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
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.
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.