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The Historical Society of the District of Columbia Circuit

The mission of the Society, founded in 1990, is to record, preserve, and publicize the life and history of the courts of the District of Columbia Circuit.

The Society is a tax exempt organization that operates independently from the courts.

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What’s New

Oral History of James Hamilton Now Available on Society Website

  • The video of the Society's June 2023 program on United States v. Microsoft Corp., 253 F.3d 34 (D.C. Cir. 2001) is now available on the Society's website and YouTube channel. The Court Appeals’ 2001 opinion was the first federal major appellate court opinion to address application of traditional “old economy” antitrust rules to the new, dynamic, and fast-paced technology markets of the late 20th Century.

Video Now Available for June Microsoft Program