PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that due to a building wide electrical power shutdown the Northern District of Illinois ECF system will be unavailable to electronically file court documents and new cases from 5:00 p.m. Friday, July 25 to 6:00 p.m. Sunday, July 27. The Northern District of Illinois PACER system will still be available during that time period for viewing court documents and case information. Please note the outage and plan accordingly.

Posted on: July 7, 2014

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ROCKFORD – Stanley J. Roszkowski, former district judge of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, died Monday afternoon in Rockford, Illinois, he was 91 years old.
CHICAGO - Today Chief Judge Rubén Castillo announced that the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois has developed a Judicial Speakers Bureau available for speaking engagements throughout the District. The Judicial Speakers Bureau is part of the Court’s outreach program to educate and explain the courts to the community. Chief Judge Castillo specifically indicated...
Federal District Courts around the country are reporting incidents of scam phone calls being placed indicating that fake arrest warrants have been issued. Individuals have been contacted through phone calls, e-mails and...
It appearing that, pursuant to the Executive Committee Order entered on June 26, 2014, the civil cases on the attached list have been selected for reassignment to form the initial calendar of the Honorable Manish S. Shah, therefore...
Wishing Judge Shadur much joy and health on his birthday!
CHICAGO - Chief Judge Rubén Castillo announced that he appointed a Magistrate Judge Merit Review Panel to consider the reappointment of United States Magistrate Judge Sidney I. Schenkier, whose term...
It is hereby ordered that the cases and referrals on the attached list are to be reassigned to other magistrate judges of this Court as indicated..
The following U.S. District Court Judges and Staff will relocate on the dates listed below:
CHICAGO – The United States District Court’s Fifteenth Annual Awards for Excellence in Pro Bono and Public Interest Service is scheduled to begin at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, May 8, 2014..
CHICAGO – On Wednesday evening, April 30, 2014, the United States Senate confirmed the nomination of Manish S. Shah as a U.S. district judge for the Northern District of Illinois.

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Eastern Division
Everett McKinley Dirksen United States Courthouse
219 South Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60604 (view map)
Tel.No.: (312) 435-5670
Western Division
Stanley J. Roszkowski United States Courthouse
327 South Church Street
Rockford, Illinois 61101 (view map)
Tel.No.: (815) 987-4354
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8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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