History of the Federal Judiciary


History of the Federal Judiciary


  U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada
Legislative History
February 27, 1865
13 Stat. 440
Congress organized Nevada as one judicial district, authorized one judgeship for the U.S. district court, and assigned the District of Nevada to the Tenth Circuit.
July 23, 1866
14 Stat. 209
Congress reorganized the circuits and assigned the District of Nevada to the Ninth Circuit.
February 10, 1954
68 Stat. 8
One temporary judgeship authorized. This position never made permanent.
May 19, 1961
75 Stat. 80
One additional judgeship authorized.
October 20, 1978
92 Stat. 1629
One additional judgeship authorized.
July 10, 1984
98 Stat. 33
 
One additional judgeship authorized.
November 29, 1999
113 Stat. 1501
 
Two additional judgeships authorized.
Dec. 21, 2000
114 Stat. 2762
One additional judgeship authorized.



 
Authorized Judgeships
1865
1
1954
2
1957
1
1961
2
1978
3
1984
4
1999
6
2000
7


 

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