Welcome to the U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois. This federal trial court serves the forty-six counties in the heart of Illinois. This court hears cases in Peoria, Urbana, Springfield and Rock Island.
Contact the Clerk's Office using the appropriate addresses and telephone numbers below with any questions about cases which are, or have been, before the Court.
All Clerk's Offices are open from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Central Time, Monday through Friday.
Juror Reporting Information: 1-800-860-8044
Seventh Circuit Electronic Discovery Pilot Program
Proposed Amendment for Public Comment
The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Evidence Rules have proposed amendments to the following rules and forms and have asked that they be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment.
Appellate Rules: 3, 13, 26.1, 28, and 32
Bankruptcy Rules: 2002, 4001, 6007, 9036, 9037, and Official Form 410
Criminal Rules: New Criminal Rule 16.1, Rule 5 of the Rules Governing Section 2254 Cases, and Rule 5 of the Rules Governing Section 2255 Proceedings
Rules of Evidence: 807
The proposed amendments and the advisory committees’ reports explaining the proposed changes are posted on the Judiciary’s website at: