History of the Federal Judiciary


History of the Federal Judiciary


  U.S. District Court for the District of Montana
Legislative History
February 22, 1889
25 Stat. 676
Congress organized Montana as one judicial district, authorized one judgeship for the U.S. district court, and assigned the District of Montana to the Ninth Circuit. The act became effective upon the admission of the State of Montana on November 8, 1889.
September 14, 1922
42 Stat. 837
One temporary judgeship authorized.
May 31, 1938
52 Stat. 584
Judgeship authorized in 1922 made permanent.
June 25, 1948
62 Stat. 895
Congress transferred the portions of Yellowstone National Park situated in Idaho and Montana to the District of Wyoming.
July 10, 1984
98 Stat. 333
One additional judgeship authorized.



 

Authorized Judgeships
1889
1
1922
2
1984
3


 

Submit Questions About Judicial History