The Deadline For The Governor To Nominate A New Kansas Judge Nears

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)-- The deadline for nominating a new Kansas Court of Appeals Judge is nearing for Gov. Sam Brownback.

Brownback must name his pick for a new seat on the state's second-highest court by August 29th.

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Jeff King promises that the prospective court of appeals judge will be the most thoroughly vetted nominee in decades.

King an Independence Republican had three legal scholars draft a six page questionnaire. That demands a detailed career history, disclosure of past legal conflicts of interest and documents of public appearances.