Difference between revisions of "United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit"

From Citizendium
Jump to: navigation, search
Line 1: Line 1:
 
{{subpages}}
 
{{subpages}}
The '''United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit''' is the court overseeing the Federal District courts in the mid-Atlantic states of [[Delaware]], [[Maryland]], [[North Carolina]], [[South Carolina]], [[Virginia]], and [[West Virginia]]. It was formed in 1891. It has ten active judges, headed by Chief Judge Karen J. Williams. There are three retired or semiretired Senior Judges.
+
The '''United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit''' is the court overseeing the Federal District courts in the mid-Atlantic states of [[Delaware]], [[Maryland]], [[North Carolina]], [[South Carolina]], [[Virginia]], and [[West Virginia]]. It was formed in 1891. It has ten active judges, headed by Chief Judge Karen J. Williams. There are three retired or semiretired Senior Judges. The court is in [[Richmond]], [[Virginia]].
  
 
Recently, it has been the appellate court for a number of terrorism-related cases that originated in the Eastern District of Virginia, such as [[el-Mastri v. Tenet]].
 
Recently, it has been the appellate court for a number of terrorism-related cases that originated in the Eastern District of Virginia, such as [[el-Mastri v. Tenet]].

Revision as of 18:57, 28 March 2009

This article is a stub and thus not approved.
Main Article
Discussion
Related Articles  [?]
Bibliography  [?]
External Links  [?]
Citable Version  [?]
 
This editable Main Article is under development and subject to a disclaimer.

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit is the court overseeing the Federal District courts in the mid-Atlantic states of Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia. It was formed in 1891. It has ten active judges, headed by Chief Judge Karen J. Williams. There are three retired or semiretired Senior Judges. The court is in Richmond, Virginia.

Recently, it has been the appellate court for a number of terrorism-related cases that originated in the Eastern District of Virginia, such as el-Mastri v. Tenet.