Resources on the History
of the Ninth Circuit Courts

 

Circuit Celebrates Centennial of San Francisco Courthouse

George Cosgrave, Early California Justice: the History of the the United States District Court for the Southern District of California, 1849-1944, Grabhorn Press, 1948.

Historic Federal Courthouses in the Ninth Circuit

Historical Society for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California

History of the Federal Court in Idaho

Christian G. Fritz, A Judicial Odyssey: Federal Court in Santa Clara, San Benito, Santa Cruz, and Monterey Counties, Advisory Committee - San Jose Federal Court, San Jose, 1985.

Ninth Judicial Circuit Historical Society

David C. Frederick, Rugged Justice: the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the American West, 1891-1941, University of California Press, 1994.

Robert Watt Ware, Southern District of California History of United States Marshals, 1850-1958: Containing Also a Brief History of the State of California and a History of the United States District Court of the Southern District of California, [No publisher], 195?.

Statutes Establishing Judgeships in the Ninth Circuit

The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, 1966-2006 (Southwestern University Law Review, vol. 36, no. 2 (2007).