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United States Court of Appeals
for the Seventh Circuit

Everett McKinley Dirksen
United States Courthouse
219 S. Dearborn Street
Room 2722
Chicago, IL 60604

Clerk's Office: (312) 435-5850

News and Announcements

Please Note:   The Court will be closed on Monday, December 24, and Tuesday, December 25, 2018, in observance of the holiday.

The Court will also be closed on Monday, December 31, 2018 and Tuesday, January 1, 2019, in observance of the holiday.

12/3/2018
Effective December 1, 2018, the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure have been updated.

Please see the Rules page for details.

11/21/2018  NEW
Chief Judge Diane P. Wood is pleased to announce the appointment of Katherine Maloney Perhach, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin.

Please see the News page for details.

10/5/2018
The Pattern Criminal Jury Instructions have been updated

Please see the Pattern Jury Instructions page for details.

8/28/2018
Please Note: Effective Monday, September 10, 2018, the new NEXTGEN CM/ECF System has been implemented.

Please see the Case Information-NEXTGEN page for details.

6/15/2018  updated
The EEO Plan of the Seventh Circuit has been updated. Please see the Human Resources page for details.
5/24/2018
The adoption of the modifications to Circuit Rule 10 and the rescission of Circuit Rule 11 shall be effective immediately.

Please see the News page for details.

5/1/2018
Seventh Circuit Operating Procedure 11: Video-Recording Policy has been added.

Please see the Rules page for details.

4/23/2018
Video Segments on Appellate Practice Topics

Welcome to a series of programs about appellate practice in the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.


The Seventh Circuit Bar Association has prepared video segments on the steps in an appeal that will be very helpful to many lawyers.

Please see the Media Library or News page for details.

3/2/2018
The Seventh Circuit has adopted the new Federal Law Clerk Hiring Plan.

Please see the Clerkships page for details.

12/29/2017

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