United States District Court

Northern District Of Illinois

Local Criminal Rules

LCrR57.2. Release of Information by Courthouse Personnel

All courtroom and courthouse personnel, including, but not limited to, deputy marshals, court security officers, minute clerks, court reporters, pretrial services officers, probation officers, and clerical personnel of the offices of the United States marshal, the clerk of court, the probation department, and pretrial services, shall not disclose to any person, without authorization by the court, information relating to a pending criminal case that is not part of the public record. In particular, all such personnel shall not divulge any information concerning arguments and hearings held in chambers or otherwise outside the presence of the public.