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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

08/22/17  New
Revisions to the proposed Federal Civil Jury Instructions of the Seventh Circuit

[The Circuit’s Committee on Pattern Civil Jury Instructions has, with the permission of the Circuit Counsel, revised Parts 6 and 7 of the earlier version. The Committee is continuing to revise and supplement the existing pattern instructions.]    (revised August, 2017)

Chief Judge Diane P. Wood is pleased to announce the appointment of Judge James R. Ahler to a 14-year term as United States Bankruptcy Judge.
The Practitioner's Handbook for Appeals
[If you do not see the 2017 edition, you may need to clear your browser cache.]
On April 01, 2017, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals increased the maximum allowable PDF file size for documents filed in the Case Management/Electronic Case Files (CM/ECF) system from 10 MB to 35 MB.
The most current release of Firefox, version 52 released 3/7/2017, does NOT work with CM/ECF.

If you have already updated to this version, you will need to use Internet Explorer (IE) to file until further notice. We are currently working on a fix for this issue.



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