History of the Federal Judiciary


History of the Federal Judiciary


  U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii
Legislative History
March 18, 1959
73 Stat. 4
Congress organized Hawaii as one judicial district, authorized two judgeships for the U.S. district court, and assigned the district to the Ninth Circuit. The act became effective upon the admission of the State of Hawaii on August 21, 1959.
July 10, 1984
98 Stat. 333
One additional judgeship authorized.
December 1, 1990
104 Stat. 5089
One temporary judgeship authorized. (Statute revised by 109 Stat. 635 and judgeship extended by 111 Stat. 1173, 123 Stat. 649, 123 Stat. 3177, 125 Stat. 134, 125 Stat. 902, 127 Stat. 418, and 128 Stat. 203.)



 

Authorized Judgeships
1959
2
1984
3
1990
4


 

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