Kansas Supreme Court disbars former prosecutor
May 20, 2022
The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday disbarred former prosecutor Jacqie Spradling for her conduct during a double-murder trial in Topeka in 2012.
The court said while Spradling was a prosecutor in Shawnee County, she engaged in "repeated patterns of misconduct" during the trial of Dana Chandler, who was convicted of killing her husband and his fiance.
Chandler's convictions were later overturned because of prosecutorial misconduct. She is scheduled for a new trial later this year.
The Supreme Court said Spradling ignored a court order, made arguments not supported by evidence, lied in her bri...