Missouri Constitution Section

Article V
JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT
Section 1
November 14, 2016
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Judicial power--constitutional courts.

Section 1. The judicial power of the state shall be vested in a supreme court, a court of appeals consisting of districts as prescribed by law, and circuit courts.

Source: Const. of 1875, Art. VI, §§ 1, 12; Amdt. of 1884, §§ 2, 3; Sch. of 1875, §§ 4, 5.

(Amended August 4, 1970)

(Amended August 3, 1976)

(2010) The court of appeals is one court with multiple districts; decisions of a particular district are binding on all circuit courts. Akins v. Director of Revenue, 303 S.W.3d 563, 567 n.4 (Mo. banc).


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