Message from the Court
The Eighth Judicial District understands the interest in the matter in Marion, Kansas, involving the Marion County Record. The Court cannot comment on a pending matter that may come before the Court.
New! About time-date stamp on warrantsAbout time-date stamp on warrants
New! Warrant Applications and Redacted Affidavits (8-21-23)
Search Warrants with Returns and Property Receipts (posted 8-18-2023)
Motion and Order to Release Evidence Seized (8-16-2023)Motion and Order to Release Evidence Seized
Search warrant informationAccess to search warrant information, including an affidavit or sworn testimony, is covered by state statute and Kansas Supreme Court rule:
K.S.A. 22-2502(e)Kansas Supreme Court Rule 22 (d) (7)
The statute includes a five-day period for those directly involved to propose limitations on public disclosure of information in affidavits that support the warrants. The five-day period begins with notice. Notice of the first request was given Monday, August 14, 2023.