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On three occasions from , the State of Louisiana was divided into two judicial districts. The Eastern and Western Districts, which were established by an act of Congress in , were combined into one district in and Opelousas, the court seat for the Western District, ceased functioning. The Louisiana Circuit Courts of Appeal are the intermediate appellate courts for the state of Louisiana.. There are five circuits, each covering a different group of parishes. Each circuit is subdivided into three districts. As with the Louisiana Supreme Court, the regular judicial terms on the courts of appeal are ten years.. The courts of appeal are housed in the following cities in Louisiana. This act abolished the Western District of Louisiana and reorganized Louisiana as a single judicial district with one judgeship for the district court. March 3, 21 Stat. Louisiana again divided into two judicial districts, the Eastern and the Western, with one judgeship authorized for each district. Ma 52 Stat. The 2nd Judicial District of the Louisiana District Courts covers the Claiborne, Bienville and Jackson Parishes of Louisiana. It is one of Louisiana's 42 judicial districts. One judge handles both criminal and civil cases in each parish.
Tiffany Foxworth won a seat on the 19th Judicial District Court by only 27 votes in Baton Rouge's Saturday election. Johnell Matthews was also elected a city court judge by a . The translated content is provided by Google; the Louisiana Supreme Court has no direct control over the translated content as it appears using this tool. Therefore, only the English version is the official version provided by the Louisiana Supreme Court. CHAP. An act to divide the State of Louisiana into two judicial districts. Mach 3, Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the parishes of Caddo, Bos- Louisiana divid-sier, Webster, Claiborne, Union, Morehouse, West Carroll, East Carroll, ed into two judi-. U.S. District Judge Shelly Dick in Baton Rouge in August ordered Terrebonne divided into smaller districts to elect judges after state lawmakers failed to .
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