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Effective 02 Sep 1976, see footnote bottom

  V Section 6.  Assignment of judges — authority of supreme court — eligible judges. — The supreme court may make temporary transfers of judicial personnel from one court or district to another as the administration of justice requires, and may establish rules with respect thereto.  Any judge shall be eligible to sit temporarily on any court upon assignment by the supreme court or pursuant to supreme court rule.


Source: Const. of 1945 (Amended August 4, 1970) (Amended August 3, 1976).

(1953) Where regular circuit judge disqualified himself and Supreme Court transferred another judge to try case, regular judge had no jurisdiction to issue temporary injunction to restrain foreclosure sale of property involved in such case. State ex rel. Ellis v. Creech, 364 Mo. 92, 259 S.W.2d 372.

(1953) Where circuit judge was party to suit, he had no authority to disqualify himself and award a change of venue therein under § 508.100. He should have disqualified and requested the Supreme Court to transfer a judge to try the case under §§ 6 and 15, Art. V of the Constitution. Pogue v. Swink, 364 Mo. 306, 261 S.W.2d 40.

(1954) Sections 6 and 15 of Art. V superseded §§ 508.090, 508.100 and 508.140, RSMo, insofar as they provided for a change of venue on disqualification of a judge. State ex rel. Creamer v. Blair, 364 Mo. 927, 270 S.W.2d 1.

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