Gov.Sam Brownback appointed Caleb Stegall. He earned his law degree from the University of Kansas School of Law in 1999 and according to the KC Star ranked third in a class of 187. He served as the elected county attorney in Jefferson County from 2009 to 2011. He then was Gov. Brownback's chief counsel before being appointed a judge on the Kansas Court of Appeals.
According to KCUR-FM, Kansas City
Michael Smith an Associate Professor of Political Science at Emporia State University says Stegall is an interesting choice.
“He’s a conservative intellectual,” says Smith.
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