Media Law Library

Annual Newspaper Statement of Ownership

Attorney General Opinions

Constitutional Documents, Bill of Rights

Guide to Kansas Judicial Branch Open Records Requests

Kansas Journalist Shield Law

Kansas Juvenile Hearings, Records Law

Kansas Open Meetings Act

Click here to read the entire act.

Kansas Open Records Act

Click here to read the entire act.

Kansas Press Association publications, guidelines

Kansas Student Publications Law

Kansas Supreme Court guide to media coverage

Guidelines established on electronic coverage of Kansas court system (revised 2012)

Liquor, Alcoholic Beverages

Click here to read a letter from ABC about relaxed regulations on liquor advertising.

Other Resources

Probable Cause Affidavits (forms for requests)

The law on access to probable cause affidavits changed effective July 1, 2014. Click here to read a memo explaining the new process. For forms to request an affidavit or criminal investigation record, click here for arrest affidavits and click here for search warrant affidavits.


Click here to go to the Kansas Department of Revenue's page describing the raffle law in Kansas.

Rules on Political Advertising

Rules on Sampling Newspapers

Sales Tax Issues for Newspapers

Telemarketing laws for federal, state

Click here to read the Kansas attorney general's explanation of Kansas and federal telemarketing laws.