United States Court of Appeals For The Ninth Circuit - Succession of Seats

Succession of Seats

The court has 29 seats for active judges, numbered in the order in which they were filled. Judges who retire into senior status remain on the bench but leave their seat vacant. That seat is filled by the next circuit judge appointed by the president.

Seat 1
Established on December 10, 1869 by the Judiciary Act of 1869 as a circuit judgeship for the Ninth Circuit
Reassigned to the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit by the Judiciary Act of 1891
Sawyer CA 1891–1891
McKenna CA 1892–1897
Morrow CA 1897–1923
Rudkin WA 1923–1931
Garrecht WA 1933–1948
Pope MT 1949–1961
Browning DC 1961–2000
Ikuta CA 2006–present
Seat 2
Established on June 16, 1891 by the Judiciary Act of 1891
Gilbert OR 1892–1931
Denman CA 1935–1957
Hamlin CA 1958–1963
Ely CA 1964–1979
Norris CA 1980–1994
W. Fletcher CA 1998–present
Seat 3
Established on February 18, 1895 by 28 Stat. 665
Ross CA 1895–1925
McCamant OR 1925–1926
Dietrich ID 1927–1930
Sawtelle AZ 1931–1934
Mathews AZ 1935–1953
Fee OR 1954–1959
Koelsch ID 1959–1976
Anderson ID 1976–1988
T. Nelson ID 1990–2003
N.R. Smith ID 2007–present
Seat 4
Established as a temporary judgeship on March 1, 1929 by 45 Stat. 1414
Made permanent on June 16, 1933 by 48 Stat. 310
Wilbur CA 1929–1945
Orr NV 1945–1956
Barnes CA 1956–1970
Choy HI 1971–1984
Brunetti NV 1985–1999
Rawlinson NV 2000–present
Seat 5
Established on August 2, 1935 by 49 Stat. 508
Haney OR 1935–1943
Bone WA 1944–1956
Hamley WA 1956–1971
Sneed CA 1973–1987
Trott ID 1988–2004
(vacant) (n/a) 2004–present
Seat 6
Established on April 14, 1937 by 50 Stat. 64
Stephens CA 1937–1961
Duniway CA 1961–1976
Hug NV 1977–2002
Bybee NV 2003–present
Seat 7
Established on April 14, 1937 by 50 Stat. 64
Healy ID 1937–1958
Merrill NV 1959–1974
Kennedy CA 1975–1988
Rymer CA 1989–2011
Watford CA 2012–present
Seat 8
Established on February 10, 1954 by 68 Stat. 871
Lemmon CA 1954–1958
Jertberg CA 1958–1967
Carter CA 1967–1971
Wallace CA 1972–1996
Wardlaw CA 1998–present
Seat 9
Established on February 10, 1954 by 68 Stat. 871
Chambers AZ 1954–1976
Tang AZ 1977–1993
Hawkins AZ 1994–2010
Murguia AZ 2011–present
Seat 10
Established on June 18, 1968 by 82 Stat. 184
Hufstedler CA 1968–1979
Boochever AK 1980–1986
O'Scannlain OR 1986–present
Seat 11
Established on June 18, 1968 by 82 Stat. 184
Wright WA 1969–1983
Beezer WA 1984–1996
Gould WA 1999–present
Seat 12
Established on June 18, 1968 by 82 Stat. 184
Kilkenny OR 1969–1971
Goodwin OR 1971–1991
Kleinfeld AK 1991–2010
Christen AK 2011–present
Seat 13
Established on June 18, 1968 by 82 Stat. 184
Trask AZ 1969–1979
Canby AZ 1980–1996
Silverman AZ 1998–present
Seat 14
Established on October 20, 1978 by 92 Stat. 1629
B. Fletcher WA 1979–1998
Tallman WA 2000–present
Seat 15
Established on October 20, 1978 by 92 Stat. 1629
Schroeder AZ 1979–2012
Hurwitz AZ 2012–present
Seat 16
Established on October 20, 1978 by 92 Stat. 1629
Skopil OR 1979–1986
Leavy OR 1987–1997
Graber OR 1998–present
Seat 17
Established on October 20, 1978 by 92 Stat. 1629
Farris WA 1979–1995
McKeown WA 1998–present
Seat 18
Established on October 20, 1978 by 92 Stat. 1629
Alarcon CA 1979–1992
Tashima CA 1996–2004
M.D. Smith CA 2006–present
Seat 19
Established on October 20, 1978 by 92 Stat. 1629
Pregerson CA 1979–present
Seat 20
Established on October 20, 1978 by 92 Stat. 1629
Ferguson CA 1979–1986
Fernandez CA 1989–2002
Callahan CA 2003–present
Seat 21
Established on October 20, 1978 by 92 Stat. 1629
Poole CA 1979–1996
Paez CA 2000–present
Seat 22
Established on October 20, 1978 by 92 Stat. 1629
D. Nelson CA 1979–1995
Thomas MT 1996–present
Seat 23
Established on October 20, 1978 by 92 Stat. 1629
Reinhardt CA 1980–present
Seat 24
Established on July 10, 1984 by 98 Stat. 333
Hall CA 1984–1997
Clifton HI 2002–present
Seat 25
Established on July 10, 1984 by 98 Stat. 333
Wiggins NV 1984–1996
Bea CA 2003–present
Seat 26
Established on July 10, 1984 by 98 Stat. 333
Kozinski DC 1985–present
Seat 27
Established on July 10, 1984 by 98 Stat. 333
Noonan CA 1985–1996
Berzon CA 2000–present
Seat 28
Established on July 10, 1984 by 98 Stat. 333
Thompson CA 1985–1998
Fisher CA 1999–present
Seat 29
Established by Court Security Improvement Act of 2007; Effective Jan 21, 2009
Nguyen CA 2012–present

Read more about this topic:  United States Court Of Appeals For The Ninth Circuit

Other articles related to "succession of seats, seat":

List Of Judges Of The United States District Court For The Southern District Of New York - Succession of Seats
... Seat 1 Seat established on April 9, 1814 by 3 Stat ... Ward 1972–1991 Preska 1992–present Seat 2 Seat established on February 9, 1903 by 32 Stat. 1951–1961 McLean 1962–1972 Owen 1973–1989 Batts 1994–2012 vacant 2012–present Seat 3 Seat established on May 26, 1906 by 34 Stat ...

Famous quotes containing the words succession of, seats and/or succession:

    A mother’s life, you see, is one long succession of dramas, now soft and tender, now terrible. Not an hour but has its joys and fears.
    Honoré De Balzac (1799–1850)

    At cheaper and nearer seats of Learning parents with slender incomes may place their sons in a course of education putting them on a level with the sons of the Richest.
    James Madison (1751–1836)

    The heart of man ever finds a constant succession of passions, so that the destroying and pulling down of one proves generally to be nothing else but the production and the setting up of another.
    François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613–1680)