Judges talk courts, politics

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October 16, 2018 - 11:12 AM

Kansas Court of Appeals Judge G. Gordon Atcheson, left, and Magistrate Judge Tod Davis, who serves Allen and Wilson counties in the 31st District Court, talk to Humboldt High School students Monday on issues ranging from their personal experience and education to how their political views shape their decisions and the recent confirmation battle over Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. REGISTER/VICKIE MOSS

HUMBOLDT ? Magistrate Judge Leo Gensweider, who serves Neosho and Wilson counties in the 31st district court, hated school.

?The further I went, the more I hated it. I hated law school so much.?

But, Gensweider said, ?I also realized (school) is the most important thing I?m going to do in my life. The way I went from poverty to being successful was a good education, and that can still happen to anybody in this country if you are willing to work hard and study hard. Don?t take it lightly. Don?t blow it.?

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