July 2, 2013 12:00 AM

Eagle editorial: Release court applicants’ names

Gov. Sam Brownback could help counter the fears that he’s waging a political takeover of the state’s judiciary if he released the names of the applicants for the Kansas Court of Appeals. As it is, Kansans will have no idea who applied for the new 14th seat on the state’s second-highest court, and no way of assessing whether Brownback’s eventual pick was the best applicant.

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