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Clerk of the Appellate Court
Kansas Judicial Center
301 SW 10th Avenue, Room 107
Topeka Kansas 66612-1507
Telephone:  785.296.3229
Fax:  785.296.1028
Email: appellateclerk@kscourts.org

Rules Open for Public Comment

The Kansas Supreme Court is accepting comment on recently adopted changes to Supreme Court Rule 169 concerning information judges must now provide jurors about their right to discuss or not discuss a case after a trial concludes. The rule amendment is required by HB 2479 and HB 2579, which were adopted earlier this year and become effective July 1, 2018. The amended rule also becomes effective July 1, 2018. Comments on amendments to Rule 169 will be reviewed and the court will consider amending the rule if it's deemed warranted and beneficial. Changes are shown using strikethrough for deletion and underlining the new language. Comments may be submitted to publiccomments@kscourts.org "Rule 169" in the subject line until 5 p.m., Friday, July 27, 2018.

Amended Supreme Court Rule 169

The Kansas Supreme Court is considering proposed changes to Supreme Court Rule 712 concerning the ability of an attorney who performs legal services for a single employer under Rule 712 to be able to provide specified pro bono legal services through entities approved by the Supreme Court. Comment may be submitted to rulenotice@kscourts.org with "Rule 712" in the subject line by 5 p.m. Thursday July 19, 2018.

Proposed Amended Supreme Court Rule 712