06/28/2022
3rd Judicial District Nominating Commission to interview nominees for two district magistrate judge vacancies

TOPEKA— The 3rd Judicial District Nominating Commission   will meet at 9 a.m. Wednesday, July 2 7 , to interview nominees to fill two district magistrate judge vacancies.   The new district magistrate judge positions were certified by  Admini...

06/27/2022
Supreme Court appoints members to Task Force on Permanency Planning

TOPEKA—The Kansas Supreme Court appointed eight people to the Supreme Court Task Force on Permanency Planning and reappointed three others.   New ly appointed members will serve four-year terms ending June 30, 2026 . They are :    Tara Carlile, Ne...

06/24/2022
5th Judicial District Nominating Committee to meet June 30

TOPEKA—The  5th Judicial District Nominating Commission  will convene by video conference at noon Thursday, June 30, to set the schedule to fill a district judge vacancy.   The vacancy will be created when Chief Judge M e rl i n Wheeler retires September 3...

06/22/2022
Kansas district courts in 40 counties to begin operating on new case management system July 11

Courts remain open during cutover, but some electronic services will be offline TOPEKA—District courts in 40 counties across northern Kansas will transition to the new Kansas eCourt centralized case management system between July 6 and 11. Collectively, the courts are k...

06/17/2022
28th Judicial District Nominating Commission seeks nominees for two district judge posts and one district magistrate post

TOPEKA—The  28th Judicial District Nominating Commission  is seeking nominations to fill two district judge posts and one district magistrate post.    The district magistrate judge post will be Saline County. The new judge positions were certified by  Administrative Or...

06/15/2022
Supreme Court reappoints four to Kansas Sentencing Commission

TOPEKA—The Kansas Supreme Court reappointed four members to the Kansas Sentencing Commission. The reappointed members will serve two-year terms ending June 30, 2024. They are: District Judge W. Lee Fowler, who serves in the 5th Judicial District, composed of Chase...

06/13/2022
28th Judicial District Nominating Commission to meet June 17

TOPEKA—The  28th Judicial District Nominating Commission  will convene by telephone conference at 10 a.m. Friday, June 17, to set the schedule to fill two district judge posts and one district magistrate post.  The district magistrate judge post will be Saline County. T...

06/10/2022
9th Judicial District Nominating Commission seeks nominees for district judge position

TOPEKA—The 9th Judicial District Nominating Commission is seeking nominations for a new district judge position. The district judge post in the 9th Judicial District was among several certified by Supreme Court Administrative Order 2022-JA-020 after the Kansas Legislatur...

06/06/2022
9th Judicial District Nominating Commission to meet June 9

TOPEKA—The  9th Judicial District Nominating Commission  will convene by videoconference at noon Thursday, June 9, to discuss the schedule to fill a new district judge post.   The district judge post in the 9th Judicial District was among several certified by Supreme Cour...

06/06/2022
Judge Anthony Powell to retire from Court of Appeals

TOPEKA—Judge Anthony Powell will retire June 30, after serving nine years on the  Kansas Court of Appeals.   Powell was appointed to the Court of Appeals in January 2013. During his time on the court, he heard over 2,000 cases and wrote 672 opinions. “I’m very proud th...