2011 Kansas Code
Chapter 20. - COURTS
Article 32. - COMMISSION ON JUDICIAL PERFORMANCE
20-3205 Same; confidentiality of surveys and results; exceptions; subject to rules.

20-3205.Same; confidentiality of surveys and results; exceptions; subject to rules. (a) The surveys of court users, survey results and judicial performance evaluation results are confidential and shall not be disclosed except as provided in subsection (d)[*] or in accordance with the rules of the commission or the Kansas supreme court.

(b) Any statute or rule that restricts public access to certain types of court records or certain types of information contained in court records shall not prohibit the commission or agents of the commission from having access to the names and addresses of appropriate persons named in such records and other information necessary for the discharge of the commission's duties pursuant to article 32 of chapter 20 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated, and amendments thereto. No confidential information found in such court records shall be revealed to any other person by the commission or agents of the commission.

(c) The evaluation of judges subject to political elections shall be used solely for self-improvement. A judge subject to political elections shall not reveal data from any portion of the survey or the results of the survey.

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