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Supreme Court orders sex offender sentenced for 3rd time


TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court issued a rare order directing the Brown County District to sentence a sex offender for a third time, saying the man was a victim of "judicial vindictiveness."

Friday's high court decision stemmed from 2013 case involving Wyatt Brown, who was convicted of aggravated sodomy.

District Court Judge John Weingart initially sentenced Brown to 30 years in prison. Brown's lawyers appealed the sentence, saying it was incorrectly articulated. The state Supreme Court agreed and ordered a resentencing.

The Brown County prosecutor originally agreed to a plea...

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