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News & Announcements: January, 2022
Check this page, or the News and Announcements box on the homepage, for the latest official news and announcements released by the court. You can also access archived news and announcements from this page.
With sadness and profound admiration for a life well-lived, we are sharing the news of the passing of the Honorable Sam A. Crow on December 2, 2022. Judge Crow was born on May 5, 1926, to Topeka couple, Sam W. and Phyllis Crow. Growing up in the...
District of Kansas Local Rules, Administrative Procedures, and Federal Rules Amendments Effective December 1, 2022The United States District Court for the District of Kansas amended its Local Rules of Practice and Procedure effective December 1, 2022. As a result...
NOTICE OF CONSIDERATION OF REAPPOINTMENT OF MAGISTRATE JUDGE AND INVITATION FOR PUBLIC COMMENT The current term of the office of United States Magistrate Judge Gwynne E. Birzer of Wichita, Kansas, is due to expire on June 30, 2023. The United...
The United States District Court for the District of Kansas gives notice of the amendment of local rules 5.1, 5.4.2, 5.4.6, 5.4.13, 6.1, 7.1, 7.3, 7.5, 15.1, 16.1, 16.2, 26.2, 26.3, 26.4, 30.1, 33.2, 37.1, 37.2, 38.1, 40.2, 54.1, 56...
Lansing, Kansas — The Congressional Office for International Leadership (formerly known as the Open World Leadership Center), an agency of the U.S. Congress, will send a delegation of Mongolian Court Professionals to Lansing, Kansas from July 15th...
On June 22, 2022, campers from the Boys & Girls Clubs of South Central Kansas spent a day at the federal courthouse in Wichita to learn about careers within the legal system. U.S. Magistrate Judge Gwynne Birzer led the day’s activities. “When...
Chief Judge Eric Melgren Welcomes Wichita State University TRIO/Upward Bound Participants to Federal CourthouseOn June 27, 2022, Chief Judge Eric Melgren welcomed participants attending the Wichita State University Upward Bound Program to the Wichita Federal Courthouse. TRIO/Upward Bound is an intensive eight-week federally funded Collegiate Transition...