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Part Two The Virginia Constitution and Commentary, Art.VI Judiciary

From: The Virginia State Constitution (2nd Edition)

John Dinan

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 18 May 2021

The Judiciary Article has undergone significant changes through the years in regard to the structure of the court system and the selection, tenure, and removal of judges. Regarding the structure of the court system, the Judiciary Article has at various times contained significant details about various courts, including several that are no longer in existence. The 1776 Constitution provided for a General Court, in addition to a Supreme Court of Appeals and several other courts. However, the General Court was not mentioned in the Constitutions of 1830 or 1851, and...
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