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Oral Argument Livestream

The Supreme Court livestreams oral arguments for easy public access.



Oral argument livestream

 

11-10-21 Note: Until further notice, only Supreme Court justices, court staff, and those necessary to conduct the hearing will be in the courtroom for in-person oral arguments. The courtroom gallery will be closed to visitors.

 
 

Oral arguments are open to the public and may be viewed in person or online.

Oral arguments begin promptly at 9 a.m., or another time specified on the court's docket. Ending time varies based on the number of cases scheduled, their complexity, and the number of questions asked by the court.

If you miss watching oral arguments live in person or online, recordings are archived for on-demand viewing.  


Closed captioning 

Closed captioning is provided solely as a convenience for the general public. By proceeding, users agree to the following conditions:

The Kansas judicial branch does not guarantee or imply the functionality or reliability of closed captioning. The information displayed in a closed caption is not an official record of any proceeding. Closed captions may not be cited as authority, or be relied upon as an accurate record of any proceeding.

The Kansas judicial branch does not review closed captions for accuracy, and makes no representation or warranties regarding information that appears in closed captions. The Kansas judicial branch expressly disclaims any responsibility or liability with respect to any errors or omissions in, or the accuracy, reliability, timeliness, or completeness of, any information displayed in a closed caption.


Watch Supreme Court live
Guide to oral arguments
Oral argument archive
 

Supreme Court dockets

The Supreme Court sits in Topeka six times a year for one-week periods and convenes occasionally for one-day travel dockets at locations around the state. Shorter special sessions may be scheduled as needed.

Supreme Court dockets
Supreme Court travel docket

When a case does not present a new question of law, and oral argument is deemed neither helpful to the court nor essential to a fair hearing of the appeal, it is placed on the summary calendar. These cases are deemed submitted without oral argument.
 

If livestream is not working

We always monitor the livestream, so we are aware if service is lost and we correct it as quickly as we can. If you are ever unable to access the livestream, try again a few minutes later.

If you have questions or concerns about the livestream:

Call―

Clerk of the Appellate Courts
785-296-3229

Or email―

Helpdesk



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