Category: Forum

U.S. Supreme Court to Review Whether an Officer Can Initiate a Traffic Stop Based Solely upon the Status of the Registered Owner

On November 4, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments to review the Kansas Supreme Court’s recent ruling in Kansas v. Glover. In Kansas v. Glover, the Kansas Supreme Court held an enforcement officer lacks articulable …

Kansas’s Omnibus Criminal Justice Bill SB 18 Expands Definition of Person Felony for Criminal History Score

Individuals who committed prior crimes out-of-state may now face harsher sentences than if they committed those crimes in Kansas under Senate Bill 18 which passed in May 2019. Kansas recently amended sentencing statutes in the Omnibus Crimes, Punishment, …

Reintroducing LGBT Rights in Kansas

In January 2019, Governor Laura Kelly signed Executive Order No. 19-02 (the “Order”), prohibiting state employers and contractors from discriminating against gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender employees. While many may applaud the Order as a step toward LGBT …

Introducing the Kansas Law Review Forum

The Kansas Law Review is pleased to announce the launch of the University of Kansas Law Review Forum. The Forum will provide timely reactions to recent legal developments.  The goal of the Forum is to provide readers with …