2016 News Releases

AG Schmidt statement on death of Justice Antonin Scalia

Release Date: Feb 13, 2016
TOPEKA – (February 13, 2016) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt issued the following statement on the unexpected death today of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia:
“The news of Justice Scalia’s sudden passing comes as a terrible shock.  Justice Scalia’s three decades of unwavering dedication to the rule of law and his fidelity to the letter of the Constitution will continue to inspire future generations of American legal thought. His razor-sharp mind, pen, tongue and wit will be sorely missed on the U.S. Supreme Court and throughout the country.”

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