Archive | July, 2015

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Once is enough: Disclosure of an affidavit under K.S.A. 22-2302 or K.S.A. 22-2502 makes it available to the public

Fresh Takes has learned that in more than one jurisdiction throughout the state, judges who have ruled to disclose a probable cause affidavit to a requester under the procedure set forth in K.S.A. 22-2302(c) and K.S.A. 22-2502(e) do not then make the affidavit available to the general public. Instead, the judges require each subsequent requester to […]

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AG’s amendments to KORA effective as of today

As discussed in this space here and here, the Attorney General introduced a bill this legislative session that would amend Kansas open records laws to broaden the scope of their enforcement in the event a government agency violates them.  The governor signed the bill, virtually identical to the one that was initially proposed, and it […]

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