History of the Federal Judiciary


History of the Federal Judiciary


  U.S. District Court for the District of North Dakota
Legislative History
February 22, 1889
25 Stat. 676
Congress organized North Dakota 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 North Dakota on November 2, 1889.
June 25, 1921
42 Stat. 66
One temporary judgeship authorized. This position was never made permanent.
February 10, 1954
68 Stat. 8
One additional judgeship authorized.



Authorized Judgeships
1889
1
1921
2
1928
1
1954
2


 

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