New Kansas Court of Appeals judge to be sworn in May 8

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Court of Appeals has announced when it will swear in its newest member.

Kathryn Gardner will be sworn in as the court’s 14th judge May 8. The ceremony will be at 2 p.m. in the Supreme Court courtroom of the Kansas Judicial Center in Topeka.

Gardner was appointed to the Court of Appeals on Jan. 29 by Governor Sam Brownback. The Kansas Senate confirmed the appointment March 11.

Gardner said in a statement that she is humbled and honored to serve on the court.

She currently works as a law clerk to U.S. District Senior Judge Sam Crow. She replaces Caleb Stegall, who now serves on the Kansas Supreme Court.


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