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Image 131 of Inventory of the county archives of Kentucky. No. 57. Jessamine County (Nicholasville)

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1 a 1 1 1 1 - 118 a . ‘. E Cj_yguj_“[·; Cguyb (NGDUJ €I1`t$I`y Circ. 1 ¤been required to take an oath to perform their duties faithfully and to "do A Eszn 1 equal right to the poor and the rich? (18) ‘ Q Manner gf Removal V, _ I gggg 2 ` h ( Judges of the court have always been subject to impeachment by the house. hwg? 1 ‘ of representatives, for misdemeanor; upon impeachment, a judge is tried by ($2) 1 the Senate, and conviction, which must be by two-thirds vote of the senators · I Clrc 1 present, results in removal from office. (19) A judge has also been remov- ( hOlq 1 ‘ able by the governor for any "reasonable cause which shall not be sufficient 0 M&r° 1 ground of impeachment." Such action must be preceded by an address to the ‘h° d 1 1 governor of two-thirds of the members of each house of the legislature; each ·‘ _ 2 address m st state in detail the cause given for removal; the journal of eam ELEE 1 house must also give a detailed statement of the reason. (20) Since 1850, * 1 a judge's residence outside his district has been automatic cause for his removal from office. (21) ( ligg ( Method gf Filling Vacancy l 3;;; A vacancy in the office has been filled by the governor, with the adviw _ Jess 1 and consent of the senate. (22) An act of 1851 has added the stipulation jnth that the governor fill a vacancy within six weeks of receiving-notice of N°Od such vacancy. (25) , ig 1 V S ` Compensation _ . P¤ws From 1802 to 1816, the chief judge received $750-a year, subject to ` deductions for non—attendance and an assistant judge received $2 for each day he served in court. (24) After the office of assistant judge was done away with in 1816, the circuit judge received 81,200 a year (25); an act of 1852 increased his salary to $1,400. (26) His salary was later raised to 1 _ 1 :11:;,ooo (27); and this is his present salary. (ze) 1 Elias First Meetigg_gf_Qgggt ( 1 ¤ thin The court first met April 18, 1805. (29) The first chief judge was ( QT t samuei mnsweii. (so) 1 . _, wm 18. L1rraLL, vet. 3, 1802, P,'41;`gggg, 1891-93, P. 1047; CARROLL, ssc. 972. ` ( “ 3l_ L 19. Comer. gg gZgg,Aar.5,sscs.1#3; Comer. gg lggg,Aar.5,sscs.1-3;'comsr. gg lB9l,SECS.66éF 32_ 20. Gower. gg lZ22,ART,4,SEC. 3; comsr. gg i§§Q,ART,4,SECS, 3,·23;CoNsr. gg lggl,Ssc. NZ- 33_§ 21. Comer. gg jggg,A¤r.4,sac.23; Comer. gg iggl, sac. 129. ` I 34_; 22. Cowsr. gg lZ2Q,ART,3,SEC, 9; Comer, gg i§§Q,ART,3, sac. 9; gggg;. gg,i§gl,·ssc, 152. 35- [ 23. Acre, 1850-51, vet. 1, P. 90. . . _ . ‘ g6_l _ 24. L1rraLL, vet. 3, 1802, P, 43. _ 37_l 25, LETTELL, vet. 5, 1816, P. 347. _ _ _ » _ _ 38.1 26. gggg, 1851-52, P. 170 _ r _ ‘ 7; _ 3g•] 27. ggg. gggg., 1873 so., P. 773. 4 U l h _ ( 40 1 28• Q, ISS-7*88, VOL. I, P, 143; CARROLL, SEC, 4357-5r A - A · p 4l' l 29. "ORDER BOOK QUARTER SESSIONS ccoar", von, C, P. 1, sas awrav 136, , " “ i ° 30. IBID.

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