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Posted: Monday, October 21, 2013

The court is pleased to announce that videoconferencing is now available for lawyers in the Topeka area to visit with their clients at CCA. Like the pilot facility in Kansas City, there is now a stand alone videoconferencing unit in Room 404F of the Frank Carlson U.S. Courthouse in Topeka. This allows... more »

Posted: Friday, September 20, 2013

Certificates of Good Standing can now be requested and paid for through CM/ECF.   To request a certificate of Good Standing:  1) Login to CM/ECF (if you do not have a CM/ECF account, request one HERE)  2)Select Utilities on the blue menu bar  3) Select Request Certificate of Good Standing 4)... more »

Posted: Friday, July 26, 2013

We are up to 40 followers on Twitter and we would like to see that number continue to increase.  As a means of enhancing our court's outreach efforts, we launched our Twitter account, @ksdcourt, to expand our communication with the bar and the public.  We are using Twitter as a means of  providing... more »

Posted: Monday, June 24, 2013

Effective immediately, the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas has raised the CM/ECF brief and attachment size limit for PDFs from 10 MB to 30 MB. Large attachments will take longer to open. However, the larger limit should reduce the number of filings that need to be split.You might be... more »

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: Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. issued his "2012 Year-End Report on the Federal Judiciary," focusing on efforts by the federal courts to contain costs.   The report outlines the cost-containment strategies initiated by the federal  judiciary, including rent reduction, salary containment and information... more »

Posted: Monday, December 3, 2012

Congress has taken no action on the amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy and Criminal Procedure approved by the Supreme Court on April 23, 2012, and transmitted to Congress on April 24, 2012. Under the Rules Enabling Act, 28 U.S.C. §§ 2071-75, the following amendments take effect on December... more »