News & Media

Welcome to the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois News Room. Here you will find the latest news, reports and information about Court programs, initiatives and events. 

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Our News Room contains recent press releases as well as an archive of past news articles. Research and statistics regarding the Pretrial Fairness Act, Probation and other matters can be found on the Court Reports & Statistics page. 

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Media Inquiries

Please contact the Office of the Chief Judge's Communications Team at or (312) 603-5414.