Public hearing on the Consent Decree: The court will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, October 24, and Thursday, October 25, 2018, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The hearing will take place in the James B. Parsons Ceremonial Courtroom on the 25th Floor of the Dirksen Federal Building at 219 S. Dearborn St. Members of the public who wish to speak may sign up outside the Ceremonial Courtroom between 8:30 and 9:30 am each day. Members of the public will be given an opportunity to speak in the order that they signed up. Each speaker will be limited to five minutes. Everyone entering the federal courthouse must present a government-issued photo ID. No recording or photography is allowed inside the courthouse. Posting to social media is not allowed from inside the courtroom and electronic devices may not be used inside the courtroom. Signs and posters will not be allowed in the courtroom. No eating, drinking or gum chewing is allowed. For additional details, click here to see the court’s order on the public hearing.
Public Forum on Independent Monitor Finalists: The Attorney General’s Office and the City will host two public forums on Saturday, November 3, 2018, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and again from 3 to 7 p.m. at the James R. Thompson Center, 100 W. Randolph St., Chicago, for the public to hear presentations and ask questions of the Independent Monitor finalists.