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Posted: Wednesday, May 8, 2013

The U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas is now on Twitter @ksdcourt.  As a means of enhancing our court's outreach efforts, we launched a Twitter account to expand our communication with the bar and the public.  This means of communication will be used to provide real-time notification... more »

Posted: Wednesday, April 3, 2013

The United States District Court for the District of Kansas recently upgraded to CM/ECF Version 6.1, which includes a direct link to the mobile PACER Case Locator (PCL) provided by the PACER service center. The mobile query interface offers a simplified user experience optimized for display on mobile... more »

Posted: Tuesday, February 19, 2013

At the recommendation of the District of Kansas’ Criminal Task Force, the Kansas City and Topeka federal judges recently adopted new procedures to help alleviate congested criminal trial dockets in Kansas City and Topeka. The Task Force recommended two new standardized orders.  Pretrial Order 1... more »

Posted: Wednesday, January 16, 2013

(Source:  The Third Branch News)  A few days after the federal Judiciary’s Digital Video Pilot Project began in July 2011, the Western District of Tennessee recorded the first courtroom proceeding, a preliminary injunction hearing in a defamation case.  A year and a half later, eleven of the pilot... more »

Posted: Thursday, October 25, 2012

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 »

Posted: Thursday, September 6, 2012

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 »

Posted: Thursday, August 23, 2012

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 »

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 »