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ACLU: Lawyer filed bogus complaint against Kansas activists

 

August 2, 2019



WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union sued Thursday on behalf of two environmental activists who claim a lawyer with the state utilities regulating agency filed a baseless complaint against them as retaliation for their protests against injection wells.

The federal lawsuit contends former Kansas Corporation Commission Deputy General Counsel Dustin Kirk filed a bogus consumer protection complaint last year against activists Cindy Hoedel and Scott Yeargain.

Kirk's complaint said the activists engaged in the unauthorized practice of law because they shared information, advi...



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