History of the Federal Judiciary


History of the Federal Judiciary


  U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Legislative History
March 3, 1891
26 Stat. 826
Congress established U.S. circuit courts of appeals for each of the nine judicial circuits and assigned the two sitting judges of the U.S. Circuit Courts for the Second Circuit to sit also on the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, effective June 16, 1891. The act also authorized an additional judgeship for the Second Circuit’s new court.
April 17, 1902
32 Stat. 106
One additional judgeship authorized for the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
January 17, 1929
45 Stat. 1081
One additional judgeship authorized for the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
May 31, 1938
52 Stat. 584
One additional judgeship authorized for the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
May 19, 1961
75 Stat. 80
Three additional judgeships authorized for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
October 20, 1978
92 Stat. 1629
Two additional judgeships authorized for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
July 10, 1984
98 Stat. 333
Two additional judgeships authorized for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.



 

Authorized Judgeships
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