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Honorable Eric S. Rosen
Justice, Kansas Supreme Court 2005-

Hon Eric S RosenEric S. Rosen was born May 25, 1953, in Topeka, Kansas. He earned a bachelorís degree and a masterís degree with honors from the University of Kansas. He received his law degree from the Washburn University School of Law in 1984.

Justice Rosen was sworn in as justice of the Kansas Supreme Court in November 2005, following 12 years of service as a district court judge in Shawnee County. His assignments at the district court included criminal and civil cases. He also served two years as chief judge of the districtís domestic division from 1993 to 1995. During his judicial career, he served as an adjunct professor for Washburn University School of Law, a lecturer at the Menninger School of Law and Psychiatry, and recently as an instructor at the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center. Justice Rosen was also appointed to hear numerous cases for the Kansas Court of Appeals. In July 2002, the chief justice appointed him to the Kansas Sentencing Commission.

Also in 2002, Justice Rosen was appointed to the 24-member presidential commission charged with commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education decision of the U.S. Supreme Court. Other commendations include the Martin Luther King Living the Dream Humanitarian Award, an honorary diploma and certificate of honor for his many contributions to Topeka High School, the Attorney Generalís Victim Service Award for Outstanding Judge, and the Topeka Capital-Journalís Kansan of Distinction in the area of law in 1999. In October 2013, he was inducted into the Topeka West High School graduate hall of fame.

Before his appointment to the bench, he was a partner in the law firm of Hein, Ebert and Rosen. He also served as associate general counsel for the Kansas Securities Commissioner, as an assistant district attorney and assistant public defender in Shawnee County.

Justice Rosen graduated from Appellate Judges School at New York University School of Law and is a member of that schoolís Dwight D. Opperman Institute of Judicial Administration. Other professional activities include serving as president of the Sam A. Crow Inns of Court from 2004 to 2005, and as a member of American Judges Association, American Judicature Society, Kansas District Judges Association, and the American, Kansas and Topeka Bar Associations.

Justice Rosen has been active with many community and neighborhood groups, including the Jerome Horton Foundation, Community Corrections Advisory Board (former vice chair), Topeka High School Site Council (former president), Topeka High Booster Club, Indian Woods Neighborhood Association, Temple Beth Shalom, and YMCA of Topeka.

Justice Rosen is married to Elizabeth A. (Libby) Rosen, and they have four adult children and seven grandchildren.

Cases (those available online) before Justice Rosen:

  • 108351 -- Hays v. Ruther
  • 108292 -– State v. Fritz
  • 107671 -- State v. Phillips
  • 106960 -- State v. Kendall
  • 106689 -– State v. McBroom
  • 107571 -- State v. Burnett
  • 106471 -– State v. Alderson
  • 106456 -- State v. Hayes
  • 106429 -- Martell v. Driscoll, et al
  • 106318 -– State v. Betancourt
  • 106299 -- State v. Edwards
  • 106184 -- State v. Jackson (concurring)
  • 106102 -– State v. Waller
  • 105952 -- State v. Frecks
  • 105872 -- State v. Littlejohn
  • 105828 - State v. Cameron
  • 105603 -- State v. Suady
  • 105535 -- State v. Mason
  • 105483 -- State v. Boleyn
  • 105384 -- State v. Cheffen (concurring)
  • 105401 -- State v. Prado (joins in the foregoing dissenting opinion)
  • 104858 -- State v. Cheeks (dissenting)
  • 103559 -- State v. Wells
  • 103521 -- State v. Stafford
  • 105322 -- In re Ireland
  • 105143 -- State v. Rogers
  • 105132 -- State v. Woodard
  • 105091 - State v. Remmert
  • 105050 -- State v. Miller
  • 104581 -- State v. Ross
  • 104533 -– State v. Murdock (dissenting) - Original Opinion Filed May 2, 2014
  • 104533 -- State v. Murdock (concurs in the modification and dissent to the denial of Appellee's request that this court adopt the dissenting opinion) - Order of Modification Filed September 19, 2014
  • 104504 -- State v. Qualls (concurring in part and dissenting in part)
  • 104474 -- State v. Mireles
  • 104262 -- State v. Ruggles
  • 104092 -- State v. Wells (joins in the concurrence on the issue of lesser included offense instructions)
  • 104083 -- State v. Foster
  • 103822 -- State v. Pace
  • 103373 -- Wrinkle v. Norman (concurring in part and dissenting in part)
  • 103371 -- Martin v. Kansas Parole Board
  • 103350 -- State v. Breedlove
  • 103245 -- State v. Bogguess
  • 103168 -- State v. Chavez
  • 103158 -- State v. Mishmash
  • 103097 -- State v. Ross
  • 103089 -- State v. Urista
  • 103088 -- State v. Burns
  • 102877 -- State v. Cline
  • 102786 -- Dissmeyer v. State
  • 102594 -- State v. Turner
  • 102578 -- State v. Sales
  • 102570 -- Shirely v. Glass
  • 102502 -- State v. Mendoza
  • 102452 -- State v. Brooks
  • 102377 -- State v. Nunez
  • 102287 -- In re Adoption of Baby Girl P.
  • 102233 -- State v. Hines
  • 102122 -- Hansford v. Silver Lake Heights
  • 102100 -- Evenson v. Lilley
  • 101949 -- Critchfield Physical Therapy v. The Taranto Group, Inc.
  • 101902 -- State v. Summers
  • 101837 -- State v. Hernadez
  • 101785 -- State v. Bailey
  • 101719 -- State v. Hernandez
  • 101666 -- Ternes v. Galichia
  • 101632 -- State v. Guder
  • 101628 -- State v. Williams
  • 101621 -- State v. Coleman
  • 101521 -- State v. Spagnola
  • 101341 -- State v. Rochelle
  • 101311 -- State v. Ardry
  • 100215 – Bates v. Dodge City Healthcare Group (joins the foregoing concurring and dissenting opinion)
  • 101146 -– Martin v. Naik (joins in the foregoing concurring and dissenting opinion)
  • 101145 -- U.S.D. No. 446 v. Sandoval
  • 101063 -- Schoenholz v. Hinzman
  • 101054 -- State v. Horton (Original opinion filed July 15, 2011 - Appeal suspended and case remanded to the district court with directions)
  • 101054 -- State v. Horton (opinion filed August 8, 2014 - affirmed)
  • 101036 -- State v. Trevino
  • 100865 -- Martinez v. Milburn Enterprises, Inc. (concurring & dissenting)
  • 100807 -- State v. Jackson
  • 100768 -- State v. Tahah (dissenting)
  • 100704 -- State v. Stovall (joins in the foregoing concurrence)
  • 100501 -- Baker v. State (Original opinion filed June 7, 2013)
  • 100501 -- Baker v. State (Modified opinion filed August 5, 2013)
  • 100475 -- State v. Becker
  • 100425 -- State v. Trautloff
  • 100402 -- State v. Huerta-Alvarez
  • 100396 -- State v. Jenkins (joins in the foregoing dissenting opinion)
  • 100312 -- Double M Construction, INC v. Kansas Corporation Commission
  • 100246 -- State v. McKnight
  • 100178 -- State v. Murphy - (dissenting)
  • 100076 -- State v. Stone
  • 100000 -- State v. Reyna
  • 99988 -- State v. Cheever (concurring)
  • 99953 -- Berry v. National Medical Services, Inc.
  • 99913 -- Bryant v. Midwest Staff Solutions, Inc..
  • 99957 -- State v. Kansas Lottery
  • 99726 -- Hill v. Kansas Dept. of Labor.
  • 99641 -- State v. Martinez
  • 99550 -- Progressive products, Inc. v. Swartz
  • 99548 -- Becker v. Knoll
  • 99487 -- State v. O'Rear (joins in the foregoing dissent)
  • 99478 -- State v. King
  • 99476 -- Hall v. Dillon Companies, Inc.
  • 99446 -- State v. Stieben
  • 99369 -- Bergstrom v. Spears Manufacturing Co.
  • 99310 -- State v. Gracey
  • 99266 -- State v. Sitlington
  • 99139 -- Valadez v. Emmis Communications
  • 99023 -- State v. Casady
  • 99014 -- State v. Allen
  • 98956 -- In re Tax Appeal of Mental Health Ass'n of the Heartland
  • 98845 -- Harris v. State
  • 98763 -- State v. Boyer
  • 98740 -- In re Adoption of A.A.T. (dissenting)
  • 98716 -- State v. Hughes
  • 98671 -- State v. Cook
  • 98572 -- State v. Richardson
  • 98571 -- State v. Jones
  • 98512 -- State v. Mitchell
  • 98489 -- Landmark National Bank v. Kesler, et al.
  • 98442 -- Kluxhausen v. Tillman Partners, L.P.
  • 98394 -- State v. Hoffman
  • 98196 -- State v. Riojas
  • 98181 -- American Family Mut. Ins. Co. V. Wilkins
  • 98133 -- State v. Cofield
  • 98105 -- In re Care & Treatment of Colt (dissenting)
  • 98098 -- Schuck v. Rural Telephone Service Co.
  • 98026 -- State v. Gant
  • 97955 -- State v. Cott
  • 97936 -- State v. McReynolds
  • 97848 -- State v. Morton
  • 97677 -- State v. Bee
  • 97627 -- Redmond v. Kester
  • 97494 -- Unruh v. Purina Mills (concurring & dissenting)
  • 97273 -- In re Care & Treatment of Miller (dissenting)
  • 97232 -- Hale v. Brown
  • 96986 -- In re Appeal of Director of Property Valuation
  • 96970 -- Robbins v. City of Wichita
  • 96862 -- State v. Brown
  • 96797 -- State v. Ehrlich
  • 96461 -- Ninemire v. Kansas Deopt. of SRS
  • 96197 -- In re L. M.
  • 95935 -- State ex rel. Secretary of SRS v. Bohrer
  • 95908 -- State v. Raiburn
  • 95673 -- State v. Scott-Herring
  • 95633 -- State v. Cooper
  • 95543 -- Decision Point, Inc. v. Reece & Nichols Realtors, Inc.
  • 95353 -- State v. Poulton
  • 95348 -- State v. Lee
  • 95256 -- State v. Hughes
  • 95233 -- State v. Carapezza
  • 95193 -- Board of Leavenworth County Comm'rs v. Whitson (concurring)
  • 95106 -- Tolen v. State
  • 95102 -- Wachter Management Co. v. Dexter & Chaney, Inc.
  • 95041 -- State v. Fewell (concurring and dissenting)
  • 94033 -- Martin v. Kansas Department of Revenue (dissenting)
  • 94113 -- State v. Moses (concurring)
  • 94254 -- State v. Thompson (dissenting)
  • 94334 -- Anderson v. Dillard's, Inc.
  • 94365 -- Bellamy v. State
  • 94999 -- Miller v. Glacier Development Co.
  • 94869 -- Kau Kau Take Home No. 1 v. City of Wichita
  • 94621 -- State v. Fanning
  • 94620 -- Dickerson v. Schroeder
  • 94568 -- Flynn v. State
  • 94400 -- State v. Wilson
  • 94002 -- State v. Ventris
  • 94002 -- State v. Ventris (On remand from the United States Supreme Court)
  • 93984 -- Casco v. Armour Swift-Edkrich
  • 93982 -- State v. Horton
  • 93879 -- State v. Stallings (dissenting)
  • 93751 -- State v. Woolverton
  • 93749 -- State v. Snow
  • 93640 -- State v. Adams
  • 93489 -- State v. Gaither
  • 93465 -- State v. Kirkpatrick (concurring)
  • 93419 -- State v. Groshong
  • 92910 -- State v. Brown
  • 92870 -- State v. Baker
  • 92809 -- Reese v. Muret
  • 92541 -- State v. Parker
  • 92510 -- State v. McGee
  • 92272 -- State v. Sanborn
  • 92032 -- Montoy v. State (concurring)
  • 91518 -- State v. Corbett
  • 91353 -- State v. Noah
  • 83801 -- State v. Scott
  • 15442 -- In re Lovelace