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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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Martin Van Buren nominated John McKinley #OTD in 1837 to one of the two new seats on #SCOTUS created in conjunction with the establishment of the 8th and 9th Circuits; McKinley was allotted to the 9th (then AL, AR, LA, MS) for purposes of riding circuit https://t.co/nXpe3WRaYP https://t.co/2pwRQZd9904 days 18 hours ago
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