The Commission on Structural Alternatives for the Federal Courts of Appeals was established by the Act of Nov. 26, 1997 (Pub. L. 105-119).
The Commission was formed to study the structure and alignment of the federal appellate system, with particular focus on the Ninth Circuit.
The Commission was terminated March 19, 1999 upon the submission of its final report.
The Commission on Structural Alternatives for the Federal Courts of Appeals has scheduled six public hearings to allow interested persons to comment on the Commission's work. The hearings will be in the following cities. The precise times and locations will be announced later.