Privacy and Other Site Policies

Privacy Statement

This section describes how we handle information about you gathered from your visit to our website. The information we receive depends upon what you do when visiting our site.

When you visit our site to read or download information about the court or documents, we collect and store only the following information:

This site uses software programs to create summary statistics which are used for such purposes as assessing the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, what information is of most and least interest, determining technical design specifications, and identifying system performance or problem areas.

Security Statement

This website is served by a computer system on a U.S. Government owned network. This website and other systems available to the public are monitored by Federal personnel for security purposes. By accessing this website, you are expressly consenting to these monitoring activities. Unauthorized attempts to defeat or circumvent security features, to use the system for purposes other than intended, to deny service to authorized users, to access, obtain, alter, damage or destroy information, or otherwise to interfere with the system or its operation are prohibited by law. Evidence of such acts may be disclosed to law enforcement authorities and result in criminal prosecution under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 (pub. L. 99-474) and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act of 1996 (Pub. L. 104-294), 18 U.S.C. 1030) and/or other applicable criminal laws. The public is authorized to read all pages that are not protected by password or other access controls.


This website may contain hypertext links to information created and maintained by other public and private organizations. These links are provided for the user's convenience. While the information may be valuable, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan does not control nor guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of this information. Further, the inclusion of these links is not intended to reflect their importance, nor is it intended to endorse any views expressed, or products or services offered, on these outside sites, or the organizations sponsoring the sites.