United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire

Legislative History

September 24, 1789
1 Stat. 73
The Judiciary Act of 1789 organized New Hampshire as one judicial district, authorized a judgeship for the U.S. district court, and assigned the district to the Eastern Circuit.
February 13, 1801
2 Stat. 89
The Judiciary Act of 1801 reorganized the federal courts into six circuits and assigned the District of New Hampshire to the First Circuit.
April 29, 1802
2 Stat. 156
After repealing the Judiciary Act of 1801, Congress in the Judiciary Act of 1802 again organized the federal courts into six circuits and assigned the District of New Hampshire to the First Circuit.
October 20, 1978
92 Stat. 1629
One additional judgeship authorized.
December 1, 1990
104 Stat. 5089
One additional judgeship authorized.

Authorized Judgeships

1789
1
1978
2
1990
3