01/27/2022
6th Judicial District Nominating Commission sends the names of three nominees for district judge to governor

TOPEKA—The 6th Judicial District Nominating Commission has sent the names of three nominees for district judge to Gov. Laura Kelly, who has 60 days to decide who will fill the vacancy created when Judge Terri Johnson retired December 13, 2021.   The 6th Judicial District...

01/12/2022
Supreme Court appoints Angela Sublett Knight to Kansas Commission on Judicial Conduct

TOPEKA—The Kansas Supreme Court appointed Angela Sublett Knight to Kansas Commission on Judicial Conduct .  Sublett Knight is the Violence Prevention, WyCo Connect and COVID-19 Logics coordinator for the Unified Government of Wyandotte County Public Health Department. She...

01/07/2022
8th Judicial District Nominating Commission renews call for nominees for district magistrate judge vacancy

TOPEKA—The 8th Judicial District Nominating Commission renewed the call for nominations to fill a district magistrate judge vacancy in Dickinson County. The commission did not receive any nominations by the original December deadline. The vacancy was created when Judg...

01/06/2022
6th Judicial District Nominating Commission to meet January 7

TOPEKA—The 6th Judicial District Nominating Commission will convene by telephone conference at 5 p.m. Friday, January 7, to discuss an interview schedule conflict for one of the nominees to fill a district judge vacancy.  The vacancy was created by Judge Terri Johnson’s ...

01/05/2022
​Chief justice to give State of the Kansas Judiciary address January 11

TOPEKA—Chief Justice Marla Luckert will give her 2022 State of the Kansas Judiciary address to a joint session of the Legislature at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, January 11, in the House chamber of the Statehouse. Luckert will update Gov. Laura Kelly and members of the House and Se...

01/05/2022
11th Judicial District Nominating Commission to interview nominees for district magistrate judge vacancy

TOPEKA—The 11th Judicial District Nominating Commission will meet at 9 a.m. Thursday, January 27, to interview nominees to fill a district magistrate judge vacancy created by Judge Samuel Marsh’s December 31 retirement.   The 11th Judicial District is composed of Cherokee,...

12/30/2021
Judicial branch judges and employees receive statewide recognition

TOPEKA—Several current and former Kansas judicial branch judges and employees received awards from the Kansas Bar Association at the group’s recent annual meeting.   Phil Lewis Medal of Distinction   Chief Justice Marla Luckert, Kansas Supreme Court, received the Phil Lew...

12/29/2021
6th Judicial District Nominating Commission announces interview schedule for district judge vacancy

TOPEKA—The 6th Judicial District Nominating Commission will meet at 9 a.m. Wednesday, January 26, 2022, to interview nominees to fill a district judge vacancy created when Judge Terri Johnson retired December 13.   The 6th Judicial District is composed of Miami, Linn, an...

12/29/2021
Kansas Supreme Court appoints Joni Wilson-Colby to Ad Hoc Virtual Court Proceedings Committee

TOPEKA—The Kansas Supreme Court appointed Joni Wilson-Colby to the Ad Hoc Virtual Court Proceedings Committee.  Wilson-Colby is the court administrator in the 18th Judicial District, which is Sedgwick County.   The Supreme Court created the committee in June 2020 to stu...

12/28/2021
8th Judicial District Nominating Commission to meet January 7

TOPEKA—The  8th Judicial District Nominating Commission  will convene by telephone conference at 9 a.m. Friday, January 7, to discuss a renewed call for nominees for a district magistrate judge vacancy in Dickinson County. The commission did not receive any nominations...