U.S. District Court Fairness Hearing: April 29th, 2022

The City and the US Department of Justice have reached agreement on eight remedies to address the City’s response to the social justice protests of 2020. U.S. District Judge Michael H. Simon will hold a fairness hearing on Friday, April 29 at 9 a.m.

The Court is allowing both in-person and remote participation in the hearing:

  • If you wish to provide written comments in advance, those are due by Tuesday, April 26, and may be emailed to Mary Austad, the judge’s courtroom deputy, at mary_austad@ord.uscourts.gov.
  • If you wish to provide testimony in person, you may sign up at the courtroom on the day of the hearing.
  • If you are unable to attend in person, you may provide testimony by video conference. If you wish to do so, you must contact Mary Austad no later than Friday, April 22.
  • If you want to solely listen to proceedings,the toll-free number is 1-888-684-8852, access code 8190761.

Additional information can be found here.