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(a) When any judge of a court of the United States, appointed to hold his office during good behavior, has heretofore or hereafter attained the age of 70 years and has held a commission or commissions as judge of any such court or courts at least ten years, continuously or otherwise, and within six months thereafter has neither resigned nor retired, the President for each such judge who has not so resigned or retired, shall nominate, and by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, shall appoint one additional judge to the court to which the former is commissioned.  >>more...>>

Title:     Draft of the Proposed Law
Author:    Cummings, Homer S.
Date:     February 5, 1937

Type:     Draft Legislation

Listed Under:
Court Packing

Notes:     Draft legislation of the President's Judicial Branch Reorganization Plan.