In an AP story in the Lawrence Journal-World former Kansas assitant attorney general Stephen Maxwell disputes allegations of misconduct recently brought against him. See the full story in the Journal-World‘s article: Lawyer disputes misconduct allegations in abortion case.
An Oct 23, 2006 press release from the Kansas Attorney General’s office announced the “2006 Prosecutor of the Year” award received by Maxwell from the Kansas County & District Attorneys Association:
Attorney General Phill Kline is proud to announce the Kansas County & District Attorneys Association has named Senior Assistant Attorney General Stephen Maxwell its “2006 Prosecutor of the Year”.
“Stephen Maxwell has served Kansans well in the Attorney General’s office for more than 11 years,” said Attorney General Kline. “He has had handled some of the most difficult criminal cases our state has seen in the last year – working closely with county and district attorneys and local law enforcement to make sure that justice is served.”
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“I’m humbled by this recognition of the KCDAA,” said Maxwell. “Local prosecutors and law enforcement are on the front line in our fight against crime. Attorney General Kline made a commitment to them to assist them whenever they asked and I am honored to be there when needed.”
The Kansas County & District Attorneys Association is the professional organization for prosecutors in the state of Kansas. The purpose of the Association is to promote, improve, and facilitate the administration of justice in the State of Kansas.