SUPERIOR COURT OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
INTERIM ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER
Under authority conferred by the New Hampshire Supreme Court, the following Administrative Order is issued.
Pending distribution of writs bearing the signature of the next Chief Justice of the Superior Court, all writs bearing the signature of former Chief Justice Walter L. Murphy shall be considered valid.1
January 2, 2004
DATE ROBERT E.K. MORRILL
1Parsons v. Swett, 32 N.H. 87, 88
(1855) (writ issued over signature of former chief justice of superior court upheld)
Smith v. Tallman, 87 N.H. 176 (1934) (writs issued by clerkless courts upheld although test not authenticated by clerks signature).
Opinion of the Justices, 119 N.H. 325, 326 (1979) (act providing for universal writ to be used by district and municipal courts not constitutionally infirm).