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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.

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...

Thu, 2015-12-10

The Local Rules Advisory Committee for the Northern District of Indiana has recommended, and the District Court has authorized release for a period of public comment, the revision of certain Local Rules of the United States District Court for the...

Wed, 2015-12-02

 

In various parts of the United States, citizens are being targeted by phone calls and emails, threatening them with prosecution for failing to comply with jury service or "civil processing"  in federal. The caller directs the...

Mon, 2015-11-30

 

Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 4(m) has been amended reducing the time for service of a summons from 120 days to 90 days.  The Order from the Chief Justice approving this rule change and others, states: "the foregoing amendments to the...

Tue, 2015-10-13

 
The Northern District of Indiana Chapter of the Federal Bar Association in collaboration with Robert A. Grant Inn of Court Presents A Perspective From the Bench on October 30, 2015 at the U.S. Federal Courthouse...

Fri, 2015-08-14
Mon, 2015-07-20

 
A Magna Carta Symposium and Continuing Legal Education Event is planned at Indiana State University for September 15, 2015 .

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