The Federal Public Defender's Office for the Central District of Illinois provides its own Listserv email service. By subscribing to this free service, you will receive email notification of recent decisions of the Seventh Circuit and United States Supreme Court, important legislative changes, Administrative Office of the United States Courts announcements, and other issues of interest to CJA Panel Attorneys and federal criminal defense practitioners. You may also post messages or questions to other members of the group, subject to review by the Listserv Administrator, as well as reply to the posts and questions of other group members.

If you would like to subscribe, all you need to do is send an email to the following address: You do not need to put anything in the subject line or body of the email address. Just send a blank email to the address listed. You will then receive an email from the Listserv Group asking that you confirm your request to join the group. To confirm, simply reply to that email and your subscription will be complete.

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I hope you will take advantage of this tool and subscribe today. If you have any questions or have difficulty subscribing, please call or email our Listserv Administrator, Assistant Federal Public Defender Johanna Christiansen at (309) 671-7891 or