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Posted: Wednesday, July 10, 2013

A computer virus that locks up personal computers, and then issues a demand for money from the Department of Justice and the U.S. Courts, is a scam and has no link to the courts or other federal agencies. The virus locks up computers and warns users that they face criminal prosecution unless they pay... more »


Posted: Friday, June 28, 2013

The District Court issued Standing Order 13-1 on June 24, 2013, to address the Supreme Court’s holding in Stern v. Marshall, 131 S.Ct. 2594 (2011), that although the bankruptcy court had statutory authority to enter judgment on a common law tort matter under 28 U.S.C. § 157(b)(2)(C), the bankruptcy... more »


Posted: Tuesday, June 25, 2013

The 2013-2014 Attorney Annual Renewal drive for the United States District Court for the District of Kansas is now open. Use the Online Attorney Renewal System (OARS) to complete your renewal by July 1, 2013. OARS is a web based system that allows you to register and pay your annual renewal dues online... more »


Posted: Wednesday, May 29, 2013

As a result of budget cuts, beginning June 1 and continuing indefinitely, the PL-2 entrance to the Topeka courthouse will be closed to the public. Hourly parking may be found at the Town Site Parking Garage near the federal building's main entrance at 444 SE Quincy Street. We apologize for the... more »


Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2013

As a result of sequestration and budget cuts, beginning June 1 and continuing indefinitely, the south doors of the Kansas City courthouse will be closed.  Please use the north courthouse  entrance (Nebraska Street).   We apologize for the inconvenience. ... more »


Posted: Thursday, March 14, 2013

As a result of sequestration and budget cuts, beginning March 28 and continuing indefinitely, the east door of the Wichita courthouse will remain locked until 8:30am.  Please use the west courthouse  entrance (Main Street) between 8:00 and 8:30 am.   We apologize for the inconvenience. ... more »


Posted: Wednesday, March 6, 2013

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, March 5, 2013 Court Announces New Chief Magistrate Judge James P. O’Hara Chief Judge Kathryn H. Vratil has announced that Magistrate Judge James P. O’Hara has been selected to serve as the court’s Chief Magistrate Judge.  Judge... more »


Posted: Wednesday, March 6, 2013

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, March 5, 2013 Court Announces Magistrate Judge Karen M. Humphreys Steps Down as Chief Chief Judge Kathryn H. Vratil has announced that Monday, February 18, 2013, marked Chief Magistrate Judge Karen M. Humphreys’ final day... more »


Posted: Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Effective January 15, 2013 all judges, employees, and jurors were eligible to claim the increase mileage rates for automobiles, motorcycles, and airplanes for travel performed on or after January 1, 2013: Automobiles:  $0.565 per mileMotorcycles: $0.535 per mileAirplanes: $1.35 per mile There... more »


Posted: Thursday, December 13, 2012

Justice on the Prairie: 150 Years of the Federal District Court of Kansas, by Professor Mike Hoeflich is available at thekansascitystore.com and wichitaeaglestore.com. (The Court does not profit from the sale of this book.) ... more »