SEC. 9-3-1. Districts.
The state shall be divided into three (3) Supreme Court districts, as follows, to wit:
The counties of Bolivar, Claiborne, Copiah, Hinds, Holmes, Humphreys, Issaquena, Jefferson, Kemper, Lauderdale, Leake, Madison, Neshoba, Newton, Noxubee, Rankin, Scott, Sharkey, Sunflower, Warren, Washington and Yazoo shall constitute the First District.
The counties of Adams, Amite, Clarke, Covington, Forrest, Franklin, George, Greene, Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson Davis, Jones, Lamar, Lawrence, Lincoln, Marion, Pearl River, Perry, Pike, Simpson, Smith, Stone, Walthall, Wayne, and Wilkinson shall constitute the Second District.
The counties of Alcorn, Attala, Benton, Calhoun, Carroll, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Clay, Coahoma, DeSoto, Grenada, Itawamba, Lafayette, Lee, Leflore, Lowndes, Marshall, Monroe, Montgomery, Oktibbeha, Panola, Pontotoc, Prentiss, Quitman, Tallahatchie, Tate, Tippah, Tishomingo, Tunica, Union, Webster, Winston and Yalobusha, shall constitute the Third District.
SOURCES: Codes, Hutchinson's 1848, ch. 55, art. 11 (1); 1857, ch. 63, art. 1; 1871, Sec. 402; 1880, Sec. 1397; 1892, Sec. 4337; 1906, Sec. 4900; Hemingway's 1917, Sec. 3179; 1930, Sec. 3357; 1942, Sec. 1941; Laws, 1987, ch. 491, Sec. 1, eff from and after December 14, 1987 (the date the United States Attorney General interposed no objection to the amendment).