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U.S. Federal Appellate Courts: Records and Briefs

First Circuit Court of Appeals

The United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, also known as the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, is based at the John Joseph Moakley U.S. Courthouse in Boston, Massachusetts, and sits at the Jose V. Toledo Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, for a week each Spring and Fall. This court provides appellate review of cases tried in the United States District Courts within the geographic area of its jurisdiction, which includes Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Puerto Rico.

Carol M. Highsmith, photographer. Courtroom. Jose V. Toledo Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse located in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico. 2019. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.

Print and Microformat Resources

Below, please find information about our print and microformat resources for the First Circuit. The following titles link to fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog. Links to additional digital content are provided when available.

Additional Resources

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