2017 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 13 - Courts and Judicial Procedure
RS 13:5001 - Suits for removal of judges of courts of appeal, district courts, or city courts for parish of Orleans

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 13:5001 (2017)

PART XI. REMOVAL OF JUDGES

§5001. Suits for removal of judges of courts of appeal, district courts, or city courts for parish of Orleans

Suits for the removal from office of any judge of a court of record for any of the causes specified in Article 9, Sec. 1 of the Louisiana Constitution of 1921 shall be brought and instituted, pursuant to Article 9, Sec. 5 of the Constitution, before the supreme court, by petition. The pleadings, citations and all the proceedings therein, shall be made and had as is now provided for, and practiced before, the district courts of the state in cases of usurpation in office, except insofar as may be otherwise provided in the constitution and by R.S. 13:5001 through 13:5006.

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