The federal district courts in Illinois will host two remote continuing legal education seminars on representing prisoners.  The first seminar “Introduction to Prisoner Civil Rights Litigation” will be held on January 27, 2022 and the second seminar “Representing Prisoners in Medical Cases” will be held on February 3, 2022.  Both seminars will be held from

The Northern District and the Chicago Chapter of the Federal Bar Association are seeking nominations – no later than August 1, 2021 – for outstanding pro bono and public interest representation in civil and criminal matters before the Court.

Factors considered include:

  • dedication to pro bono or public interest work;
  • outstanding achievement resulting from the

Earlier this month, President Trump appointed Northern District Judge St. Eve to the Seventh Circuit. Those that practice in the Northern District are, no doubt, familiar with her career trajectory. Judge St. Eve practiced at Davis Polk in New York before joining independent counsel Ken Starr’s Whitewater investigation where she distinguished herself as an investigator