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Posted: Tuesday, May 29, 2012

The 2012-2013 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, 2012. OARS is a web based system that allows you to register and pay your annual renewal dues online... more »


Posted: Tuesday, January 24, 2012

The United States District Court for the District of Kansas mourns the death of Senior Judge Wesley E. Brown, who passed away Monday, January 23, 2012 after nearly 50 years on the court. Judge Brown was dedicated to the courts, to the rule of law, and to the country that he loved, and we will dearly... more »


Posted: Monday, January 23, 2012

On Tuesday, January 24 a courtroom in Clausen Hall at Fort Riley will be dedicated to the late United States Magistrate Judge  John Thomas Reid.  Appointed in 1984, Judge Reid retired from active service in 1999 but remained on the federal bench as a recalled magistrate judge until his death on November... more »


Posted: Friday, January 20, 2012

On January 19, 2012 the District of Kansas recorded its first proceeding under the Cameras in Courts Pilot in Case No. 09-2482, Rajala v. Gardner et. al. District Judge Eric F. Melgren presided over the hearing, which you can view here.... more »


Posted: Wednesday, December 7, 2011

An increase in the electronic public access (EPA) fee, from eight cents to ten cents per page, will take effect on April 1, 2012. The Judicial Conference of the United States authorized an increase in the federal judiciary’s electronic public access fee in response to increasing costs for maintaining... more »


Posted: Monday, October 31, 2011

On November 9, 2011 a panel of judges from the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit will hold a special session of court in Wichita. The panel will hear arguments from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in Courtroom 238 of the Wichita United States Courthouse, 401 N. Market St. The arguments are... more »


Posted: Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Justice on the Prairie -- 150 Years of the Federal District Court of Kansas is now available for purchase. This coffee-table book explores the rich history of the court, which came into existence in 1861 after the U.S. Congress admitted Kansas as a state. The book is written by Michael H. Hoeflich,... more »


Posted: Friday, October 14, 2011

In conjunction with its year-long 150th anniversary celebration, the Court is hosting a special naturalization ceremony on Monday, October 17, 2011 in Salina's Stiefel Theatre.  Community Access Television of Salina will broadcast the ceremony live with coverage starting at 10:30 a.m.


Posted: Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Welcome to the new, redesigned website of the United States District Court for the District of Kansas!  The site has been completely overhauled to (1) add online services, (2) improve navigation and content, and (3) give the site a modern look. Visitors to the site can transact various business via... more »


Posted: Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Several judges from the District of Kansas are participating in Cameras In Courts, the federal Judiciary's digital video pilot program.  District of Kansas participating judges include Chief Judge Kathryn Vratil, Judge Tom Marten, Judge Carlos Murguia, Judge Julie Robinson and Judge Eric... more »