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Gavel illustration Bo Rader The Wichita Eagle
Gavel illustration Bo Rader The Wichita Eagle

Michael Gordon has been the Observer’s legal affairs writer since 2013. He has been an editor and reporter at the paper since 1992, occasionally writing about schools, religion, politics and sports. He spent two summers as “Bikin Mike,” filing stories as he pedaled across the Carolinas.