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Interpreters — Rule 4
are returned to the library, and shall be responsible generally for the safe-keeping and proper condition of the books and furniture in the library room. The assistant to the librarian shall have charge of the library for the use of the justices of the Supreme Court. He shall attend at the county courthouse from ten o'clock in the morning until four o'clock in the afternoon, and as much longer as any justice of the Supreme Court shall require, and he shall be responsible for the safety and condition of the books in the library and of the furniture in the library room, and for the return of all books taken to the court rooms or elsewhere. No books appertaining to that library shall, under any circumstances, be removed from the county courthouse, and the assistant librarian shall enforce all orders in regard to the safe-keeping and preservation of such books as shall be made from time to time by a justice of the Supreme Court.
Rule 4. Interpreters
The Justices of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court in the First Department will detail one of the interpreters to act as chief interpreter whose duty it will be to attend at the courthouse on each day, except on Sundays and legal holidays, from ten o'clock in the morning until four o'clock in the afternoon and until each Trial and Special Term of the court shall have adjourned. He shall keep a record, in a book to be provided for that purpose, of the time on each day at which each interpreter of the court shall report for duty and the time at which each interpreter leaves the courthouse. He shall assign each interpreter to duty in the particular branch of the court at which his services are required, and shall make a monthly report to the Presiding Justice of the Supreme Court in the First Department as to the attendance of
interpreters, specifying the days and portions of days that each interpreter shall have been absent and the manner in which each of the interpreters has performed his duties, and with such other recommendations as he shall consider proper. He shall at all times obey the directions of any of the Justices of the Supreme Court as to the performance of his duties and furnish interpreters for the several parts of the court when called upon to do so. The other interpreters shall attend on each day, ex'cept on Sundays and legal holidays, from ten o'clock in the morning until four o'clock in the afternoon, and as much later as any branch of the court is in session. They shall be under the general direction of the chief interpreter and shall attend at each branch of the court as required either by him or by a Justice of the Supreme Court. Each interpreter shall also render any service required by any Justice of the Supreme Court, whether in court or out of court. They shall report to the chief interpreter their arrival at and departure from the courthouse and generally shall obey his instructions in regard to the performance of their duties. When not actually engaged at a term of the court the interpreters will be in attendance at a room to be provided for that purpose, so as to be always available when their services are required. (Amended Dec. 16, 1908.)
Rule 5. Crier and assistant
The crier of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court shall assign the attendants to the Appellate Division and to the various Special and Trial Terms of the Supreme Court. He shall have general charge of all the attendants and it shall be his duty to see that they properly perform their duties. He shall report to the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court any one of such attendants
Attendants - Rule 6
who fails to attend and perform the duties required of him, or who in any way misconducts himself. He shall attend at each session of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court and shall open and adjourn said court except when his attendance is dispensed with by the presiding justice. He shall make a report each month to the Appellate Division of any violation of any of the rules of the court of which he is cognizant, and shall perform such other duties as the presiding justice or the Appellate Division shall require.
The assistant to the said crier shall attend at the county courthouse in the city of New York, on each day from ten o'clock in the morning until four o'clock in the afternoon, and as much longer as his attendance shall be required by any of the justices of the court, or while any branch of the court is in session. In the absence of the crier he shall perform all the duties of the crier, and shall perform such other duties as any justice of the Supreme Court, or the crier, shall require. The assistant crier shall wear while in court, or in the discharge of his duties, a uniform such as is now established for the crier of the Supreme Court.
Rule 6. Attendants
The attendants shall each day attend the various branches or terms of the court to which they are assigned by the crier from ten o'clock in the morning until four o'clock in the afternoon, or so much longer as the court is in session or as a justice of the Supreme Court requires them to attend. They shall report to the clerk of the parts to which they are assigned the hour of their arrival and before they leave. They shall wear the uniform now prescribed for the attendants of the Supreme Court. In addition to their ordinary duties in court they shall
perform such other duties as may be required of them by a justice of the Supreme Court, by the special deputy clerk of the part to which they are assigned, or by the crier or assistant to the crier.
Rule 7. Return to commissioner of jurors
The special deputy clerk assigned to each of the Trial Terms of the court shall, within five days after the discharge from service of each of the panels of the trial jurors, make a full and complete return to the commissioners of jurors and to the special deputy clerk of Part IV of the Trial Term, showing:
1. The name and residence of each juror who attended and served; the number of days the juror attended for the purpose of serving, and the number of days he actually served.
2. The name and residence of each juror who was excused or discharged, with the reason therefor.
3. The name and residence of each juror notified who did not attend or serve.
4. The name and residence of each person fined, and the date and amount of his fine, and the part of the court at which the fine was imposed, and the name of the justice who held the same (unless the fine has been remitted).
The special deputy clerk of Part IV shall keep a record showing all the above facts in reference to all the jurors notified to attend at any of the Trial Terms of said court, and shall, within ten days after the discharge from service of each of the panels of trial jurors, make a return to the counsel to the corporation of all fines imposed, which return shall give the name of each person fined, his address, the amount of the fine, the date when imposed, the part of the court at which the fine was imposed and the name of the justice who held the same.
Hearing of Questions — Rules 1, 2
RULES TO PROMOTE THE EFFICIENT ADMINISTRATION
OF JUSTICE IN RELATION TO THE HEARING AND DETERMINATION OF QUESTIONS ARISING UNDER THE ELECTION LAW
All applications to the Supreme Court or a justice thereof to review the determination and acts of the election officers under section 56 of the Election Law (chap. 909 of the Laws of 1896, as amended); all applications for a writ of mandamus under section 114 of the said Election Law, and all other applications to the Supreme Court or a justice thereof under any of the other provisions of the said Election Law, shall be made to Special Term, Part I of the Supreme Court of the First Judicial District. The justice assigned to such term may hear and determine any such proceeding or may assign any of such proceedings to the other parts of the Special Term for hearing and decision, and such application shall have precedence over all other business at any part of the Special Term. The final order determining such special proceeding should in each case state the facts found by the Special Term upon which the determination is made and the determination of the court upon the facts thus stated.
Appeal from any final order entered in a proceeding specified in Rule 1 shall be brought on for hearing at such time on such day as the Appellate Division shall designate by an order which will be granted on the application of any party to such a special proceeding.