Beginning June 2008 transcripts of court proceedings in the Northern District of Illinois will be available on the PACER system
IF 90-days or less has passed since the transcript was ordered
THEN only the party that ordered that transcript may view it
IF 90-days or more has passed since the transcript was ordered
THEN any PACER user may view the transcript
Attorneys bear the responsibility for identifying personal information that might need to be redacted from the transcript, and for providing the court reporter with notice of same. The court reporter is responsible to follow up on those instructions.
The fee cap of $2.40 will not apply to transcripts viewed on the PACER system.
For more information see Policy Regarding Availability of Court Proceedings or the Court’s website at www.ilnd.uscourts.gov