Supreme Court visit to Dodge City
November 14, 2023
The Kansas Supreme Court is heading to Dodge City High School, 2201 W Ross Blvd, as part of its ongoing outreach to familiarize Kansans with the court, its work, and the overall role of the Kansas judiciary.
It will be the Supreme Court's first visit to city in the court's 162-year history.
Oral argument and public reception
The public is invited to attend the special session to hear oral arguments in person. Court will be in session from 6:30 p.m. to about 8 p.m. Tuesday, November 14, at the Dodge City High School auditorium in Dodge City.
The public is invited to observe the proceedings as the court hears oral arguments in two cases. After the session concludes, the justices will greet the public in an informal reception.
Talking during oral arguments is prohibited. If you arrive after proceedings start, or you must leave the auditorium before it ends, be as quiet as possible entering and exiting. Also, do not talk immediately outside the doors to the auditorium.
If you attend in person, plan to arrive early to allow time to get through security screening. Doors will open at 6 p.m. Follow these guidelines to make your check-in as quick and easy as possible:
Do not bring large bags, large purses, backpacks, computer cases, or briefcases.
Do not bring knives, pepper spray, firearms, or weapons.
Do not bring electronic devices like laptop computers, handheld games, personal digital assistants, or tablets. If you have to carry a cell phone, it must be turned off or its ringer silenced, and it must be stored out of sight.
Do not bring food or drink.
View oral arguments online
If you can't attend in person, the special session will also be broadcast live online at www.YouTube.com/KansasSupremeCourt.
Travel docket history
In 2011, the Supreme Court convened outside its Topeka courtroom in the Kansas Judicial Center to mark the state's 150th anniversary. Its first stop was the historic Supreme Court courtroom in the Kansas Statehouse. From there, and through the end of 2011, the court conducted special sessions in Salina, Greensburg, and Wichita. Since then, the court has held special sessions as follows: