9 Third Branch 1 (1977)

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VOL. 9, NO. 1

JANUARY 1977

JUDICIAL CONFERENCE
ASKS CONGRESS
FOR 122 NEW JUDGESHIPS
Foilwing the quadrennial survey of judgeship neds in the district
courts throughout the nation which was conductad in 1976, the Judicial
Conference asked Congress to create 122 additional United States judge-
ships including 16 Courts of Appeas judge-shps.
The quadrenni   survey was conducted by the Subcommittee on
Judicial Statistics of the Judica Conference with asitnce and support
of the staff of the Administratie Office.

In conducting th
Subcommittee consi
ommendations of
courts and the jud
of the circuits, as
statistical informatic
the Administrative C
Here are the sp
mendations which
Conference approved
COURTS
First Circuit:
Massachusetts
New Hampshire
Puerto Rico
Second Circuit:
Connecticut
New York:
Northern
Eastern
Third Circuit:
New Jersey
Pennsylvania:
Middle
Fourth Circuit:
Maryland

is survey, the      North Carolina:
dered the rec-         Eastern
the  district        Middle
South Carolina
icial councils     Virginia,
well as the          Eastern
rn available in       Western
)ffice.             West Virginia:
ecific recom-         Southern
the Judicial     Fifth Circuit:
J:                  Alabama:
NUMBER OF            Northern
JUDGESHItPS           Middle
JFlorida:
Northern
Dist.  Cir.         Middle
1           Southern
4               Georgia:
1                 Northern
4                 Southern
Louisiana:
Eastern
1                 Middle
Western
1               Texas:
1                 Northern
Eastern
1       •Southern
1                 Western
2

(See JUDGESHIPS, page 2)

,hada Edwaid I. Lumbwd ICA-2) makes a
PWMn durig a recent Meting. of ve Study
C=miiai  on Rerd W Dommt of
Fedral Officials held at the Fd r Judicil
(See DOCUMENTS, page 8)
SPEEDY TRIAL ACT
GENERATES CIRCUIT
CONFLICT
A conflict of circuits has devel-
oped on an important issue in
the interpretation of the Speedy
Trial Act of 1974.
The Court of Appeals for the
District of Columbia Circuit, in a
ruling issued December 28, held
that the interim time limits of 18
U. S. C. 3164 are subject to the
excludable time provisions of
section 3161 (h). United States v.
Corley, No. 76-2096. The District
(See CONFLICT, page 3)

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