Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
A.J. Focht, of Smith, Shay, Farmer and Wetta, of Wichita, argued the cause, and Paul V. Smith, of the same firm, was on the brief for the appellant.
Keith Sanborn, district attorney, argued the cause, and Vern Miller, attorney general, and Stephen M. Joseph, of Wichita, were with him on the brief for the appellee.
Supreme Court of Kansas.
The opinion of the court was delivered by
In this case R.O. Kelly, the appellant, is seeking to set aside a 1960 conviction he suffered in the Sedgwick county court of common pleas. He wants, he says, a trial de novo. His current demand to face his accusers, asserted for the first time more than a decade after his conviction, is the substance of this law suit.
Kelly's travails began on July 28, 1960, when his journeys as a purveyor...
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