2012 US Code
Title 28 - Judiciary and Judicial Procedure
Part I - ORGANIZATION OF COURTS (§§ 1 - 482)
Chapter 1 - SUPREME COURT (§§ 1 - 6)
Section 4 - Precedence of associate justices
|Publication Title||United States Code, 2012 Edition, Title 28 - JUDICIARY AND JUDICIAL PROCEDURE|
|Category||Bills and Statutes|
|Collection||United States Code|
|SuDoc Class Number||Y 1.2/5:|
|Contained Within||Title 28 - JUDICIARY AND JUDICIAL PROCEDURE |
PART I - ORGANIZATION OF COURTS
CHAPTER 1 - SUPREME COURT
Sec. 4 - Precedence of associate justices
|Laws in Effect as of Date||January 15, 2013|
|Source Credit||June 25, 1948, ch. 646, 62 Stat. 869.|
|Statutes at Large References||36 Stat. 1152 |
62 Stat. 869
Associate justices shall have precedence according to the seniority of their commissions. Justices whose commissions bear the same date shall have precedence according to seniority in age.
(June 25, 1948, ch. 646, 62 Stat. 869.)Historical and Revision Notes
Based on title 28, U.S.C., 1940 ed., §322 (Mar. 3, 1911, ch. 231, §216, 36 Stat. 1152).
Minor changes in phraseology were made.
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