Masterpiece Cakeshop: Religious Rights or Unlawful Discrimination?

"This week on KPR Presents: when is a cake more than just a cake?  When it's at the center of this week's U.S. Supreme Court case involving religious rights and freedom of expression.  Join us for the Dole Institute of Politics' Constitution Day forum, featuring Camilla Taylor of Lambda Legal, Professor Robin Fretwell Wilson of the University of Illinois School of Law, and Professor Steve McAllister of the University of Kansas School of Law."

Federal prosecutors In Kansas City, Kansas, under fire for power plays in pursuit of 'justice'

"Two recent cases involving prosecutors with the U.S. Attorney’s office in Kansas City, Kansas, point to a problem that some criminal defense lawyers say has been building for a long time: For years, they say, a small group of federal prosecutors in KCK has run roughshod over the rights of criminal defendants.

Law professor planning to leave University to serve as U.S. Attorney for Kansas

"Stephen McAllister will take a leave of absence if confirmed as the next U.S. Attorney for Kansas, however, he said he plans on returning to the University at the end of his term.

McAllister, a distinguished professor at the University’s law school, was nominated to serve as the United States Attorney for the District of Kansas by President Donald Trump on Sept. 8.

If confirmed by the U.S. Senate, McAllister will begin his four-year term as U.S. Attorney for Kansas. McAllister would replace Tom Beall as the chief federal law enforcement officer in Kansas."

Trump nominates KU law professor for U.S. attorney in Kansas

"President Donald Trump announced Friday that he has nominated University of Kansas law professor Stephen McAllister to be the top federal prosecutor in the state of Kansas.

McAllister, who teaches constitutional law at the University of Kansas, has for several years served as solicitor general for the Kansas Attorney General's office, representing the state in appeals before the Kansas Supreme Court."

University of Kansas Law Professor Nominated For Federal Position

President Donald Trump has nominated a University of Kansas law professor to the state’s top federal law enforcement post. If confirmed by the Senate, Stephen McAllister will become U.S. attorney for Kansas. He is now the state’s solicitor general representing Kansas in appellate cases. U.S. Senators Pat Roberts and Jerry Moran of Kansas made the announcement Friday. Moran said in a statement that McAllister’s “bright legal mind and his litigation experience” qualify him for this role. 

Trump appoints former KU dean as U.S. attorney

President Trump has tapped Kansas Solicitor General Stephen McAllister to serve as U.S. attorney for Kansas, officials said Friday.

McAllister has been the point man for the state’s defense in the ongoing school finance litigation before the Kansas Supreme Court and is a former dean of the University of Kansas Law School.

McAllister will have to go before the Senate for confirmation, where he’ll enjoy strong support from both of Kansas’ senators, Pat Roberts and Jerry Moran.

Trump picks state solicitor general, KU law professor for U.S. attorney for Kansas

President Donald Trump has tapped Kansas’ solicitor general to serve as the next U.S. attorney for Kansas.

Stephen McAllister, a University of Kansas law professor and former dean, has served as the state’s solicitor general since 2007. During that time, he has represented the state in an ongoing case concerning the adequacy of Kansas school funding and successfully argued death penalty cases before the U.S. Supreme Court.


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