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Crime of escape sufficiently established by furloughed defendant returning a day late

Dec 2, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

Crime of escape sufficiently established by furloughed defendant returning a day late.

Inmate disappearing for five hours during “nature walk” insufficient to support escape conviction

Dec 1, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

Inmate disappearing for five hours during “nature walk” insufficient to support escape conviction.

It’s disrespectful for attorney to appear at court hearing under the influence

Nov 30, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

It’s disrespectful for attorney to appear at court hearing under the influence.

Attorney isn’t justified in rudeness to the court, even when attorney believes ruling to be wrong

Nov 29, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

Attorney isn’t justified in rudeness to the court, even when attorney believes ruling to be wrong.

Zealous advocacy does not equate with “attack dog” or “scorched earth”

Nov 28, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

Zealous advocacy does not equate with “attack dog” or “scorched earth.”

School must provide safe equipment for football game, regardless of whether parents are present

Nov 25, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

141E Education 141EII Public Primary and Secondary Schools 141EII(E) Pupils or Students 141EII(E)8 Injuries to Pupils or Students 141Ek800 Particular Injuries 141Ek805

There is no law in Kansas stopping judges from working on Thanksgiving

Nov 24, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

There is no law in Kansas stopping judges from working on Thanksgiving.

School district not negligent in collision between two students playing flag football

Nov 23, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

School district not negligent in collision between two students playing flag football.

Football player assumed the risk of injury from being tackled during school football practice

Nov 22, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

Football player assumed the risk of injury from being tackled during school football practice.

Football player did not assume risk of injury resulting from being catapulted from football blocking sled

Nov 21, 2016 By: Legal Solutions

Football player did not assume risk of injury resulting from being catapulted from football blocking sled.

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