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JUDICIARY DEPARTMENT-Continued.

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Sessions and practice of courts continued in force, id.....

. 1932
Cases on appeal in Civil District Court from City Court-Const., Art. 151. . 1933
Recorders elected under Const., 1879 to remain in office-Const., Art. 152..1933
Election of judges and other officers, when held-Const., Art. 153......1904
Vacancies in judicial offices in Orleans to be filled by appointment by Gov.
ernor, etc.-Const., Art. 157.....

..1938
See “Judicial Expense Fund."

...1896

1. SUPREME COURT.
Jurisdiction, original and appellate-Const., Art. 85.

1884
Note of Decisions relating to jurisdiction...

.1885 to 1892
Appointment, qualification, salary and term of office of justices-- Const.,
Art. 86 ..

. 1892
Supreme Court districts, designation of Chief Justice-Const., Art. 87...1894
Sessions, building and library, etc.- Const., Art. 88......

..1893
Three justices must concur to render judgment; may call on judges of
inferior courts to act, etc.- Const., Art. 89.....

1894
Reports of decisions, stenographers for justices-Const., Art. 92. .1895
Justices may issue writ of habeas corpus in certain cases-Const.,
Art. 93...

..1895
Control over inferior courts, writs of certiorari, etc.- Const., Art. 94.
Certification of cases by 'Court of Appeal- Const., Art. 101.... ..1900
Same subjects-Note of Decisions..

1901 to 1903
Sessions, where held, Act 69, 1884, Sec. 1..

909
Return days, Secs. 2 and 3.

.909, 910
Return days, Parish St. Mary, Act 78, 1898..

919
Return days, all parishes, Orleans excepted, Act 92, 1900.

910
Return days in criminal cases, Act 108, 198....

911
How return days shall be fixed by trial judge, Act 45 E. S. 1870. Sec. 4.. 913
Order of trial, Secs. 5 to 10....

914
Defects in proceedings for appeal, Sec. 11..

914
Proceedings against surety on appeal bond, Sec. 12.

915
Adjournment for quorum, Sec. 13...

915
Rules of, how promulgated, Sec. 14..

915
Appeals in criminal cases, return day, etc., Act 108, 1898.

911
Adjournment for quorum, Sec. 1909 (see Sec. 13, p. 915)....

916
Transfer of cases from court organized under Constitution of 1864, Sec.
1910

916
Fixing cases argued and not decided, Sec. 1912.

916
Preference for certain appeals, Sec. 1914.

917
Summary docket of court, Sec. 1915.

917
Acts regulating trials (Secs. 5 to 10, P, 914)...

918
Preference for cases involving collection of certain taxes, Sec. 1916..
Acts regulating trials, etc.....

.919, 920
Cases which may be heard in chambers during vacation, Act 15, 1900.... 920
Recusation of judges of appellate court, Sec. 1922.

919
Rules of Supreme Court.....

924
2. CLERK AND CRIER OF THE SUPREME COURT.
Appointment of, and bond, Sec. 1923...

920
How tried for malfeasance, Sec. 1924..

921
Delivery of records in certain cases, Sec. 1925.

921
May administer oaths, etc., Act 139, 1896.

921
Crier for Supreme Court, Act 93, 1902.

929

919

JUDICIARY DEPART-MENT-Continued.
3. COURTS OF APPEAL..

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Jurisdiction, only appellate-Const., Art. 98..

.1898
How constituted, designation of District Judges, etc.—Const., Art. 99....1899
Terms of court to be fixed by law-Const., Art. 100.

..1900
Certification of cases to Supreme Court-Const., Art. 101.

...1900
Same subject— Note of Decisions..,

1901 to 1903
Number of judges necessary to judgment, etc.- Const., Art. 102........1903
Cases to be tried on original record-Const., Art. 103....

...1903
Rules of Supreme Court govern Court of Appeal; judges may issue writs
of habeas corpus-Const., Art. 104...

...1904
Salary of judges, how paid-Const., Art. 105..

..1904
Duty of sheriff to attend Court of Appeal-Const., Art. 106.

..1904
Writs of review, Act 191, 1898..

925
Terms of court.....

927, 923
Vacancies in office, Act 2, 1884.

926
When judges may be recused, Act 10, 1880, Sec. 1.

923
Trial of recused cases, Sec. 2...

929
Judgments, when final, Act 100, 1896.

929
4. DISTRICT COURTS.
Division of State into judicial districts, number-Const., Art. 107.......1905
Territorial composition of judicial districts, country parishes - Const.,
Art. 108......

.1905
Salaries of judges, and how paid, etc.- Const., Art. 109.

.1906
Election, qualification, etc., of judges—Const., Art. 109.

..1907
Number of judges in any district not to be increased-Const., Art. 110...1908
Appellate jurisdiction of; trials are de novo, etc.—Const., Art. 111. .....1908
Interchange and recusation of judges, power of Supreme Court to desig-
nate judges in certain cases-Const., Art. 112....

...1909
District judges to issue writs of habeas corpus within their districts-
Const., Art. 115.....

..1910
Sessions of;signing of judgments; grand juries, etc.—Const., Art. 117...1911
Continuation of, under Const., 1879, until election under Const., 1898–
Const., Art. 118.....,

..1912
Terms of court, etc., Act 163, 1898–
--In districts composed of one parish, Sec. 1.....

.. 931
--In districts composed of more than one parish, Sec. 2.

931
All proceedings shall be in open court, Sec. 3....

931
Judges may adopt rules for conduct of business, Sec. 4.

932
Signature of judgment, application for new trial, Sec. 5.

932
When judgments become executory, suspensive appeal, Sec. 6.

932
Repealing clause, Sec. 7......

932
Adjourned or special terms, Sec. 1931.

939
Special term, how ordered, Sec. 1932.

939
Removal of certain judges, Act 122, 1880.

922
Vacancy in office of judge, Act 58, 1884.

933
Absence of judge, adjournment, Sec. 1934.

939
Judges have supervisory control over officers, Sec. 1953.

941
Orders in chambers, Sec. 1936...

940
Orders in probate matters, Act 15, 1882.

940
Orders by judges of adjoining districts, Act 171, 1894.

940
Dockets to be kept, Sec. 1933...

939
Rules of court, See. 1935...

939
Preference for certain cases, Sec. 1938.

941

JUDICIARY DEPARTMENT-Continued.

Rendition of judgment, Act 94, 1898....
Trial of mandamus, Sec. 1958....
Appeals from justices courts, trial de novo, Sec. 2052.
Interpreter, Sec. 1968...
Transfer of causes, Sec. 1969...
Records, etc., to be transferred, Sec. 1970.
Not applicable to New Orleans, Sec. 1971..
Buildings, furniture, etc., Act 111, 1880.
Shorthand reporters, Act 64, 1900...
Duplicate copies of testimony by stenographers, Act 3, 1894.
Limitation on power to punish for contempt, Act 189, 1898.
Seo “Clerks,Costs and Fees.'

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5. DISTRICT COURTS, ORLEANS.
Election of judges, civil and criminal - Const., Art. 132.

..1919
Jurisdiction, Civil District Courts- Const., Art. 133.

1920
Allotment of cases, Civil District Court, etc.—Const., Art. 134.

.1920
Judgments which may be signed in vacation-Const., Art. 135.

.1920
Rules, selection of jurors, presiding judge-Const., Art. 136.

.1920
Judicial depository of Civil District Court-Const., Art. 138.

,1923
Jurisdiction, Criminal District Court, etc.-Const., Art. 139... ..1923
Organization of Criminal District Court-juries for Civil and Criminal

Court, Act 98, 1880...
Board of Commissioners, Sec. 1..

951
Appointment, salary, powers, oath, juries, etc., Sec. 2..

951
Selection and composition of grand jury, etc., Sec. 3.

953
Mode of drawing jurors for Civil District Court, Sec. 4.

953
Selection of jurors for each case, etc., Sec. 5.

957
Sections of Criminal District Court, Sec. 6..

954
Vacation of judges, Sec. 7......

954
Transfer of causes from certain courts, Sec. 8.

954
Stenographers of Criminal District Court, salary, etc, Sec. 9..

954
Repealing clauses, Sec. 10.....

955
Trial of criminal cases, Act 117, 1890.

955
Shorthand reporters in civil cases, Acts 94, 1876, and 104, 1884.

.946, 947
Terms of Civil District Court, Act 4, 1896..

945
Preference, dockets, fixing, Sec. 1991..

943
Transfer of records to Civil District Court, Act 39, 1898.
Stationery for judicial and other officers, Act 132, 1880.

.1399
See “Clerks,” “Costs and Fees," "Judicial Expense Fund."

6. JUSTICES OF THE PEACE.
Number, election, jurisdiction, fees, etc., of, Const., Art. 126..

1915
Salaries in lieu of fees in criminal cases, Const., Art. 128.....

.1917
Duty in connection with official bonds, Sec. 353.

131
Election and term of office, Sec. 2044.

960
Qualification of, Act 155, 1898.

960
Number of justices, Sec. 2045.

+61
Commissions, Sec. 2046..

961
Power to celebrate marriage, Sec. 2048.

961
May issue writs of injunction, Sec. 2049....

961
May act as coroner, Sec. 2056...
May employ sheriff, Sec. 2096......

964
-Or appoint special deputy constable, Act 164 1900.

964

950

962
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Constables pro tem., Sec. 2051.

962
Appeals, how tried, Sec. 2052.

962
Additional powers, Sec. 2053.

962
Defendant and plaintiff may bond sequestration, Sec. 2091.

963
Leave of absence, Sec. 2092.

964
Jurisdiction, Sec. 2101......

966
Location of courts, Act 9, 1892..

963
FIRST AND SECOND WARDS OF THE PARISH OF ST. LANDRY.
Power and authority conferred, Sec. 2113.

968
Commitments for offences, Sec. 2114.

969
Confinement of prisoners, Sec. 2115.

969
Collections, how deposited, Sec. 2116...

. 969
Parish prisoners work on roads, Sec. 2117.

969
See “Constables,' “Costs and Fees.
Office-justice of the peace in Monroe, abolished, Sec. 2118.

969
7. CITY COURTS, NEW ORLEANS.
First — Jurisdiction, salary of judges, appeals, etc.- Const., Art. 143....1928
Powers of court, may adopt rules en banc, id...

.1929
Allotment of cases, pleadings, must be in writing, id..

.1929
Clerk, bond, salary, deputies—Const., Art. 144.

..1929
Constables, bond, deputies, etc.- Const., Art. 145.

.1929
Election, term of office of judges, etc.- Const., Art. 146.

. 1930
Second - Location, jurisdiction, clerks, constables, etc.- Const., Art. 147..1930
Dockets they shall keep, Act 136, 1880, Sec. 16..

305
See “Constables,” Costs and Fees,” “Clerks."
See “Judicial Expense Fund.”

8. CITY CRIMINAL AND RECORDERS' COURTS.
Jurisdiction, etc., Const., Art. 140.

1925
Election, qualification, compensation, etc., of judges, id..

.1925
Recorders' Courts-Legislature may establish, Const., Art. 141. .1926
Location to be provided by city, Sec. 1, Act 123, 1898.

956
Appointment of stenographer, salary, Sec. 2.

956
Deputy sheriffs for these courts, Sec. 3...

957
Clerks, assistants, salary, etc., Sec. 4.

957
Jurisdiction, Sec. 5.

957
Transfer of indictments, etc., Sec. 6.

957
Territorial jurisdiction, Sec. 7.

958
Prosecution may be by affidavit, Sec. 8....

953
Transfer of cause, when trial shows crime, District Court has jurisdic-
tion, Sec. 9....

958
Trial, judgment, sentence, etc., Sec. 10.

953
Appeals to Criminal District Court, returns, etc., Sec. 11.

959
Record for cases on appeal, of what it shall consist, Sec. 12.

959
Errors, etc., of record, who responsible, Sec. 13.

959
Exceptions to rulings, how taken, Sec. 14.

959
Vacation of Judges, Sec. 15...

959
Transfer of cases to other divisions, Sec. 16..

960
Procedure, etc., Sec. 17.......

960

JURISDICTION OF COURTS-

When river is boundary of parish, Sec. 987...
When crime is committed on boundary of parish, Sec. 988.

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JURISDICTION OF COURTS-Continued.

Where streams divide parishes, Sec. 2759...
Note of Decisions....
See. “United States."
Seo “Judiciary Department.'
See “Suffrage and Elections,”! “Officers,” • Elections No. 8.''

JURORS-

Fees in civil cases, New Orleans, Sec. 2152...
Fees, how paid, outside Orleans, Act 37, 1890.
Pay and certificates, Secs. 670, 671..
For coroner, Secs. 657 to 659..

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183

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.214, 215

JURY-
Right of trial by-in criminal cases, Const., Art. 9....

.1850
Selection of-number necessary for verdict, Const., Art. 116.

..1910
Trial of certain cases, without-Const., Art. 117.

.1911
Who is ineligible-Const., Art. 158...

.1939
When charge to must be in writing, Sec. 28.
Of five, Act 35, 1880...

450
When trial may be without, Act 18, 1890 (Orleans).

451
Charge to, what it shall contain, Sec. 991..

461
Duty when insanity is reason for acquittal, Sec. 995.

464
May qualify verdict in capital cases, Sec. 1000.

466
Note of Decisions...

ບ3
Qualifications of jurors, Act 135, 1898, Sec. 1.

970
Persons exempt from jury duty, Sec. 2.

971
Jury commissioners, Sec. 3..

972
Selection of jurors, Sec. 4..

973
General venire box, Sec. 5..

975
Semi-annual examinationand correction of list, Sec. 6.
Semi-annual selection of grand jurors, Sec. 7..

976
Judge appoints foreman of grand jury, Sec. 8.

97
Grand jury may be empannelled in advance of session, Sec. 9..

977
How petit juries shall serve, Sec. 10.

977
Selection of talesmen at discretion of judgé, etc., Sec. 11.

979
Jurors' duty to attend, penalty, compensation, Sec. 12...

979
Deposit for jury in civil cases, number necessary for verdict, challenges,
Sec. 13....

..979
Juries in criminal cases, challenges, peremptory and for cause, Sec. 14. 980
Number of challenges by accused, by State, Secs. 997, 998....

.463, 466
What is not sufficient cause for challenge of general venire, Sec. 15. 950
When objection to selection, etc., of jury must be urged, Sec. 16..

951
Repealing clause, Sec. 17..

981
Note of Decisions..

981

973

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