Section 12-1-11

Appeal to appellate court by attorney or officer from judgment of contempt.

Any attorney or officer who is ordered to be punished for a contempt in the circuit court may appeal to the appropriate appellate court and may stay the execution of any fine or sentence imposed by the execution of a bond, payable to the state, with two sufficient sureties, to be approved by the tribunal appealed from, in a penalty to be fixed by said tribunal, not exceeding $300.00, conditioned to pay the fine and costs, in case of affirmance in whole or in part.

The appellant shall be entitled to bail in such cases upon the execution of an appearance bond, with two or more such sureties, in the penalty of $300.00, payable to the state, conditioned to appear in the court to which his appeal is prosecuted and to abide the result of such appeal, which maybe approved by the sheriff or other officer in whose custody the appellant may be.

On such appeal the question shall be whether the appellant was guilty of contempt, and the sentence or order of the court below may be affirmed, reversed, annulled or modified, according to the judgment of the appellate court. All such appeals shall be tried on the record, which shall be prepared and transmitted to the appropriate appellate court in accordance with the Alabama Rules of Appellate Procedure. On demand of any person so condemned, the judge shall make findings of fact upon which such judgment was predicated within one day from the filing or making of such demand.

(Acts 1965, No. 859, p. 1602.)