Monday, April 28, 2014

Supreme Court Denies Review In Case of Disciplinary Sanctions On Former Kansas AG For Abortion Clinic Investigations

The Supreme Court today denied certiorari in Kline v. Kansas Disciplinary Administrator, (Docket No. 13-1104, cert. denied 4/28/2014) (Order List). In the case, the Kansas Supreme Court imposed an indefinite suspension of the right to practice law on former state attorney general Phillip Kline for 11 violations of the rules of professional conduct in his investigation of abortion clinics while he served as Attorney General and for his role with a citizen-requested grand jury while he served as Johnson County District Attorney. (See prior posting.)