Federal Judiciary / Illinois Southern District
Position Located in East St. Louis, Illinois or Benton, Illinois
Apply by June 9, 2023
The United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois is seeking a full-time permanent Jury Assistant. Please visit the court’s website at www.ilsd.uscourts.gov for details of the position announcement and how to apply.
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The United States District Court for the District of Illinois was established by a statute passed by Congress on March 3, 1819. The act established a single office for a judge to preside over the court. On February 13, 1855, Illinois was divided into two judicial districts, Northern and Southern, with one judgeship authorized for each district. As the population of Illinois grew and the activities of the court increased, Congress authorized additional sites for holding court.
The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Illinois is a former federal district court for the state of Illinois. The court was established March 3, 1905, by 33 Stat. 992. On October 2, 1978, Illinois was reorganized into the Northern, Central, and Southern Districts, with thirteen judgeships authorized for the Northern District, two for the Central District, and two for the Southern District.
Today, the state of Illinois is comprised of three judicial districts, Northern, Central, and Southern Illinois. Chief Judge Nancy J. Rosenstengel, four additional district judges, and four magistrate judges preside over the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois.