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An Act to Establish a Territorial Government for Utah_page 32

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Title (1851) Acts Resolutions and Memorials Passed by the First Annual and Special Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, 1851
Subject Law; Legislation--Utah
Description (1851) Session law from the first legislature of the Utah territory. Organizes government, reenacts laws of Deseret
Publisher By authority of the Legislative Assembly, Great Salt Lake City
Date 1852
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Digital image copyright 2005, S.J. Quinney College of Law. All rights reserved.
Holding Institution S.J. Quinney College of Law, The University of Utah, South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0730.
Source Physical Dimensions 15 cm x 23.5cm
Metadata Cataloger Kelly Taylor; Jan Robertson
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ARK ark:/87278/s60v8dhv
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-08
Date Modified 2012-06-05
ID 716954
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s60v8dhv

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Title An Act to Establish a Territorial Government for Utah_page 32
Description 32 District courts.'pj^ g^ territory shall be divided into thiee ju» dicial districts, and a district court shall, be held in each of said districts by one of the justices of the supreme court, at such time and place as may be prescribed by law; and the said judges shall, after jurisdiction of^e^ appointments, respectively, reside in the distorts and jus-tricts which shall be assigned them. The juris- ticesofthe _. . ., ¦ , & ¦ . >-, i n peace, etc. diction oi the several courts herein provided for, both appellate and original, and that of the probate courts and of justices of the peace, shall be as limited by law: Provided, That justices of the peace shall not have jurisdiction of any matter in controversy when the title or boundaries of land may be in dispute, or where the debt or sum claimed shall exceed one hundred dollars; and the said supreme and district courts respectively shall posses chancery as well as common law jurisdiction. Each district court, or the judge thereof, shall ap- crerk. P°*nt its clerk, who shall also be the register in chancery, and shall keep his office at the place where the court maybe held. Writs of error, bills of exception, and appeals, shall be allowed in all cases from the final decisions of said district courts to the suprenie court, under such regulations as may be prescribed by law; but in no case removed to the supreme court shall trial by jury be. allowed in said court. The supreme court, or the justices thereof, shall appoint its own clerk, and every clerk shall hold his office at the pleasure of the court ^fasp^X°trofor which he shall have been appointed. ' Writs feeaiiowed,&c.of error and appeals from the final decision of said supreme court, shall he.allowed, and may be taken to the Supreme Court of the United States, in the same manner and under the same regulations as from the circuit court of the United States, where the value of the property or the amount in controversy, to be ascertained by the oath or affirmation of either party, or other competent wit-
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Source Original Book: Laws and Ordinances of the State of Deseret (Utah) Compilation 1851
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-08
Date Modified 2005-11-08
ID 716714
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s60v8dhv/716714