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The United States District Court welcomes members of the media.

This area of the Web site is designed to help you register and access news releases from the Courthouse. Information on the media section of the Web site will evolve with news releases and any pertinent information added before, during or after special trials. Please check back on a regular basis to access new information.

If you have questions or concerns regarding the Media Information Page, please contact Annette Panter at (312) 435-6860 or via email at

Press Releases

Media Qualifications and Guidelines

The United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois welcomes you to the Courthouse as a member of the media. Registration is complimentary for professional media representatives who meet the eligibility criteria described below. Please follow this process to register.

Media Qualifications

You must be currently employed by a news publication OR you must be currently employed by a recognized network, cable, or independent news organization. You may be required to submit credential information to support your qualifications.

If you have questions or need more information, contact Annette Panter at (312) 435-6860.