Each Monday, The Eagle highlights a government record that is available to the public. Open records help people keep government in check and help them better understand how government affects their lives.
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The record: A searchable list of opinions issued by the Kansas Supreme Court and Court of Appeals going back to 1996.
Why you’d want it: To learn more about what the courts are doing in Kansas.
Where you get it: Go www.kscourts.org/Cases-and-Opinions/Date-of-Release-List. You may search by release date. Published opinions are posted on Fridays.
How much the record will cost: The information is free.