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ACLU drops lawsuit alleging agency's retaliatory complaint


September 6, 2020

BELLE PLAINE, Kan. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union of Kansas on Monday dropped its lawsuit that accused a former lawyer for the state utilities regulating agency of filing a baseless, retaliatory complaint against two environmental activists.

Last month, U.S. District Judge Holly Teeter gutted most of ACLU's lawsuit by finding that the members of the Kansas Corporation Commission are immune from liability. That left former general counselor Dustin Kirk as the sole remaining defendant.

A joint stipulation of dismissal was filed Monday, with the parties agreeing to bear their own...

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