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Kansas Newspaper Clippings Index

2012 Legislative Session
January through May 2012

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, 2012.

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, 2012

Tim Hrenchir
Municipal Court collecting fines in-house
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/11/2012

George Diepenbrock
Study looks at how Kansas court system operates
Lawrence Journal World, 1/18/2012

Andy Marso
Audit finds abuse in court-appointed attorneys
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/18/2012

Tim Carpenter
Court chief seeks IT, personnel reform
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/18/2012

John Hanna
Kan. chief justice seeks new flexibility for court
Hutchinson News, 1/19/2012 [Newsbank article]

Mary Rintoul
Closed court - Judges should refrain from conducting business on Saturdays unless warranted
Hutchinson News, 1/20/2012 [Newsbank article]

The Capital-Journal Editorial Advisory Board
Editorial: Courts need more flexibility
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/22/2012

J-W Editorial

Judicial moves [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 1/23/2012

Darcy Gray
Prosecutors: GPS ruling right on track
Hutchinson News, 1/24/2012

Roxana Hegeman
Nation's oldest federal judge dies at age 104
Salina Journal, 1/26/2012

The Capital-Journal
High court upholds plane tax ruling
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/28/2012

Jason Bennett
House ponders crime restitution reform
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/1/2012

Associated Press
Douglas County judges use iPads for warrants
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/6/2012
George Diepenbrock
With iPads, judges in touch any time, any place
Lawrence Journal World, 2/6/2012

Roxana Hegeman
Report: Genocide-related prosecution costly
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/7/2012

Clark Goble
Bill would give grandparents say in custody issues
Hutchinson News, 2/8/2012 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Governor orders flags at half-staff
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/9/2012

Chris Hunter
Commission replaces 2 judicial board members
Salina Journal, 2/15/2012 [Newsbank article]

Steve Fry
Cameras debut in federal court case in Topeka
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/16/2012

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Editorial: Access always benefits public
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/17/2012

J-W Editorials
Judicial buffer [editorials]
Lawrence Journal World, 2/26/2012

The Capital-Journal
Brownback appoints WyCo attorney to state court
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/27/2012

Roxana Hegeman
Kan. doctor claims poor legal advice
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/27/2012

Tim Carpenter
House wants to pull plug on judicial reviews
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/6/2012

The Capital Journal
Court of Appeals to sit at Washburn University
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/11/2012

Panel seeks public input for judicial appointment in three-county district
Parsons Sun, 3/13/2012 [Newsbank article]

Andy Marso
Senate gives judges more pull on restraining orders
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/19/2012

Darcy Gray
Beefed-up protective orders bill sails through Senate
Hutchinson News, 3/21/2012 [Newsbank article]

Mary Clarkin
House Speaker, justice clash over furlough plan
Hutchinson News, 4/5/2012 [Newsbank article]

Indigent services protect funds [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/5/2012

Brad Cooper
Budget crisis forces Kansas to close courts on scattered Fridays
Kansas City Star, 4/5/2012

Tim Carpenter
Nuss orders 5-day furlough, court closure
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/5/2012

Steve Fry
DUI driver changed judge's career, life
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/7/2012

Tim Carpenter
Court to decide status of Club Orleans dancers
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/11/2012

Steve Fry
Full judge, lawyer calendars block new Tabor trial
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/12/2012

The News Staff
Mike Keeley seeks re-election as 20th District judge post
Hutchinson News, 4/13/2012 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
Dems: Court closures avoidable
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/14/2012

Steve Fry
Kansas Supreme Court Order Justice comes to a halt
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/14/2012

Scott Rothschild
Democrats blast GOP over court closings
Lawrence Journal World, 4/14/2012

The Wichita Eagle
Reckless budgeting -Blame House Republicans for the shortage of court workers
Hutchinson New, 4/15/2012 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
Judge: Barone denial flawed
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/17/2012

The Capital-Journal
August 2013 trial set in suit against city
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/20/2012

The Capital-Journal Editorial Advisory Board
Editorial: Unintended judicial consequences
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/20/2012

Darcy Gray
Court furlough leaves sticky schedule in wake
Hutchinson News, 4/21/2012 [Newsbank article]

Andy Marso
Child custody case managers scrutinized
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/22/2012

Andy Marso
Kansas courts postpone next two furloughs
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/23/2012

Stephanie Burdett
Letter: License managers
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/24/2012 [Newsbank article]

Andy Marso
Patton pushing for case manager reform
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/1/2012

Phil Becker
Letter: Ban cameras in courtrooms
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/4/2012

The Capital-Journal
Sheriffs: Be aware of credit card skimming
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/10/2012

The Capital-Journal
Police warn about scam involving automated phone calls
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/10/2012

Hays prosecutor is named to judgeship
Hutchinson News, 5/11/2012 [Newsbank article]

Darcy Gray
Protection bill needs only gov's signature
Hutchinson News, 5/11/2012 [Newsbank article]

Andy Marso
Senate passes sharia bill
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/12/2012

Tim Carpenter
Kline seeks recusal of two Kansas justices
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/14/2012

The Capital-Journal
Judge Johnson receives honorary doctorate
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/15/2012

Steve Fry
McFarland: recusal of 5 Supreme Court justices 'unheard of'
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/18/2012

Tim Carpenter
Court furloughs dropped after budget reprieve
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/21/2012

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