Links to Other Sites

Kansas Legal Information Sites

The Tenth Judicial District Judicial Nominating Commission. For more than 30 years Johnson County has used a judicial merit selection and retention system for District Court and Magistrate Judges. The Tenth Judicial District Judicial Nominating Commission consists of a chairperson, 7 lawyers and 7 non-lawyers.

When a vacancy is announced, the Commission commences the judicial nomination procedure. All of the Commission’s meetings are open to the public. The Commission welcomes citizen input and engagement.

For further information go to the Kansas Legislative Information Systems and Services Web Page. You can also obtain Kansas post-judgment interest rates, as set by K.S.A. 16-204, on line for the period from 1982 to the present.

The Kansas Supreme Court has a Web site, which provides access to published opinions of the Kansas Supreme Court and the Kansas Court of Appeals. Opinions of the Kansas appellate courts are released each Friday morning.

The Kansas Bar Association provides access to local court rules of many Kansas district courts, listings of continuing legal education (CLE) programs, information from KBA publications and other resources.

The Kansas Supreme Court’s Project on Limited Scope Representation encourages self-representing litigants to hire a local attorney assist with their Family Law case.  Find out more at the Johnson County's Attorney Representation Project.

National Legal Information Sites

Washburn Law School has developed one of the more comprehensive national sites for legal resources, which is called Washlaw. It provides both original content and links to other legal research resources in Kansas and throughout the country.

Findlaw is another excellent general resource for legal research. It provides easy access to federal and state materials. It also provides an on-line educational program about how to do legal research on the Internet, using Findlaw and other primary Internet legal research sites.

National Center for State Courts provides judicial branch links for each state, focusing on the administrative office of the courts, the court of last resort, any intermediate appellate courts, and each trial court level.

The American Bar Association has a webpage listing public legal resources.