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Check this page, or the News and Announcements box on the homepage, for the latest official news and announcements released by the court. You can also access archived news and announcements from this page.

Thu, 2017-06-22

Individuals posing as Deputy U.S. Marshals are calling and attempting to collect money from individuals for missing jury duty.  To add credibility to the scam, the individuals are using names of federal judges and the real address of the...

Fri, 2016-11-18

At its September 2016 session, the Judicial Conference approved several changes to the federal court miscellaneous fee schedules.  As the result, effective December 1, 2016, certain fees on the District Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule will...

Thu, 2016-11-17

Federal Rule Rule6(d) for computation of response and reply times changes.  Click here for details.

Mon, 2016-11-14

For useful information about electronically stored information, please visit the Seventh Circuit Electronic Discovery Pilot Program web page at

Thu, 2016-05-19

 For retrieval of a record from a Federal Records Center, National Archives, or other storage location removed from the place of business of the court there will be a $69 fee.  Each additional box is $39.

For electronic retrievals, there...

Tue, 2016-04-26

The Judges of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana announce that they have selected Michael G. Gotsch, Sr. to serve as a United States Magistrate Judge for the Court in the South Bend Division. Mr. Gotsch will...

Tue, 2016-04-12

The proposed revised pattern § 1983 civil jury instructions for the Seventh Circuit are offered for public comment by the Seventh Circuit Pattern Jury Instruction Committee and § 1983 Jury Instruction Subcommittee. The committees, which include...

Tue, 2016-03-29

Across the United States, individuals posing as federal court officials and U.S. Marshals are targeting citizens, threatening them with arrest unless they pay.

Learn about how to...

Fri, 2016-02-12

Throughout the country, the public regularly receives a variety of emails and phone calls purporting to come from federal and state courts requesting personal information, demanding payment of federal fines or tax debts, or threatening arrest or...