Kansas Judiciary Clashes With Gov. Brownback And Legislature

Jun 26, 2015

Kansas legislators passed a law this year that says that if a court strikes down a 2014 law that removed some powers from the state Supreme Court, the judiciary will lose funding. On this edition of Up To Date, we examine the ensuing battle being waged between the Kansas Judiciary and the executive and legislative branches. 


  • Alicia Bannon is the counsel in the Democracy Program at the Brennan Center's Fair Courts Project.
  • State Sen. Jeff King is the Vice-President of the Kansas Senate.