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Court Issues Revised Administrative Order (2020-11) Addressing In Person Hearings

Posted By Ryan Purcell, Friday, July 17, 2020

The Court issued Administrative Order 2020-11 – Revised Transition Plan for Civil and Criminal Hearings During Pandemic, which modifies the criteria for in court, in person hearings during this COVID-19 pandemic. This order is effective immediately.

This is a federal court order that gives the presiding judge discretion to hold hearings in person. It also authorizes the use of video conferencing.

Tags:  Author: Ryan Purcell  COVID-19  District of Kansas  Kansas 

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Chief Justice announces plan to reinstate time limitations and deadlines for court proceedings

Posted By Ryan Purcell, Thursday, July 2, 2020

Chief Justice announces plan to reinstate time limitations and deadlines for court proceedings

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Tags:  Author: Ryan Purcell  Chief Justice  COVID-19  District of Kansas  Kansas Supreme Court 

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Court Issues Administrative Order to Allow Criminal Defendants to Appear Remotely

Posted By Meg Wickham, Tuesday, March 31, 2020

From U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas

On March 27, Congress passed and the President signed the CARES Act which provides economic relief for individuals and businesses; and, authorizes the use of video and telephone conferencing, under certain circumstances with the consent of the defendant, for various criminal events during the course of the COVID-19 emergency. The District of Kansas adopted Administrative Order 2020-4 to allow for these provisions to take effect. The CARES Act consent form is posted on our public website under criminal forms.

Tags:  Author: Meg Wickham  COVID-19  District of Kansas  federal 

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Administrative Order No. 2020-2

Posted By Administration, Thursday, March 19, 2020
Updated: Thursday, March 26, 2020

Administrative Order No. 2020-2
In re Novel Coronavirus Amended and COVID-19 Disease

Tags:  District of Kansas  Federal Court  United States District Court  USDC 

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