
Topeka man remains jailed for illegal lawyering
Lawrence Journal World, 11/3/2009

Gwyn Mellinger
Wheels of justice squeak
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/5/2009

Tim Carpenter
Court may not be in session
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/7/2009

Associated Press
State legislature will have work to do to prevent court closings
Manhattan Mercury, 11/8/2009

Fred Mann
Courts may close
Hays Daily News, 11/8/2009

Associated Press
Death penalty cases in Kansas take time due to appeals process
Garden City Telegram, 11/10/2009

Ann Marie Bush
Wright seeks license
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/11/2009

Associated Press
Death penalty cases in Kansas take time
Leavenworth Times, 11/13/2009

James Carlson
State budget threat of backlog looms
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/16/2009

Kevin Elliott
Court appoints Price lawyer
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/21/2009

James Carlson
Panel alleges ethics breach
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/24/2009

The Capital-Journal
Judge: Furloughs likely
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/26/2009

Ron Sylvester
Kansas courts brace for $3M cut
Garden City Telegram, 11/27/2009

Rachael Gray
Area courts brace for cuts
Garden City Telegram, 12/3/2009

Court crunch [editorial]
Garden City Telegram, 12/5/2009

Robert Boczkiewicz
Kansas judge next in line
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/12/2009



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