United States District Court

Northern District Of Illinois

Local Rules

LR41.1. Dismissal for Want of Prosecution or By Default

Cases which have been inactive for more than six months may be dismissed for want of prosecution.

An order of dismissal for want of prosecution or an order of default may be entered if counsel fails to respond to a call of the case set by order of court. Notice of the court call shall be by publication or as otherwise provided by the court. In the Eastern Division publication shall be in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin unless the court provides otherwise.