U.S. Code, Title 28, Judiciary and Judicial Procedure

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Author: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel"

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§ 6. Records of Former Court of Appeals

     The records and proceedings of the court of appeals, appointed previous to the adoption of the Constitution, shall be kept until deposited with the National Archives of the United States in the office of the clerk of the Supreme Court, who shall furnish copies thereof to any person requiring and paying for them, in the manner provided by law for giving copies of the records and proceedings of the Supreme Court. Such copies shall have the same faith and credit as proceedings of the Supreme Court.

(June 25, 1948, ch. 646, 62 Stat. 870; Oct. 25, 1951, ch. 562, § 4(7), 65 Stat. 640.)

Historical and Revision Notes

     Based on title 28, U.S.C., 1940 ed., § 329 (Mar. 3, 1911, ch. 231, § 222, 36 Stat. 1153).

     In a letter dated August 8, 1944, the clerk of the Supreme Court advised that many of the early records mentioned in this section were destroyed by fire. Others are on file in the Clerk’s office.

     Minor changes in phraseology were made.

Amendments

     1951—Act Oct. 25, 1951, inserted "until deposited with the National Archives of the United States" in first sentence.

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Chicago: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel", "§ 6. Records of Former Court of Appeals," U.S. Code, Title 28, Judiciary and Judicial Procedure in U.S. Code, Title 28, Judiciary and Judicial Procedure (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 2002), Original Sources, accessed September 23, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CKH3I34IIYLDWZC.

MLA: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel". "§ 6. Records of Former Court of Appeals." U.S. Code, Title 28, Judiciary and Judicial Procedure, in U.S. Code, Title 28, Judiciary and Judicial Procedure, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 2002, Original Sources. 23 Sep. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CKH3I34IIYLDWZC.

Harvard: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel", '§ 6. Records of Former Court of Appeals' in U.S. Code, Title 28, Judiciary and Judicial Procedure. cited in 2002, U.S. Code, Title 28, Judiciary and Judicial Procedure, Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C.. Original Sources, retrieved 23 September 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CKH3I34IIYLDWZC.