Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER)
Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) is an electronic public access service that allows users to obtain case and docket information from federal appellate, district and bankruptcy courts, and the PACER Case Locator via the Internet. PACER is provided by the federal Judiciary in keeping with its commitment to providing public access to court information via a centralized service.
How Do I Access PACER?
First, you will need a PACER account.
Sign up for one using our convenient on-line registration process. Sign Up Here »
Each court maintains its case information locally. Click here to access the Northern District of Illinois Document Filing System.
If you do not know where the case is filed, use the PACER Case Locator.