The admonishment of a former top aide to then-Attorney General Phill Kline (in photo) was merely a warm-up act to Kline’s upcoming hearing. The Kansas Board of Discipline for Attorneys recommended Eric Rucker for an informal admonishment for not intervening as Kline and another attorney allegedly filed inaccurate information with the Kansas Supreme Court and made false or misleading statements to the high court. Rucker and former Assistant Attorney General Steve Maxwell are listed as witnesses against Kline in an ethics hearing set for November.
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