Kentucky Court of Appeals notice

Descriptive Summary

Title
Kentucky Court of Appeals notice
Date
1849 March 12
Creator
Swigert, Jacob, 1793-1869
Extent
0.1 Cubic feet
Subjects
Court records--Kentucky.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by format.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Megan Mummey
Preferred Citation
2012MS016: [identification of item], Kentucky Court of Appeals notice, 1849 March 12, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
The Kentucky Court of Appeals was created by Kentucky's first constitution in 1792 and consisted of three justices with jurisdiction over all judgements originating from the lower courts. The Court of Appeals remained the highest court in Kentucky until 1975 when the Kentucky Supreme Court was created. Currently, the Court of Appeals serves as the intermediate appellate court and consists of fourteen justices.
Kurt X. Metzmeier. "History of the Courts of Kentucky" United At Last: The Judicial Article and the Struggle to Reform Kentucky's Courts. Ed. Kurt X. Metzmeier. Lexington, Ky.: Kentucky Court of Justice, 2006. Available at: http://works.bepress.com/kurt_metzmeier/5
Scope and Content
The collection consists of a printed notice sent to Clerk at the Circuit Court in Springfield from Jacob Swigert, the Kentucky Court of Appeals. The document notifies the recipient of new instructions to clerks and lawyers practicing before the Court of Appeals, regarding records, bonds, writs of error, appeals, taxes, process, docket, commonwealth cases, warning orders, practice, mandates, and executions.

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