United States District Court
Northern District Of Illinois
Local Criminal Rules
LCrR32.3. Confidentiality of Records Relating to Presentence Investigation Reports and
Records maintained by the probation department of this Court relating to the
preparation of presentence investigation reports and the supervision of persons
on probation are confidential. Information contained in the records may be
released only by order of court. Requests for such information shall be by written
petition establishing with particularity the need for specific information
contained in such records.
When a demand by way of a subpoena or other judicial process is made of a
probation officer either for testimony concerning information contained in such
records or for the records or copies of the records, the probation officer may
petition the court for instructions. The probation officer shall neither disclose
the information nor provide the records or copies of the records except on
order of this Court or as provided in LCrR32.1.