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Louisiana LA RS §13:101. Supreme court jurisdiction The state shall be divided into seven supreme court districts. The supreme court shall be composed of one justice elected from each of the seven districts as set forth below: Jurisdiction of the courts
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Louisiana LA RS §13:312. Court of appeals circuits There shall be five court of appeal circuits, which shall be subdivided into districts as follows: Jurisdiction of the courts
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Louisiana LA RS §13:477 District Court There shall be forty-one judicial districts in the state and each district shall be composed as follows: Jurisdiction of the courts
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Louisiana LA RS §13:1335 Parish of Orleans District court There shall be one criminal district court for the parish of Orleans, which shall be composed of twelve judges. Jurisdiction of the courts
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Louisiana LA RS §13:1445 Parish court - juvenile jurisdiction
The parish court shall be a juvenile court for the parish and shall exercise jurisdiction, concurrent with that of the district court, over juvenile matters, except where a separate juvenile
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or family court with exclusive jurisdiction is established by law.
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Louisiana LA RS §13:446 Parish court - criminal jurisdiction
A. The parish court shall have criminal jurisdiction over all violations of state law and parish or municipal ordinances committed within its territorial jurisdiction which are punishable by a fine
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not exceeding one thousand dollars or by imprisonment not exceeding six months, or both. This jurisdiction shall be concurrent with any jurisdiction conferred by law upon the district court. B. As to all other violations of state law or of a parish or municipal ordinance, the parish court shall have the power to issue warrants of arrest, to examine, commit, admit to bail and discharge, and to hold preliminary examinations in all cases not capital.
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Louisiana LA RS § 15:1097 Youth court - territorial jurisdiction
A. The Ware Youth Center Authority is hereby established as a political subdivision of the state, with a territorial jurisdiction throughout the parishes of Claiborne, DeSoto, Natchitoches, Red River, Sabine,
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and Webster. If the governing authority of Claiborne Parish or the governing authority of Webster Parish elects to withdraw its respective parish from the district, the territorial jurisdiction of the district shall not include such parish or parishes.
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Louisiana La. Const. Art. 3 Sec. 1 Judicial power The judicial power is vested in a supreme court, courts of appeal, district courts, and other courts authorized by this Article. Jurisdiction of the courts
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Louisiana La. Const. Art. 3 Sec. 8 Court of appeals circuits - panels
Section 8.(A) Circuits; Panels. The state shall be divided into at least four circuits, with one court of appeal in each. Each court shall sit in panels of at least
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three judges selected according to rules adopted by the court.
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Louisiana La RS 13:1401 Family court
A. There is hereby established the family court for the parish of East Baton Rouge, which shall be a court of record with exclusive jurisdiction in the following proceedings: (1)
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All actions for divorce, annulment of marriages, claims for contributions made by one spouse to the education or training of the other spouse, establishment or disavowal of the paternity of children, spousal and child support and nonsupport, and custody and visitation of children, as well as of all matters incidental to any of the foregoing proceedings, including but not restricted to the issuance of conservatory writs for the protection of community property, the awarding of attorney fees in judgments of divorce, the accumulation of and rendering executory of spousal and child support, the issuance of writs of fieri facias and garnishment under judgments of the court for spousal and child support and attorney fees, jurisdiction of which was vested in the Nineteenth Judicial District Court for the parish of East Baton Rouge prior to the establishment of the family court for the parish of East Baton Rouge.
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Georgia Ga. Const. Art. VI, § III, Para. I Jurisdiction of Classes of Courts of Limited Jurisdiction

The magistrate, juvenile, and state courts shall have uniform jurisdiction as provided by law. Probate courts shall have such jurisdiction as now or hereafter provided by law, without regard to

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uniformity.

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Georgia Ga. Const. Art. VI, § IV, Para. I Jurisdiction of Superior Courts

The superior courts shall have jurisdiction in all cases, except as otherwise provided in this Constitution. They shall have exclusive jurisdiction over trials in felony cases, except in the case

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of juvenile offenders as provided by law; in cases respecting title to land; and in divorce cases. They shall have concurrent jurisdiction with the state-wide business court in equity cases. A superior court by agreement of the parties may order removal of a case to the state-wide business court as provided by law. The superior courts shall have such appellate jurisdiction, either alone or by circuit or district, as may be provided by law.

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Georgia Ga. Code Ann. § 15-6-8 Jurisdiction and Powers of Superior Courts

The superior courts have authority: (1) To exercise original, exclusive, or concurrent jurisdiction, as the case may be, of all causes, both civil and criminal, granted to them by the

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Constitution and laws; (2) To exercise the powers of a court of equity; (3) To exercise appellate jurisdiction from judgments of the probate or magistrate courts as provided by law; (4) To exercise a general supervision over all inferior tribunals and to review and correct, in the manner prescribed by law, the judgments of: (A) Magistrates; (B) Municipal courts or councils; (C) Any inferior judicature; (D) Any person exercising judicial powers; and (E) Judges of the probate courts, except in cases touching the probate of wills and the granting of letters of administration, in which a jury must be impaneled; (5) To punish contempt by fines not exceeding $1,000.00, by imprisonment not exceeding 20 days, or both; and (6) To exercise such other powers, not contrary to the Constitution, as are or may be given to such courts by law.

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Georgia Ga. Const. Art. VI, § V, Para. III Jurisdiction of Court of Appeals; Decisions Binding

The Court of Appeals shall be a court of review and shall exercise appellate and certiorari jurisdiction in all cases not reserved to the Supreme Court or conferred on other

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courts by law. The decisions of the Court of Appeals insofar as not in conflict with those of the Supreme Court shall bind all courts except the Supreme Court as precedents.

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Georgia Ga. Const. Art. VI, § VI, Para. II Exclusive Appellate Jurisdiction of Supreme Court

The Supreme Court shall be a court of review and shall exercise exclusive appellate jurisdiction in the following cases: (1)  All cases involving the construction of a treaty or of the

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Constitution of the State of Georgia or of the United States and all cases in which the constitutionality of a law, ordinance, or constitutional provision has been drawn in question; and (2)  All cases of election contest.

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Georgia Ga. Const. Art. VI, § VI, Para. III General appellate jurisdiction of Supreme Court

Unless otherwise provided by law, the Supreme Court shall have appellate jurisdiction of the following classes of cases:(1) Cases involving title to land; (2) All equity cases; (3) All cases

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involving wills; (4) All habeas corpus cases; (5) All cases involving extraordinary remedies; (6) All divorce and alimony cases; (7) All cases certified to it by the Court of Appeals; and (8) All cases in which a sentence of death was imposed or could be imposed. Review of all cases shall be as provided by law.

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Georgia Ga. Const. Art. VI, § VI, Para. IV Jurisdiction Over Questions of Law From State Appellate or Federal District or Appellate Courts

The Supreme Court shall have jurisdiction to answer any question of law from any state appellate or federal district or appellate court.

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Georgia Ga. Code Ann. § 15-3-3 Jurisdiction over Certain Crimes

Pursuant to Article VI, Section V, Paragraph III of the Constitution of this state, the Court of Appeals shall have jurisdiction of the trial and correction of errors of law in cases

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involving the crimes of armed robbery, rape, and kidnapping wherein the death penalty has not been imposed.

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Georgia Ga. Code Ann. § 15-2-8 Powers of Court Generally

The Supreme Court has authority: (1)  To exercise appellate jurisdiction, and in no appellate case to hear facts or examine witnesses; (2)  To hear and determine all cases, civil and criminal, that

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may come before it; to grant judgments of affirmance or reversal, or any other order, direction, or decree required therein; and, if necessary, to make a final disposition of a case in the manner prescribed elsewhere in this Code; (3)  To grant any writ necessary to carry out any purpose of its organization or to compel any inferior tribunal or officers thereof to obey its order; (4)  To appoint its own officers and to commission any person to execute any specific order it may make; (5)  To establish, amend, and alter its own rules of practice and to regulate the admission of attorneys to the practice of law; (6)  To punish for contempt by the infliction of a fine as high as $500.00 or imprisonment not exceeding ten days, or both; and (7)  To exercise such other powers, not contrary to the Constitution of this state, as given to it by law. This paragraph shall not be interpreted to abrogate the inherent power of the court.

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Georgia Ga. Code Ann. § 15-3-3.1 Appellate Jurisdiction of Court of Appeals

(a)  Pursuant to Article VI, Section VI, Paragraph III of the Constitution of this state, the Court of Appeals rather than the Supreme Court shall have appellate jurisdiction in the following classes of

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cases: (1)  Cases involving title to land; (2)  All equity cases, except those cases concerning proceedings in which a sentence of death was imposed or could be imposed and those cases concerning the execution of a sentence of death; (3)  All cases involving wills; (4)  All cases involving extraordinary remedies, except those cases concerning proceedings in which a sentence of death was imposed or could be imposed and those cases concerning the execution of a sentence of death; (5)  All divorce and alimony cases; and (6)  All other cases not reserved to the Supreme Court or conferred on other courts;   (b)  This Code section shall not otherwise affect the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court or the Court of Appeals.

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