Section 12-2-33

Ordering of special sessions of courts, etc.

Whenever in the opinion of the Chief Justice the business in any of the courts is being delayed or is unnecessarily congested or unnecessarily accumulated, he shall order adjourned or special sessions of court or the calling of the cases on the dockets for trial by sending a written order to the clerk of the court, which order shall be spread upon the minutes of the court as a part of the organization thereof, and he may direct the judge of any circuit at any time to call or order an adjourned or special session of any court in the circuit of such judge for the trial of all cases, civil or criminal, and the circuit judge shall immediately make such orders and issue such process and notice as shall be necessary for the calling, convening and holding of such sessions of court according to law.

(Acts 1915, No. 521, p. 592; Code 1923, §10296; Code 1940, T. 13, §39.)