History of the Federal Judiciary


History of the Federal Judiciary


  U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Legislative History
February 28, 1929
45 Stat. 1346
This act divided the Eighth Circuit into two circuits, organizing the judicial districts of Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Utah, and Wyoming as the Tenth Circuit and the judicial districts of Arkansas, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota as a new Eighth Circuit. The act transferred all appellate judges residing within the Tenth Circuit to the court of appeals for that circuit. Of the six judgeships authorized for the former Eighth Circuit, four were assigned to the new Eighth Circuit and two to the Tenth Circuit. The act authorized one additional judgeship for the Eighth Circuit and two additional judgeships for the Tenth Circuit.
August 3, 1949
63 Stat. 493
One additional judgeship authorized for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.
May 19, 1961
75 Stat. 80
One additional judgeship authorized for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.
June 18, 1968
82 Stat. 184
One additional judgeship authorized for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.
October 20, 1978
92 Stat. 1629
One additional judgeship authorized for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.
July 10, 1984
98 Stat. 333
Two additional judgeships authorized for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.
December 1, 1990
104 Stat. 5089
Two additional judgeships authorized for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.



Authorized Judgeships
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19687
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198410
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