SEC. 99-11-1. Jurisdiction of crimes generally.
The several courts of justice organized under the constitution and laws of this state, shall possess the sole and exclusive jurisdiction of trying and punishing all persons in the manner prescribed by law, for crimes and offenses committed in this state, except such as are exclusively cognizable by the courts deriving their jurisdiction from the constitution and laws of the United States.
SOURCES: Codes, 1857, ch. 64, art. 240; 1871, Sec. 2750; 1880, Sec. 2990; 1892, Sec. 1328; 1906, Sec. 1400; Hemingway's 1917, Sec. 1148; 1930, Sec. 1175; 1942, Sec. 2418.