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KANSAS OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: AG Derek Schmidt: Kansas Supreme Court clarifies scope of open records law

By Press release submission | Aug 28, 2018

In a first-of-its-kind decision, the Kansas Supreme Court on Friday decided that a corporation contracting with a county to operate a county hospital is an “instrumentality” of the county that is covered by the Kansas Open Records Act, Attorney General Derek Schmidt said.

KANSAS OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: AG Derek Schmidt reaches settlement with Marshall County Board of County Commissioners over KOMA violation

By Press release submission | Jun 23, 2018

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt today executed a settlement with the Marshall County Board of County Commissioners to resolve a violation of the Kansas Open Meetings Act (KOMA).

Kansas intervenes in civil case to defend constitutionality of state's cap on non-economic damages

By Mark Iandolo | Apr 2, 2018

TOPEKA, Kan. (Legal Newsline) — Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced March 26 that he has filed a brief with the Kansas Supreme Court arguing that the state’s cap on non-economic damages in civil lawsuits is not a violation of the U.S. or Kansas constitutions.

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