History of the Federal Judiciary


History of the Federal Judiciary


  U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh 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 sitting judge of the U.S. Circuit Courts for the Seventh Circuit to sit also on the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, effective June 16, 1891. The act also authorized an additional judgeship for the Seventh Circuit’s new court.
February 8, 1895
28 Stat. 643
One additional judgeship authorized for the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
March 3, 1905
33 Stat. 992
One additional judgeship authorized for the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
May 31, 1938
52 Stat. 584
One additional judgeship authorized for the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
August 3, 1949
63 Stat. 493
One additional judgeship authorized for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
May 19, 1961
75 Stat. 80
One additional judgeship authorized for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
March 18, 1966
80 Stat. 75
One additional judgeship authorized for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
October 20, 1978
92 Stat. 1629, 1632
One additional judgeship authorized for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
July 10, 1984
98 Stat. 333
Two additional judgeships authorized for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.



Authorized Judgeships
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18953
19054
19385
19496
19617
19668
19789
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