There are 13 judicial circuits, each with a court of appeals. The smallest court is the First Circuit (of which New Hampshire is a part) with six judgeships, and the largest court is the Ninth Circuit, with 28 judgeships. A list of the states that compose each circuit is set forth in Title 28 of the U. S. Code, Section 41. The number of judgeships in each circuit is set forth in Title 28 of the U. S. Code, Section 44.