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Kansas House rejects giving governor more say in judicial selection

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – The Kansas House has rejected a proposal that would have given the governor a bigger voice in who is nominated for the Kansas Supreme Court, following outcries from some lawyers who said it would have damaged the separation of powers between the branches of government. 86 more words


#Judileaks: Ranking the Best and the Worst Honduran Supreme Court Candidates

By Niko Aberle,

Research and Communications Fellow, Asociación para una Sociedad más Justa

Versión en español

La Asociación para una Sociedad Más Justa (AJS, by its English initials), the chapter of Transparency International in Honduras, is a Honduran anticorruption organization dedicated to fostering the Rule of Law in their country. 681 more words

Autores Invitados

With a new Supreme Court on the horizon, what does the future hold for Honduras?

By Katharine Valencia

Program Officer at DPLF

Versión en español 

Next week, the Congress of Honduras is expected to select Justices for the highest court in the land – the Supreme Court. 1,369 more words


Judge, state differ on judicial selection

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Attorneys for a Kansas judge contend recent legislation changing judicial selection in Kansas is unconstitutional. But the state argues the law is a proper exercise of longstanding legislative authority. 96 more words


Kansas urges high court to look at judiciary in other states

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – The Kansas Attorney General’s Office wants the Kansas Supreme Court to look at how the judiciary in surrounding states works when it decides the validity of a law stripping the high court of its power to appoint chief judges. 94 more words