Kansas Courts News Release

December 7, 2020

Proposed Amendments to Rules 501 and 502:
Required Continuing Judicial Education


The Kansas Supreme Court is accepting public comment on proposed amendments to Rules 501 and 502: Rules Relating to Required Continuing Judicial Education.


Amendments to Rules 501 and 502 are shown using strikethrough for deletion and underlining for new language. Proposed changes fall into two categories:

  • amendments that will permit part-time judges who serve in the Kansas Legislature to receive a reduction in the number of required general continuing judicial education hours; and 
  • amendments that clarify and restyle the rules. 

Comment may be made by email to scrulespubliccomment@kscourts.org until noon Monday, December 21, 2020. The subject line must read “Rules 501 and 502.”


State of Kansas
Office of Judicial Administration
Kansas Judicial Center
301 SW 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS 66612-1507

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