• The Loneliness of the Kansas Constitution, Part I
  • July 11, 2011 | Author: Daniel E. Monnat
  • Law Firm: Monnat & Spurrier, Chartered - Wichita Office
  • Time and again the Kansas Supreme Court has acknowledged its authority to interpret our Kansas Constitution in a manner different than the United States Constitution has been construed, and yet the Court has not traditionally done so. This article aims to promote state constitutionalism in Kansas, and to offer a few tools and cautionary notes to those lawyers and courts who wish once again to see “Kansas at this time place herself proudly and firmly upon the ancient doctrine of State rights", The Loneliness of the Kansas Constitution, Kansas Association for Justice Journal, 2010