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Kansas Supreme Court Justice Carol Beier plans to retire


TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Supreme Court Justice Carol Beier announced Friday that she plans to retire, giving Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly the chance to appoint a third justice to the court.

Beier, 61, said her retirement will be effective Sept. 18. She has served on the court since September 2003, after being appointed by former Gov. Kathleen Sebelius. Prior to that, she served on the Kansas Court of Appeals for more than three years.

"Twenty years and thousands of cases since my children helped me put on my robe for the first time, I will pack it away with pride," Beier said in a state...

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