KANSAS OFFICE of
  REVISOR of STATUTES

  

Home >> Statutes >> Back


Click to open printable format in new window.Printable Format
 | Next

20-124. Appointment of nonlawyer members; vacancies. As terms of office of nonlawyer members from each congressional district are about to expire, their successors shall be appointed by the governor and the names of such appointees certified by the governor to the clerk of the supreme court before their terms of office begin. Any vacancy occurring among the nonlawyer members of the commission shall be filled by appointment by the governor within 10 days after the governor has notice of such vacancy, for the unexpired term of the member whose place is being filled, and the name of such appointee shall be certified to the clerk. All appointments by the governor shall be without regard to the political affiliations of the appointees.

History: L. 1959, ch. 158, § 6; L. 2003, ch. 99, § 5; July 1.

Law Review and Bar Journal References:

"The selection of judges in Kansas: A Comparison of Systems," Jeffrey D. Jackson, 69 J.K.B.A. No. 1, 32 (2000).

"Selection to the Kansas Supreme Court," Stephen J. Ware, 17 Kan. J.L. & Pub. Pol'y, No. 3, 386 (2008).

"Merit Selection: The Workings of the Kansas Supreme Court Nominating Commission; A Response to Processor Ware's Article — From the Perspective of a Supreme Court Nominating Commission Member," Patricia E. Riley, 17 Kan. J.L. & Pub. Pol'y, No. 3, 429 (2008).

"The Merits of Merit Selection; A Kansas Judge's Response to Professor Ware's Article," Janice D. Russell, 17 Kan. J.L. & Pub. Pol'y, No. 3, 437 (2008).

Attorney General's Opinions:

Supreme court nominating commission; applicability of title 7; 1964 civil rights act, Americans with disabilities act and Kansas acts against discrimination. 93-69.

CASE ANNOTATIONS

1. Cited; non-lawyer remaining on Supreme Court nominating commission following issuance of temporary permit to practice law examined. State ex rel. Stephan v. Adam, 243 Kan. 619, 622, 760 P.2d 683 (1988).


 | Next

LEGISLATIVE COORDINATING COUNCIL
  12/18/2023 Meeting Notice Agenda
  LCC Policies

REVISOR OF STATUTES
  2023 New, Amended and Repealed by KSA
  2023 New, Amended and Repealed by Bill
  2024 Valid Section Numbers
  Chapter 72 Statute Transfer List
  Kansas School Equity & Enhancement Act
  Gannon v. State
  Information for Special Session 2021
  General Info., Legal Analysis & Research
  2022 Amended & Repealed Statutes
  2021 Amended & Repealed Statutes
  2020 Amended & repealed Statutes
  2019 Amended & Repealed Statutes

USEFUL LINKS
Session Laws

OTHER LEGISLATIVE SITES
Kansas Legislature
Administrative Services
Division of Post Audit
Research Department