28 U.S. Code § 143 - Vacant judgeship as affecting proceedings

When the office of a district judge becomes vacant, all pending process, pleadings and proceedings shall, when necessary, be continued by the clerk until a judge is appointed or designated to hold such court.


(June 25, 1948, ch. 646, 62 Stat. 898.)
Historical and Revision Notes

Based on title 28, U.S.C., 1940 ed., § 26 (Mar. 3, 1911, ch. 231, § 22,36 Stat. 1090).
The last clause of section 26 of title 28, U.S.C., 1940, ed., prescribing the powers of a designated judge was omitted as covered by section 296 of this title.
Minor changes were made in phraseology.

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