19-2503. Presence of defendant. For the purpose of judgment, if the conviction is for a felony, the defendant must be personally present; if for a misdemeanor, judgment may be pronounced in his absence.
[(19-2503) Cr. Prac. 1864, sec. 436, p. 266; R.S., R.C., & C.L., sec. 7982; C.S., sec. 9025; I.C.A., sec. 19-2403.]