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On June 20, 1910, under 36 Stat. 557, Congress organized New Mexico as one judicial district, authorized one judgeship for the U.S. district court, and assigned the District of New Mexico to the Eighth Circuit.  The act became effective upon the admission of the State of New Mexico on January 6, 1912.  On February 28, 1929, under 45 Stat. 136, Congress assigned the District of New Mexico to the newly-organized Tenth Circuit.  For more on the history of the courts and this District, please visit the Federal Judicial Center (FJC) website

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