History of the Federal Judiciary

History of the Federal Judiciary

  Courts, Caseloads, and Jurisdiction
Supreme Court of the United States
U.S. Courts of Appeals
U.S. District Courts
U.S. Circuit Courts, 1789-1911

Historical Caseloads in the Federal Courts
Jurisdiction of the Federal Courts

Courts of Special Jurisdiction:

Bankruptcy Courts
Court of Claims, 1855-1982
U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 1982-
U.S. Customs Court (originally Board of General Appraisers), 1890-1980
U.S. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals (successor to the Court of Customs Appeals), 1910-1982
U.S. Court of International Trade, 1980-
Commerce Court, 1910-1913
Territorial Courts
Courts of the District of Columbia
Temporary Emergency Court of Appeals
Judicial Panel on Multi-District Litigation
Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court and Court of Review
Alien Terrorist Removal Court
Federal Courts Outside the Judiciary


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