NEW: Results of the February 2017 Bar Exam
NEW: The Louisiana Supreme Court announced that it will host an exhibit entitled Lawyers Without Rights: Jewish Lawyers in Germany Under the Third Reich. The exhibit will be on display in the Louisiana Supreme Court Law Museum, 400 Royal Street, Monday - Friday, during regular courthouse hours 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M., from April 28 to May 31, 2017
NEW: Attorney Cherrell Simms Taplin has been appointed, by order of the Louisiana Supreme Court, as judge pro tempore of Orleans Parish Civil District Court, Division “J”
NEW: Spring 2017 Proposed Amendments to the Louisiana District Court Rules and Their Appendices
The Court Rules Committee has completed its Spring 2017 proposed amendments to the Louisiana District Court Rules and their Appendices, and these proposed amendments may be found here for thirty days beginning on April 7, 2017:
Spring 2017 Proposed Amendments
Interested parties who wish to comment on the proposed amendments during the thirty-day period may do so via electronic mail, facsimile, or U.S. Mail. Please submit all e-mails to firstname.lastname@example.org. Comments also may be faxed to the Court Rules Committee at 504-310-2606 or mailed to: Court Rules Committee, Louisiana Supreme Court, 400 Royal Street, Suite 1190, New Orleans, LA 70130.
Once the thirty-day period has expired, the Court Rules Committee will review all comments, make any changes it deems appropriate, and then submit a final draft to the Louisiana Supreme Court for review. If approved by the Supreme Court, the amendments will take effect on July 1, 2017.
Court Rules Committee
NEW: Proposed Strategic Plan of the City and Parish Courts, 2017-2021
Comment period expires May 2, 2017
City and Parish court judges:
Please review the Draft Proposed Strategic Plan of the City and Parish Courts, 2012-2016.
To submit feedback on the proposed Strategic plan, please use the following form:
Feedback form with instructions
Comments should be forwarded no later than May 2, 2017
Please contact Julia Spear with any comments or questions
Julia C. Spear, J.D.
Office of the Judicial Administrator
Supreme Court of Louisiana
400 Royal St., Suite 1190
New Orleans, LA 70130-8101
Phone: (504) 310-2629
Fax: (504) 310-2587
NEW: INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED EXHIBIT COMES TO NEW ORLEANS
The highly acclaimed international exhibit, “Lawyers Without Rights: Jewish Lawyers in Germany under the Third Reich,” is coming to New Orleans. The exhibit, which has been shown in more than 100 cities in Germany, the United States, and others parts of the world, will be on view in the museum in the Louisiana Supreme Court building April 28-May 31, 2017.
NEW: The Louisiana Supreme Court announced 24th Judicial District (JDC) Judge John J. Molaison, Jr. and citizen Sibal S. Holt have been appointed as members of the Judiciary Commission of Louisiana
NEW: Louisiana Justice Reinvestment Task Force Report and Recommendations (3/16/17)
Louisiana Twenty-Fourth Judicial District Court (JDC) Judge Scott Schlegel has been selected by the Presidential Leadership Scholars program to participate in a unique leadership development initiative that draws upon the resources of the presidential centers of George W. Bush, William J. Clinton, George H. W. Bush, and Lyndon B. Johnson. Judge Schlegel is one of 60 Scholars chosen for the program’s third annual class
2017 COURT CLOSURE ORDERS
Forms for Louisiana Clerks of Court
Louisiana Judicial College 50 Cent Court Cost Remittance Form (Form A) Revised August 2016 (pdf) (Fillable PDF form)
Revised Monthly Civil Case Reporting Form (pdf) (Fillable PDF form)
Acts 403 & 404 Reporting Form - Civil Case Commitment Reporting for Submission to NICS
Acts 403 & 404 - Commitment - Restoration of Weapons Rights Reporting for Submission to NICS
Report of the Supreme Court of Louisiana to the Louisiana Legislature in Response to H.R. No. 156 of the 2014 Regular Legislative Session
Louisiana Court Interpreter Training Program Information & Registration
(Training/Testing Calendar- 2017)
The Louisiana Supreme Court has enacted Part G, Section 13 of this Court’s General Administrative Rules and Louisiana Civil Case Reporting Form for use in reporting on any case that “has been filed in state district court for damages arising from an offense or quasi-offense.”
Financial Rule for Judges, Justices of the Peace, and Judicial Candidates
List of Delinquent Filers (updated 07/07/16)
PLEASE NOTE: Please be advised that an e-mail is circulating purporting to be a Pretrial Notice for an appearance in “The Court of Louisiana.” Please be aware that this e-mail did not originate from the Louisiana Supreme Court. Additionally, please be aware that any attachment associated with this e-mail may contain a virus and those receiving an e-mail similar to the above should not open the attachment.
2013-C -2879 [PARENTS OF MINOR CHILD] v. GEORGE J. CHARLET, JR., DECEASED, CHARLET FUNERAL HOME, INC., [THE PRIEST], AND THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH OF THE DIOCESE OF BATON ROUGE (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
WEIMER, J., recused.
HUGHES, J., concurs and assigns reasons.
Supreme Court Report in Response to HCR 143
Notice of Public Hearing - HCR 143 Committee - January 23, 2014 (pdf)
HCR 143 Meeting Notice - Presentation (pdf)