History of the Federal Judiciary


History of the Federal Judiciary


  U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
Legislative History
June 26, 1876
19 Stat. 61
Congress organized Colorado as one judicial district, authorized one judgeship for the U.S. District Court, and assigned the district to the Eighth Circuit. The act became effective upon the admission of the State of Colorado on August 1, 1876.
February 28, 1929
45 Stat. 1346
Congress assigned the District of Colorado to the newly-organized Tenth Circuit.
February 10, 1954
68 Stat. 8
One additional judgeship authorized.
May 19, 1961
75 Stat. 80
One additional judgeship authorized.
June 2, 1970
84 Stat. 294
One additional judgeship authorized.
October 20, 1978
92 Stat. 1629
Two additional judgeships authorized.
July 10, 1984
98 Stat. 333
One additional judgeship authorized.



 

Authorized Judgeships
1876
1
1954
2
1961
3
1970
4
1978
6
1984
7


 

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