2016 News Releases

AG Schmidt statement on Hodes & Nauser v. Schmidt decision by the Court of Appeals

Release Date: Jan 22, 2016

TOPEKA – (January 22, 2016) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt today issued the following statement in connection with the Kansas Court of Appeals decision in Hodes & Nauser v. Schmidt:

“As we have said from the outset, this important issue about the meaning of the Kansas Constitution must be decided by the Kansas Supreme Court. Today's evenly divided decision by the Court of Appeals offers little legal clarity on that meaning. We will promptly request the Kansas Supreme Court's immediate review.”

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