Les Sillars

Les directs the journalism program at Patrick Henry College in Purcellville, Va., and is WORLD Magazine’s Mailbag editor.

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Kansas research attorney fired for offending tweets

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by Les Sillars
Posted 11/20/12, 10:50 am

Kansas Supreme Court Chief Justice Lawton Nuss said Monday that Sarah Peterson Herr, a research attorney for an appellate court judge who had been suspended for tweeting disparaging remarks about former Kansas Attorney General Phill Kline and his case during an ethics hearing against him last week, had been fired and that her case had been referred to other offices for possible ethical violations.

Messages left for Herr weren’t immediately returned.

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Judge's research attorney suspended for tweets during Kline case

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by Les Sillars
Posted 11/17/12, 11:47 am

A research attorney for an appellate court judge has been suspended for tweeting disparaging remarks about former Kansas Attorney General Phill Kline and his case during the ethics hearing against him on Thursday (see “On trial,” Nov. 16).

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On trial

Abortion | Kansas Supreme Court hears ethics case against former attorney general who tried to prosecute Planned Parenthood
by Les Sillars
Posted 11/16/12, 08:12 am

The now decade-long saga of former Kansas Attorney General Phill Kline’s attempt to prosecute Planned Parenthood in criminal court is winding down.

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