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The District and Bankruptcy Judges of the District of Kansas have adopted the Kansas Bar Association’s Pillars of Professionalism as an aspirational goal for lawyers. The District joins the Kansas Supreme Court in endorsing this document. A copy of the Pillars can be found here. The joint order... more »
The court is pleased to announce that a Video Conferencing Center has been established in Room 653 at the Robert J. Dole Courthouse to enable attorneys to conduct video conferences with clients at the CCA facility. This new service is similar to the arrangement at the Johnson County Courthouse. An... more »
Recently, the Clerk’s Office has seen an increase in motions that do not comply with the local rules. This is particularly true with respect to motions for extensions of time under Local Rule 6.1. Under that rule, all motions for extension of time require prior consultation with other parties and the... more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »