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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


Rules Adopted by the Supreme Court

Rules Relating to Admission of Attorneys

Rule 703
Rules Relating to Admission of Attorneys

Immunity

(a) Applications for admission, reports, decisions, Board proceedings, and documents obtained, or testimony received in the course thereof pursuant to these Rules shall be deemed to be made in the course of judicial proceedings. The office of the Disciplinary Administrator, Review Committee members, and Board members shall be entitled to all rights, privileges and immunities afforded public officials in the performance of their duties; and the office of the Disciplinary Administrator, Review Committee members, Board members, and other participants shall be entitled to the immunity afforded public officials in actions filed in the courts of this state, whether in providing testimony in such actions, or as parties thereto with respect to the performance of their duties or the testimony rendered.

(b) Any person who communicates information concerning a person applying for admission to the bar to any member of the Review Committee or the Board or to any attorney, employee or agent of the Board, or to any employee of the Clerk of the Appellate Courts, or to any investigator acting on behalf of the Review Committee or the Board is immune from all civil liability that, except for this rule, might result from any such communication. The grant of immunity provided by this rule applies only to those communications made by such person as a part or for the purpose of the investigation of character and fitness.


[History: New Rule effective July 1, 2009; Am. (a) and (b) effective February 3, 2014.]

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