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The Locus of Local Control: What Do Politicians Mean by Local Control in Education?
  • Husch Blackwell LLP
  • USA
  • September 27 2017

President Trump and U.S. Department of Education (ED) Secretary DeVos have consistently emphasized and promoted the idea of “local control” in


Kansas Saving Statute Only Works Once
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • June 27 2017

On May 26, 2017, the Kansas Supreme Court in Lozano v. Alvarez, (No. 113,060) 2017 Kan. LEXIS 287 (May 26, 2017)1 tested the Kansas saving statutes


Kansas Supreme Court Declares School Funding Formula Constitutionally Inadequate
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2017

Earlier this month, the Kansas Supreme Court issued an opinion in Gannon v. Kansas holding that the state's current system of funding public


Lessons Unlearned: Franchise and Independent Contractor Agreements Can Be Kiss of Death
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • September 22 2016

The Third Circuit's decision is a pointed reminder to franchisors, as well as businesses that use independent contractors, that the form of their


Clarification on Architect’sEngineer’s Liability for Safety During Construction
  • Commonsense Construction Law LLC
  • USA
  • September 20 2016

With underlying facts showing less-than-stellar actions on the part of more than one player, the Mississippi Supreme Court has clarified and confirmed


Guest Post - Corn, Justice Brandeis, Litigation Tourism and the Dormant Commerce Clause
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • July 5 2016

We have another guest post for our readers today, this time courtesy of Richard Dean of Tucker Ellis. His point involves personal jurisdiction. As


Kansas Court of Appeals Upholds Noneconomic Damages Cap Again
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • March 28 2016

In October of 2012, the Kansas Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the noneconomic damages cap of $250,000 contained in K.S.A


Kansas Supreme Court sets deadline for addressing school funding formula
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • February 19 2016

A February 11, 2016, ruling by the Kansas Supreme Court in Gannon v. State of Kansasgave the state until June 30, 2016 to implement an equitable


Kansas pro hac vice requirements demand active participation by a licensed Kansas attorney of record
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • September 14 2015

Kansas Supreme Court Rule 116 governs the pro hac vice admission requirements for an out-of-state attorney and sets forth the responsibilities of the


Facebook message to unrepresented teen mother draws suspension
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • USA
  • January 8 2015

A lawyer made an emotional appeal to a teen mother via Facebook message, begging her not to consent to her baby's adoption. The lawyer represented