On March 1, 2019, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois will celebrate its 200th anniversary at the Harold Washington Library Center. The event will commemorate the Court's bicentennial anniversary with a series of special events, beginning with the 200th Anniversary Celebration honoring the Court's impact on the community and the nation.
Emmy Award and Edward R. Murrow Award-winning Chicago journalist Phil Rogers, who has covered the Court for decades, will offer remarks. The celebration will also include the release of an inspirational documentary film highlighting the places, cases, and people that have shaped the Court and the community.
U.S. Senator Dick Durbin will receive special recognition and attend if his schedule permits.
Where: Harold Washington Library Center, 400 South State Street, Chicago, Illinois 60605
When: Friday, March 1, 2019, 3 p.m.
Ticket information will be forthcoming from the Northern District of Illinois Court Historical Association.