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     16-1A-12.   Suspension of judge on conviction of crime--Reversal of conviction--Removal when conviction final. On recommendation of the commission or on its own motion, the Supreme Court may suspend a judge from office without salary when he pleads guilty or no contest, or is found guilty of a crime punishable as a felony under South Dakota or federal law, or of any crime that involves moral turpitude. If his conviction is reversed, the suspension shall terminate, and he shall be paid his salary for the period of suspension. If he is suspended and his conviction becomes final the Supreme Court shall remove him from office.

Source: SL 1973, ch 136, ยง 12.


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