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Federal Judicial History
The Center conducts research and produces resources on the history of the judicial branch of the federal government. These resources include compilations of historical data on the courts, information about judges and judicial administration, as well as publications on federal judicial history. The Center also maintains a biographical directory of Article III judges from 1789 to the present, engages in outreach and education on federal judicial history, and works to promote the preservation of the history of the judicial branch.
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George Washington issued the first 12 judicial commissions #OTD in 1789; included John Jay as Chief Justice of #SCOTUS, John Rutledge as Associate Justice, & district judges for CT, DE, GA, KY, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA; use advanced search to see full list: https://t.co/KLDBjAnHoh https://t.co/CnVxUVKL4t2 weeks 5 days ago
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