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News & Announcements

Check this page, or the News and Announcements box on the homepage, for the latest official news and announcements released by the court. You can also access archived news and announcements from this page.

November 21, 2023

We have had recent reports that individuals are receiving scam phone calls from a number purporting to come from the Central District of Illinois.  During these calls, scammers attempt to collect a fine in lieu of arrest due.  THIS IS A SCAM. ...

September 28, 2023

Civics Education:  Fourth Annual Bill of Rights Day Student Contest

The Fourth Annual Bill of Rights Day Art & Essay Contest is now live and better than ever! Students in grades 5–12 are invited to respond to specific...

September 11, 2023
The Changing Dynamic of Intimate Partner Violence: 
Supporting and Providing Resources to Those at Risk
Hosted by the Illinois, Wisconsin, and the Northern District of Indiana U....
August 10, 2023

The Court, being vested with authority pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2077(b) and Civil LR 83.10, to appoint an District Advisory Committee on Local Rules, has approved new committee members effective...