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Part Two The Kentucky Constitution and Commentary, The Judicial Department

From: The Kentucky State Constitution (2nd Edition)

Robert M. Ireland

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 08 May 2021

The judicial power of the Commonwealth shall be vested exclusively in one Court of Justice which shall be divided into a Supreme Court, a Court of Appeals, a trial court of general jurisdiction known as the Circuit Court and a trial court of limited jurisdiction known as the District Court. The court shall constitute a unified judicial system for operation and administration. The impeachment powers of the General Assembly shall remain inviolate. In 1975, by approving a major amendment to the current constitution, the voters adopted a unified judicial system. The...
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