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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.

July 12, 2024

The United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois is posting the following proposed changes to its local rules.  The Court will accept written comment on these proposed changes and additions through Monday, August 12, 2024. ...

July 3, 2024

2024 Virtual POWER Act Event (July 19, 2024, 12:00 PM Central Time) - Registration Information



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....