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Max Kautsch

Max Kautsch

Max Kautsch, licensed as an attorney in Kansas and Nebraska, focuses his practice on First Amendment rights and open government law. He helps news media and members of the public assert rights of access to court proceedings, court records and government agency documents. He serves as the legal hotline attorney for the Kansas Press Association and the Kansas Association of Broadcasters, sits on the board of directors of the Kansas Sunshine Coalition for Open Government, and is an adjunct professor at the University Kansas School of Law. Kautsch is also hotline counsel to the Nebraska Press Association and the Nebraska Broadcasters Association.

OPINION
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said he understood that U.S. Sen. Roger Marshall was repaying a favor by endorsing former Gov. Jeff Colyer for the 2022 GOP nomination for governor. (Sherman Smith/Kansas Reflector)

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt falls short on enforcing open records law

By: - March 16, 2021

The Kansas Reflector welcomes opinion pieces from writers who share our goal of widening the conversation about how public policies affect the day-to-day lives of people throughout our state. Max Kautsch is an attorney whose practice focuses on First Amendment rights and open government law. Every March, Sunshine Week reminds us to consider whether Kansans […]