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

Hon Eric S RosenEric S. Rosen was born in Topeka, KS, on May 25, 1953.  He earned both a Bachelors and a Masters 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 a Justice of the Supreme Court in November 2005 following 12 years of service as a State District Court Judge in Shawnee County.  His assignments at the district court included criminal and civil cases, as well as two years as chief judge of the District Court’s 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 presently an instructor at the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center.  Additionally, Justice Rosen was appointed to hear numerous cases for the state 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 United States Supreme Court.  In January of 2002, he received the Martin Luther King Living the Dream Humanitarian Award.  In March 2001, he was awarded an honorary diploma and certificate of honor for his many contributions to Topeka High School.  In April of 2000, he received the Attorney General’s Victim Service Award for Outstanding Judge and further was recognized as Kansan of Distinction for Law in 1999 by the Topeka Capital-Journal.

Prior to his appointment to the bench, he was a partner in the law firm of Hein, Ebert and Rosen.  In addition, he previously served as Associate General Counsel for the Kansas Securities Commissioner, as an Assistant District Attorney and Assistant Public Defender in Shawnee County, Kansas. 

Justice Rosen is a graduate of the Appellate Judges School at New York University School of Law and a member of that law school’s Dwight D. Opperman Institute of Judicial Administration.  Other professional activities include President of the Sam A. Crow Inns of Court 2004-05, and as a member of American Judges Association, American Judicature Society, Kansas District Judges Association, the American, Kansas and Topeka Bar Associations.

Justice Rosen is a member of numerous community and neighborhood groups, including the Jerome Horton Foundation, former Vice-Chair of Community Corrections Advisory Board, former President of Topeka High School Site Council, Topeka High Booster Club, Indian Woods Neighborhood Association, Temple Beth Shalom, and is an active YMCA member.

Justice Rosen is married to Elizabeth A. (Libby) Rosen and has four adult children and six grandchildren.

Cases (those available online) before Justice Rosen:

  • 108351 -- Hays v. Ruther
  • 108292 -– State v. Fritz
  • 107671 -- State v. Phillips
  • 106471 -– State v. Alderson
  • 106429 -- Martell v. Driscoll, et al
  • 106318 -– State v. Betancourt
  • 106184 -- State v. Jackson (concurring)
  • 105952 -- State v. Frecks
  • 105872 -- State v. Littlejohn
  • 105535 -- State v. Mason
  • 105483 -- State v. Boleyn
  • 105384 -- State v. Cheffen (concurring)
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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