United States District Court

Northern District Of Illinois

Local Criminal Rules

LCrR11.1. Pleas by Corporate Defendants

When the defendant in a criminal proceeding is other than a natural person, any plea other than a plea of not guilty shall be entered by an authorized officer, director or managing agent of the defendant, or by counsel, provided counsel is authorized to do so by virtue of a specific corporate resolution to that effect from the defendantís board of directors.