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Clerk of the Appellate Courts
Kansas Judicial Center
301 SW 10th Avenue, Room 374
Topeka Kansas 66612-1507
Telephone:  785.296.3229
Fax:  785.296.1028
Email: appellateclerk@kscourts.org


New Rules and Amendments since publication of 2015 Rule Book

  • 2016 SC 109 -- Amends Rule 226, Kansas Rules of Professional Conduct, Advocate, Rule 3.5, Impartiality and Decorum of the Tribunal (effective on September 13, 2016)
    (order) (amended rule)
  • 2016 SC 99 -- Adopts New Rule 712A, Temporary Restricted Admission to the Bar for Attorney Spouses of Active United States Military Service Members (effective on September 15, 2016)
    (order) (new rule)
  • 2016 SC 100 -- Amends Rule 704, Application Fees (effective on August 31, 2016)
    (order) (amended rule)
  • 2016 SC 101 -- Amends Rule 707, Character and Fitness Qualifications for Admission to the Bar (effective on August 31, 2016)
    (order) (amended rule)
  • 2016 SC 102 -- Amends Rule 708, Admission to the Bar Without Written Examination (effective on August 31, 2016)
    (order) (amended rule)
  • 2016 SC 103 -- Amends Rule 720, Oath (effective on August 31, 2016)
    (order) (amended rule)
  • 2016 SC 104 -- Amends Rule 721, Investigation and Hearing Procedures (effective on August 31, 2016)
    (order) (amended rule)
  • 2016 SC 106 -- Amends Rule 701, Kansas Board of Law Examiners (effective on September 1, 2016)
    (order) (amended rule)
  • 2016 SC 97 -- Amends Rule 601B, Canon 2, Rule 2.2, Impartiality and Fairness (effective on September 6, 2016)
    (order) (amended rule)
  • 2016 SC 98 -- Amends Rule 601B, Canon 2, Rule 2.6, Ensuring the Right to Be Heard (effective on September 6, 2016)
    (order) (amended rule)
  • 2016 SC 93 -- New Rule 11.01, Notice to Attorney General of Challenge to Statute or Constitutional Provision (effective on September 6, 2016)
    (order) (new rule)
  • 2016 SC 94 -- New Rule 147, Notice of Challenge to Statute or Constitutional Provision in Criminal Case (effective on September 6, 2016)
    (order) (new rule)
  • 2016 SC 95 -- New Rule 148, Notice of Challenge to Statute or Constitutional Provision in Civil Case (effective on September 6, 2016)
    (order) (new rule)
  • 2016 SC 76 -- Amends Rule 108, Reproduction and Disposition of Court Records (effective on July 1, 2016)
    (order) (updated rule)
  • 2016 SC 77 -- Amends Rule 169, Posttrial Communication With Jurors (effective on July 1, 2016)
    (order) (amended rule)
  • 2016 SC 78 -- Amends Rule 196, Public Access to District Court Electronic Case Records (effective on July 1, 2016)
    (order) (amended rule)
  • 2016 SC 52 -- Amends Rule 107, Duties and Powers of Chief Judge (effective July 1, 2016)
    (order) (amended rule)
  • 2016 SC 48 -- Amends Rule 1701, Language Access Committee (effective July 1, 2016)
    (order) (amended rule)
  • 2016 SC 49 -- New Rule 1702, Language Access Coordinators for Each Judicial District (effective July 1, 2016)
    (order) (new rule)
  • 2016 SC 50 -- New Rule 1703, Kansas Code of Professional Responsibility for Court Interpreters (effective July 1, 2016)
    (order) (new rule)
  • 2016 SC 51 -- New Rule 1704, Interpreter's Acknowledgment and Agreement (effective July 1, 2016)
    (order) (new rule)
  • 2016 SC 2 -- Rules Relating to the State Board of Examiners of Court Reporters – Application Examination Fee, Rule 307 (effective January 25, 2016)
    (order) (updated rule)
  • 2016 SC 3 -- Rules Relating to the State Board of Examiners of Court Reporters – Board Rule 4 (effective January 25, 2016)
    (order) (updated rule)
  • Rule 8.03—Rules Relating to Appellate Practice—Supreme Court Review of Court of Appeals Decision (effective September 1, 2015)
    (updated rule)
  • 2015 SC 103 Amends Rules Relating to Judicial Conduct: Terminology (effective December 4, 2015)
    (order) (amended rule)
  • 2015 SC 89 Amends Rule 804 relating to Continuing Legal Education – (e) Accreditation of Programming (effective October 1, 2015)
    (order) (amended rule)
  • 2015 SC 86 amends Rule 10 – Rules Relating to the State Board of Examiners of Court Reporters Board (effective September 30, 2015)
    (order) (amended rule)