News Media Inquiries

Beginning 4/20/2020: Remote Hearings Public Broadcasts

Please direct all media inquiries to designated media coordinator, John Steelman, District Court Administrator, 785-242-6000, email


The Fourth Judicial District follows Supreme Court Rule 1001 when inquiries are made regarding video, still photography, or audio coverage of a court proceeding:

Supreme Court Rule 1001 (Media Coverage of Judicial Proceedings) 

Supreme Court Rule 1002 (Non-media use of Electronic Devices in Judicial Proceedings)

Information on cases of interest: