State of Kansas
Office of Judicial Administration
Kansas Judicial Center
301 SW 10th
Topeka, Kansas 66612-1507
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 8, 2015
Contact: Lisa Taylor
Public Information Director
Kansas Supreme Court forms time standards committee
TOPEKA—The Kansas Supreme Court announced today it has designated a new committee to help review and revise time standards for decisions in district and appellate court cases.
"We've pulled together a talented group of judges and lawyers with diverse experiences to tackle this job," said Justice Carol A. Beier, who will chair the committee. "Members of the committee will take a look at time standards currently in place in Kansas and examine similar standards used in other state court systems. We hope to have a comprehensive set of recommendations ready for the court by next fall."
Justice Beier will be joined on the committee by:
By creating the time standards committee, the Supreme Court is addressing one of many areas of Kansas court operations studied by a Blue Ribbon Commission composed of Kansas residents.
The committee will have its first meeting January 22, 2016, at the Kansas Judicial Center in Topeka.
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