The United States District Court
District of Colorado

Hon. Marcia S. Krieger, Chief Judge
Jeffrey P. Colwell Esq., Clerk of Court

Our mission is to serve the public by providing a fair and impartial forum that ensures equal access to justice in accordance with the rule of law, protects rights and liberties of all persons, and resolves cases in a timely and efficient manner.

District Statistics

United States District of Colorado - Facts and Figures

Learn more about Alfred A. Arraj and the Alfred A. Arraj Courthouse.

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U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado

Legislative History

June 26, 1876

19 Stat. 61

Congress organized Colorado as one judicial district, authorized one judgeship for the U.S. District Court, and assigned the district to the Eighth Circuit. The act became effective upon the admission of the State of Colorado on August 1, 1876.

February 28, 1929

45 Stat. 1346

Congress assigned the District of Colorado to the newly-organized Tenth Circuit.

February 10, 1954

68 Stat. 8

One additional judgeship authorized.

May 19, 1961

75 Stat. 80

One additional judgeship authorized.

June 2, 1970

84 Stat. 294

One additional judgeship authorized.

October 20, 1978

92 Stat. 1629

Two additional judgeships authorized.

July 10, 1984

98 Stat. 333

One additional judgeship authorized.

Authorized Judgeships

1876
1
1954
2
1961
3
1970
4
1978
6
1984
7

Statistics from US Courts website.