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Topeka Kansas 66612-1507
Telephone:  785.296.3229
Fax:  785.296.1028
Email: appellateclerk@kscourts.org

Rules Adopted by the Supreme Court

Required Continuing Judicial Education

Rule 502
Required Continuing Judicial Education

Municipal Judges

(a) Municipal Judges not licensed to practice law in the State of Kansas shall earn a minimum of 10 hours of approved continuing judicial education in each calendar year, commencing with the calendar year in which the judge successfully completes the certification examination administered by the Supreme Court.

(b) The Supreme Court shall approve all programs for continuing judicial education credit and shall designate the number of credit hours which can be earned by actual program attendance.

(c) Each judge required by this rule to earn continuing judicial education credits shall submit an annual report of continuing education credits earned by the judge in such form and manner as the Supreme Court shall prescribe.

(d) The Supreme Court may grant waivers or extensions of time to complete continuing judicial education requirements because of hardship, disability or other good cause.

[History: New rule effective February 15, 1990.]

See also: Rule 1001 - Electronic and Photographic Media Coverage of Judicial Proceedings