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Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Mourns Passing of Judge Michael S. Kanne


• Notice to counsel and the public:

General Order 22-002 re: COVID-19, issued July 25, 2022. This order supersedes General Orders 21‐008, 21‐009 (amended) and 21‐010. In-person oral argument, which resumed last year, will continue in accordance with the terms of this order. Please see the order for full details.






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United States Court of Appeals
for the Seventh Circuit

Everett McKinley Dirksen
United States Courthouse
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Room 2722
Chicago, IL 60604

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News and Announcements

8/10/2022
The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit is seeking applicants for a position as Legal Analyst.

Please see the Vacancies page for details

8/8/2022
The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit is seeking applicants for a position as Headquarters Librarian.

Please see the Vacancies page for details


7/28/2022
The Judicial Council of the Seventh Circuit seeks applications for Bankruptcy Judge for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of Illinois with a duty station in Peoria, Illinois.

The due date for applications is August 29, 2022.

Please see the Vacancies page for details

7/28/2022
The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit is seeking applicants for a position as Director of Special Projects.

Please see the Vacancies page for details

7/25/2022
General Order 22-002 re: COVID-19, issued July 25, 2022. This order supersedes General Orders 21‐008, 21‐009 (amended) and 21‐010. 

In-person oral argument, which resumed last year, will continue in accordance with the terms of this order. Please see the order for full details.


6/24/2022
The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit is seeking applicants for a position as Library Technician.

Please see the Vacancies page for details

6/23/2022
The Seventh Circuit Pattern Criminal Jury Instruction Committee had submitted the 2022 Proposed Revisions to the Pattern Criminal Jury Instructions for public comment. The deadline to respond has been extended to 8/1/2022.

Please see the Pattern Jury Instructions page
for details.


3/7/2022
On March 26, 2022, this court’s General Order 22‐001, “Order Regarding COVID‐19 Temporary Implementation of Remote Arguments and Reduction of On‐site Staffing” will expire. After General Order 22‐001 expires, General Orders 21‐008, 21‐009 (amended) and 21‐010 will go into effect, including the provisions governing counsel who appear in‐person, masking, vaccination, and self certification. For the time being, the courtroom will remain closed to the general public. The court will continue to livestream audio from oral arguments to YouTube.

1/13/2022
Order Regarding COVID-19 Temporary Implementation of Remote Arguments And Reduction of On-site Staffing. (General Order 22-001) Please see the General Orders page for details.





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