The leaked draft of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in the landmark case would see a complete ban on abortion in Missouri and offer Kansas legislators the opportunity to do the same.
ACLU settles diversion-agreement lawsuit with Montgomery County prosecutor’s office [Kansas Reflector]
The American Civil Liberties Union settled a lawsuit filed five years ago against prosecutors in Montgomery County for disproportionately seeking harsh sentences for defendants posing nominal risk to the public by declining to make available diversion program alternatives required under Kansas law.
Kansas billed over $250K to defend congressional map — with battle in high court still to come [Topeka Capitol-Journal]
The state's tab for two months of defending a hotly-debated set of congressional maps in court has already stretched over a quarter of a million dollars — even though the constitutionality of the maps is far from resolved.
Brett was one of several attorneys representing Kansas voters who brought three lawsuits, now consolidated, seeking to block implementation of congressional maps passed earlier this year as part of the decennial redistricting process.
A new map of congressional districts is being challenged in Kansas.
The ACLU of Kansas is suing to have the state’s recently drawn congressional redistricting map thrown out. The organization argues Republican lawmakers drew the new districts in an attempt to dilute the ballots cast by voters in the Democratic strongholds of Lawrence and Wyandotte County.