Last week, Kathryn Gardner was the second judge confirmed under Kansas’s new method of selecting appellate court judges, and her confirmation gives the state a look at the system Gov. Sam Brownback wants to use for choosing state supreme court justices.
Confirmation by a process "comfortable" for Kansans
Washburn law professor Michael Kaye says he thinks Gardner was a good choice.
“When I think of her temperament, I think she would be an excellent judge,” he says.