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 2014 Press Release Index

  1. Attorney Val Patrick Exnicios has been appointed, by order of the Louisiana Supreme Court, as judge pro tempore of Orleans Parish Civil District Court, Section “H,” according to Chief Justice Bernette J. Johnson

  2. Portrait unveiling of Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson

  3. Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson has appointed Associate Justice Marcus R. Clark as Chair of the Judicial Budgetary Control Board

  4. Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson announced that in recognition of March being designated National Women’s History Month, the Louisiana Supreme Court invites citizens to visit the Supreme Court Museum exhibit honoring women in law

  5. The Supreme Court of Louisiana Historical Society and the A. P. Tureaud Sr. Legacy Committee were joined by Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson and the Associate Justices of the Louisiana Supreme Court for the presentation and installation of the portrait of the late New Orleans civil rights attorney Alexander Pierre “A.P.” Tureaud, Sr.

  6. The Louisiana Supreme Court announced that attorney Sandra A. Vujnovich has been appointed Judicial Administrator of the Louisiana Supreme Court, effective March 24, 2014

 

 

 2013 Press Release Index

  1. Chief Justice Catherine D. “Kitty” Kimball retires after 20 years of service on the Louisiana Supreme Court bench

  2. Louisiana Supreme Court Justice Bernette J. Johnson took her official oath of office as Chief Justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court

  3. Friday, March 1, 2013, the Louisiana Supreme Court will celebrate 200 years of service as Louisiana’s highest court. In honor of this occasion, the justices of the Louisiana Supreme Court will preside over Bicentennial Ceremonies commemorating its legal heritage which dates back to 1813

  4. Louisiana Supreme Court Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson celebrated her investiture as Chief Justice in a public ceremony which took place on the steps of the Louisiana Supreme Court. She is the 25th chief justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court and the first African-American chief justice of the court since its establishment in 1813

  5. The Louisiana Supreme Court celebrated 200 years of service as Louisiana’s highest court. In honor of this occasion, the justices of the Louisiana Supreme Court presided over Bicentennial Ceremonies commemorating its legal heritage which dates back to March 1, 1813. The ceremonies took place in the Louisiana Supreme Court courtroom, decorated to recreate the 1913 centennial celebration, which took place 100 years ago

  6. The Louisiana Supreme Court announced that 19th Judicial District Judge Anthony Marabella, Jr. and Shreveport attorney Jerry Edwards have been elected Chair and Vice-Chair of the Judiciary Commission of Louisiana, respectively

  7. 2013 State of the Judiciary Address to the Joint Session of the Louisiana Legislature by Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson, Louisiana Supreme Court of Louisiana

  8. Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson announced, in recognition of Law Day—May 1st, the Louisiana Supreme Court issued a resolution urging all Louisiana state court judges to dedicate the month of May 2013 to reaching out to schools to provide students with an opportunity to learn about the law, the role of judges, and the court system from members of the judiciary

  9. Louisiana Supreme Court Justice Jefferson D. Hughes took a big step Over the Edge for Adoption to increase awareness of the nearly 300 adoption-eligible children in Louisiana’s Foster Care program

10. The Louisiana Supreme Court announced that 15th Judicial District Court Judge Jules D. Edwards, III and John T. M. Baldwin have been appointed as new members of the Judiciary Commission of Louisiana

11. Attorney Michael C. Darnell has been appointed by order of the Louisiana Supreme Court, as judge pro tempore of Orleans Parish Traffic Court, Section “D,” according to Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson

12. The Louisiana Supreme Court announced that Chief Justice Bernette Johnson and 40th Judicial District Court Judge Mary Becnel are the co-chairs of the 35th Annual Conference of the National Association of Women Judges (NAWJ) which will be held at the Ritz-Carlton in New Orleans, October 9-13, 2013

13. Louisiana Supreme Court 143 Committee Statement

14. Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson will be awarded the prestigious Joan Dempsey Klein Award by the National Association of Women Judges (NAWJ) in a ceremony at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Thursday, October 10, 2013.

15. At the Annual Fall Judges Conference, Louisiana Supreme Court Justice Marcus R. Clark swore in the new officers of the Louisiana District Court Judges Association who will serve for the 2013-2014 term

16. The National Association of Women Judges (NAWJ) 35th Annual Conference held in New Orleans October 9 - 13, 2013, was attended by nearly 300 judges, according to Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice and Conference Co-Chair Bernette Joshua Johnson

17. Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson joined the family and friends of retired Supreme Court Justice James L. Dennis, now judge for the United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, for a ceremony unveiling a portrait of Judge Dennis

18. Attorney Richard E. Wilson has been appointed, by order of the Louisiana Supreme Court, as judge pro tempore of the 14th Judicial District Court, Division F, according to Justice Jeannette Theriot Knoll

19. The Louisiana Supreme Court announced that Lake Charles attorney Kenneth Michael Wright has been appointed to the Judiciary Commission of Louisiana for a four-year term commencing September 1, 2013

 

 2012 Press Release Index

  1. Portrait unveiling ceremony of Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Catherine D. “Kitty” Kimball

  2. The Louisiana Supreme Court announced that William “Bill” W. Hall and 4th Judicial District Judge Sharon I. Marchman have been elected Chair and Vice-Chair of the Judiciary Commission of Louisiana, respectively

  3. Chief Justice Catherine D. “Kitty” Kimball announced that she will retire from the Louisiana Supreme Court in January 2013, after 20 years of service on the court

  4. Chief Justice Catherine D. “Kitty” Kimball announced, in recognition of Law Day — May 1st, the Louisiana Supreme Court issued a resolution urging all Louisiana state court judges to dedicate the month of May 2012 to reaching out to schools to provide students with an opportunity to learn about the law, the role of judges, and the court system from members of the judiciary

  5. The Justices of the Louisiana Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the Cabildo’s Sala Capitular, the court’s home from 1853 -1910.  The temporary change in venue commemorated two important dates in the state’s legal history, the bicentennial of Louisiana’s statehood and the establishment of the Louisiana Supreme Court in 1813, as well as Law Day 2012.

  6. Statement issued to clarify recent media accounts related to the dispute over the Office of the Chief Justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court and to provide greater understanding of the procedures and operations of the state Supreme Court

  7.  The Louisiana Supreme Court announced that beginning August 1, 2012, the Court will take a technological step forward as it launches voluntary e-filing (electronic filing) of documents by attorneys

  8.  The Louisiana Supreme Court announced that attorney Mary Whitney has been selected to serve as Special Counsel for the Judiciary Commission of Louisiana

  9. The Louisiana Supreme Court will hold court at Northwestern State University to hear oral arguments

10. The Louisiana Supreme Court will hold court at Northwestern State University today to hear oral arguments on four pending cases

11. The Louisiana Supreme Court announced that 4th Judicial District Court Judge Sharon I. Marchman and 19th Judicial District Court Judge Antony J. Marabella, Jr., have been elected Chair and Vice-Chair of the Judiciary Commission of Louisiana, respectively.

12. Chief Justice Kimball's statement on successor

13. Louisiana Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal Judge Walter J. Rothschild and retired judges Jo Ellen Grant and Carolyn Gill-Jefferson have been assigned as judges pro tempore to the 24th Judicial District Court

14. Retired Judge Hillary J. Crain has been assigned as a judge pro tempore of Division G of the 22nd Judicial District Court

 

 2011 Press Release Index
  1. Chief Justice Catherine D. “Kitty” Kimball announced that the Louisiana Supreme Court has appointed 5 members who will sit on the newly established Committee to Study Plain Civil Jury Instructions
  2. Chief Justice Catherine D. “Kitty” Kimball announced that the Louisiana Supreme Court is considering changes proposed by the Committee on Bar Admissions that would result in a comprehensive and complete overhaul of the Louisiana Bar Examination
  3. Retired Judge Hillary J. Crain has been assigned as judge pro tempore to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal, Division A
  4. The judges of the Court of Appeal, Fourth Circuit, State of Louisiana announced that a panel of judges will “ride the circuit” at the Justice Revius O. Ortique, Jr. Mock Trial Center on the campus of Dillard University
  5. Chief Justice Catherine D. "Kitty" Kimball announced that the Louisiana Supreme Court has kicked off a new program, the Louisiana Judicial Leadership Institute (LJLI), and has selected the inaugural class of 36 judges who will participate in the year-long program
  6. Attorney N. Sundiata Haley has been appointed as judge pro tempore of Orleans Parish Traffic Court, Section “A”
  7. 2011 State of the Judiciary Address to the Joint Session of the House and Senate Louisiana Legislature by Chief Justice Catherine D. Kimball
  8. Chief Justice Catherine D. “Kitty” Kimball announced that significant enhancements have been made to the Louisiana Supreme Court Drug Court Case Management System (DCCM) making it a state-of-the-art means of tracking drug court clients through the drug court process

  9. Attorney Clinton W. Smith has been appointed by order of the Louisiana Supreme Court as judge pro tempore of Division “A,” Orleans Parish Traffic Court

 10. Carol R. LeBlanc and William “Bill” W. Hall have been elected Chair and Vice-Chair of the Judiciary Commission of Louisiana, respectively

 11. Suzanne H. Stinson, 26th Judicial District Court Administrator for Bossier and Webster Parishes, has been re-elected to the Board of Directors of the National Center for State Courts (NCSC)

 12. Scott C. Griffith, Louisiana Supreme Court Deputy Judicial Administrator - Research and Development, was elected to fill one of two At-Large seats on the National Association of Court Management’s (NACM) 15-member Board of Directors

 13. At a ceremony held at the 17th Judicial District Court (JDC), the National Council for DWI Courts presented the 2011 Leadership Award to a member of the 17th JDC drug and treatment court team

 14. Attorney John “Ross” Smith has been appointed by order of the Louisiana Supreme Court as judge pro tempore of Division “A”, Orleans Parish Traffic Court

 15. First Judicial District Court Judge Scott Crichton was elected President of the Louisiana District Court Judges Association (LDJA)

 16. Retired Judge Robert J. Klees has been assigned by order of the Louisiana Supreme Court as judge pro tempore to the 29th Judicial District Court, Division “E”

 17. Attorney Chauntis T. Jenkins has been appointed by order of the Louisiana Supreme Court as judge pro tempore of Division “K-5" of Orleans Parish Civil District Court

 18. At the request of the Louisiana Supreme Court, the United States Marshals Service recently conducted three regional training sessions for Louisiana Sheriffs and their court security personnel in conjunction with the Court’s efforts to improve court security statewide

 

 2010 Press Release Index
  1. 4th Judicial District Court Judge Benjamin Jones has been appointed to serve on the Judicial Budgetary Control Board
  2. Attorney David Chatelain has been appointed as judge pro tempore on the Third Circuit Court of Appeal
  3. Update on Chief Justice Catherine D. Kimball (1/13/10)
  4. Update on Chief Justice Catherine D. Kimball (1/19/10)
  5. Update on Chief Justice Catherine D. Kimball (2/22/10)
  6. The Louisiana Supreme Court - Law Day 2010 activities
  7. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal Judge Max N. Tobias, Jr. elected as the new President and Moderator of The National Consortium on Racial and Ethnic Fairness in the Courts
  8. Louisiana Supreme Court Justice Bernette Johnson to Receive Lawyers' Committee's Distinguished Civil Rights Advocate Award from National Bar Association
  9. Stinson honored for NACM service
 10. First Judicial District Court Judge Scott Crichton was elected First Vice-President of the Louisiana District Court Judges Association (LDJA)
 11. Fourth Judicial District Court Judge Sharon I. Marchman was elected President of the Louisiana District Judges Association (LDJA)
 12. Louisiana Supreme Court Justice Marcus Clark presented a grant check to East Carroll Parish Clerk of Court for the acquisition of a new and improved case management system
 13. Hugh M. Collins, Ph.D., Judicial Administrator of the Louisiana Supreme Court, announced that he will retire after 36 years of service to the state judiciary, effective January 3, 2011
 14. Fifteenth Judicial District Court Judge Jules D. Edwards, III, was elected Treasurer of the Louisiana District Court Judges Association (LDJA)
 15. Ninth Judicial District Court Judge Harry F. Randow was elected Second Vice-President of the Louisiana District Court Judges Association (LDJA)
 16. Timothy F. Averill has been selected to serve as Judicial Administrator of the Louisiana Supreme Court
 17. Retired Judge Robert L. Lobrano has been assigned as judge pro tempore of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal, Division A

 18. Attorney Jack M. Dampf has been appointed as judge pro tempore of East Baton Rouge Family Court, Division C

 

 2009 Press Release Index
  1. Justice John Weimer has been named to serve as the board chairman on the Judicial Budgetary Control Board
  2. Judge Frank A. Marullo has been appointed to serve on the Judicial Budgetary Control Board
  3. Judge Pamela Baker has been appointed to serve on the Judicial Budgetary Control Board
  4. Chief Justice Catherine D. Kimball announced that the Court’s recently-adopted amendments to the Rules of Professional Conduct pertaining to lawyer advertising will become effective on October 1, 2009, rather than April 1, 2009, as previously announced.
  5. Eleven of Louisiana’s 47 Drug Court Programs were awarded certificates by the Louisiana Supreme Court during the 11th Annual Louisiana Association of Drug Court Professionals Conference; 16th JDC Judge Keith Comeaux receives Jake Hadley Award
  6. The Louisiana Supreme Court’s award-winning web site has recently expanded to include a language translation tool
  7. Justice Chet D. Traylor has announced that he will retire from the Supreme Court of Louisiana, effective
May 31, 2009, after twelve years of service on the court
  8. The 2009 Spring Judges Conference will feature an intensive, day-long agenda of training on capital litigation that is mandatory for all newly elected state court judges
  9. Chief Justice Catherine D. “Kitty” Kimball announced, by unanimous decision, the justices of the Louisiana Supreme Court have appointed Fourth Judicial District Court Judge Benjamin Jones as justice pro tempore of the Louisiana Supreme Court, Fourth District, to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Justice Chet D. Traylor
 10. The Law Library of Louisiana is hosting a free continuing legal education (CLE) program in recognition of Law Day 2009
 11. 2009 State of the Judiciary Address to the Joint Session of the House and Senate Louisiana Legislature by Chief Justice Catherine D. Kimball
 12. Associate Justice Greg G. Guidry investiture ceremony as Supreme Court justice, representing the First Louisiana Supreme Court District
 13. Chief Justice Catherine D. Kimball announced that the Court’s recently-adopted amendments to the Rules of Professional Conduct pertaining to lawyer advertising have been further amended in response to recommendations received from the Louisiana State Bar Association
 14. Chief Justice Catherine D. Kimball announced that the Louisiana Supreme Court has appointed 16 members who will sit on the newly established Pro Se Litigant Task Force
 15. Carol R. Leblanc and William W. Hall have been appointed to the Judiciary Commission of Louisiana
 16. The Louisiana State Bar Association’s Bar Admissions Education Initiative Receives 2009 ABA Professionalism Award
 17. Charles B. Plattsmier, Chief Disciplinary Counsel for the Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board, has been selected as a recipient of the American Bar Association Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs (CoLAP) 2009 Meritorious Service Award
 18. Chief Justice Catherine D. Kimball announced that the Louisiana Supreme Court has appointed 6 members who will sit on the newly established Louisiana Supreme Court Task Force on Court Security
 19. Christian W. Andrieu, Chief Information Officer (CIO) within the Judicial Administrator’s Office of the Louisiana Supreme Court, announced his retirement after 13 years of service to the state judiciary
 20. Justice Greg G. Guidry presented a grant check to Beauregard Parish Clerk of Court for the acquisition of a new and improved case management system
 21. Attorney James M. Williams has been appointed as judge pro tempore of Orleans Parish Civil District Court, Section “J”
 22. Justice Bernette J. Johnson to receive the 2010 ABA Spirit of Excellence Award for Diversity Leadership
 23. First Circuit Court of Appeal Judge John Michael Guidry has been appointed by the Conference of Court of Appeal Judges to serve as their representative on the Judicial Council of the Louisiana Supreme Court
 24. Attorney William C. Credo, III, has been appointed as judge pro tempore of the 24th Judicial District Court, Section “A”

 

 2008 Press Release Index
  1. Attorney Mathile Abramson appointed as judge pro tempore of Division “D,” Twenty-Third Judicial District
  2. 10th Annual Louisiana Association of Drug Court Professionals Training Conference held in New Orleans; Judge Sharon Ingram Marchman receives the prestigious Jake Hadley Award
  3. Attorney Byron C. Williams has been appointed as judge pro tempore of Division “E,” Orleans Parish Criminal District Court
  4. Louisiana Supreme Court Information Technology Department received a 2007 Global Excellence Award for Excellence in Business Process Management (BPM) and workflow implementation
  5. The Louisiana Supreme Court adopted a Court Rule which enacts financial disclosure provisions for state court judges and revised Canon 6 of the Code of Judicial Conduct relative to the restrictions on the receipt and reporting of gifts by judges
  6. Attorney Harvetta Strozier Colvin has been appointed as judge pro tempore of Shreveport City Court, Division “C”
  7. 2008 State of the Judiciary address to the joint session of the house and senate Louisiana legislature by Chief Justice Pascal F. Calogero, Jr.
  8. The Louisiana Supreme Court announced that Sharonda R. Williams and Mark A. Delphin have been appointed to the Judiciary Commission of Louisiana
  9. The Louisiana Supreme Court has appointed retired Judge Robert J. Klees to serve as Supernumerary Judge Pro Tempore of the 25th Judicial District, Parish of Plaquemines
 10. The Louisiana Supreme Court Drug Court Office will hold a New Drug Court Training in Monroe, Louisiana during the week of May 5, 2008
 11. Charles Connell Wilson has been assigned as Justice of the Peace pro tempore for the Parish of St. Charles, Justice of the Peace District One
 12. Attorney Chris J. Roy, Sr. appointed as judge pro tempore of the Court of Appeal, Third Circuit
 13. Chief Justice Pascal F. Calogero, Jr. announced the Court’s adoption of comprehensive amendments to the Rules of Professional Conduct pertaining to lawyer advertising
 14. Attorney Deborah Majeeda Snead has been appointed as judge pro tempore of Division “E,” Orleans Parish Criminal District Court
 15. The Louisiana Judicial Campaign Oversight Committee will be conducting educational seminars throughout the state
 16. Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Pascal Calogero, Jr. announced today that the Louisiana Supreme Court will be open on Friday, August 29, 2008 from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. to receive court filings
 17. Chief Justice Pascal F. Calogero, Jr. announced the Louisiana Supreme Court received a letter of apology for the numerous errors contained in the article, The Louisiana Supreme Court in Question: An Empirical and Statistical Study of the Effects of Campaign Money on the Judicial Function
 18. Chief Justice Pascal Calogero, Jr. announced that the Court's recently-adopted amendments to the Rules of Professional Conduct pertaining to lawyer advertising will become effective on April 1, 2009, rather than December 1, 2008, as previously announced
 19. The Louisiana Supreme Court announced that First Circuit Court of Appeal Judge John Michael Guidry has been appointed to the Louisiana Judicial College Board of Governors
 20. The justices of the Louisiana Supreme Court honored Chief Justice Pascal F. Calogero, Jr. in an en banc ceremony held in the Supreme Court courtroom
  21. Attorney Christopher H. Riviere was recognized for his service as a member of the Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board in a ceremony at the Louisiana Supreme Court
  22. Justice Catherine D. “Kitty” Kimball will be sworn-in as Chief Justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court, making her the first woman in the history of the state to be Chief Justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court
  23. Attorney Preston Joseph Castille, Jr. has been appointed to serve as judge pro tempore of Division “B,” Baton Rouge City Court

 

 2007 Press Release Index
  1. Judicial Candidates Urged to Contact Campaign Oversight Committee
  2. Chief Justice Calogero announces beginning in January 2007, the Louisiana Supreme Court’s oral arguments will be broadcast live on the Internet through the Court’s website
  3. Portrait unveiling of retired Justice Revius O. Ortique, Jr., the first African-American elected to sit on the Louisiana Supreme Court
  4. John C. Welborn, Jr. assigned as Justice of the Peace pro tempore
  5. Order increasing the annual disciplinary fee assessment paid by lawyers
  6. Portrait unveiling of former Fourth Circuit Judge Ernest N. “Dutch” Morial, the first African-American to sit on the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal
  7. Louisiana Supreme Court Justice Bernette J. Johnson hosted 120 seventh and eighth grade students from Sophie B. Wright Academy of Excellence for Law Day 2007
  8. The Supreme Court of Louisiana Historical Society announced the opening of the Louisiana Supreme Court Museum
  9. 2007 State of the Judiciary address to the joint session of the house and senate Louisiana legislature by Pascal F. Calogero, Jr.
10. Louisiana Protective Order Registry Receives FBI Award
11. Chief Justice Pascal F. Calogero, Jr. to receive the Fourth Annual Dwight D. Opperman Award for Judicial Excellence
12. Suzanne H. Stinson, Court Administrator for the 26th Judicial District Court, became a Fellow of the Institute for Court Management (ICM)
13. Attorney Bonita Preuett-Armour has been appointed to the Judicial Campaign Oversight Committee
14. Louisiana Judicial Campaign Oversight Committee to conduct an Educational Seminar on September 25, 2007
15. Louisiana Judicial Administrator Hugh M. Collins, Ph.D. awarded the prestigious Kenneth Palmer Award
16. The 2007 New Orleans Area Inns of Court Annual Meeting held at the Louisiana Supreme Court
17. Louisiana Chief Justice Pascal F. Calogero, Jr. to receive the Fourth Annual Dwight D. Opperman Award for Judicial Excellence

 

 2006 Press Release Index
  1. Amendments to the Louisiana Rules of Professional Conduct concerning financial assistance to clients
  2. Chief Justice Pascal F. Calogero, Jr. announces that the Conference of Chief Justices 2007 Mid-Year Meeting will be held in New Orleans
  3. Chief Justice Pascal F. Calogero, Jr. announces the Court's promulgation of amendments to the lawyer discipline rules, and to the Rules of Professional Conduct, to provide for trust account overdraft notification
  4. Seven Louisiana judges and one mediator recognized by national publication featuring 500 leading judges in America
  5. Chief Justice Pascal F. Calogero, Jr. announces the Court's adoption of an Emergency Pro Bono Criminal Legal Assistance Rule for Orleans Parish
  6. Attorney Ernest L. Jones appointed judge pro tempore of Division “A,” Civil District Court
  7. Dedication ceremony held establishing the square city block on which the Louisiana Supreme Court Building sits as Judge Fred J. Cassibry Square

 

 2005 Press Release Index
  1. Janzen to serve as Chief Judge of Jefferson Parish Juvenile Court
  2. James R. Dagate, Michael S. Walsh, Charles C. Beard and Martin Louis Chehotsky appointed to the Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board
  3. State Supreme Court to sit at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond
  4. Changes to Rules 5.5 and 8.5 of the Louisiana Rules of Professional Conduct, the adoption of a new "in-house   counsel" rule, and transitional rules pertaining to the in-house counsel rule.
  5. 19th Judicial District Drug Court Treatment Program graduates 12
  6. Louisiana Supreme Chief Justice Pascal F. Calogero, Jr., presented with Beacon of Justice Award by the Southeast Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), honoring the Chief Justice as Jurist of the Year.
  7. 2005 State of the Judiciary Address
  8. Ciaravella and 21st JDC Judge Morrision appointed to the Judiciary Commission of Louisiana
  9. The Louisiana Protective Order Registry (LPOR), a program of the Judicial Administrator's Office of the Louisiana Supreme Court, will conduct a half-day training seminar in New Iberia on June 24, 2005
10. Retired Judge Andrew B. Gallagher has been appointed to the Judicial Campaign Oversight Committee and former committee members Debra Simmons Neveu, Dr. Christopher Cenac, and Gale B. Clausen have been re-appointed.
11. Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Pascal F. Calogero, Jr. announces the Conference of Chief Justices’ adoption of a resolution on wrongful criminal convictions.
12. Louisiana Supreme Court Update from Chief Justice Pascal F. Calogero, Jr.
13. Williams appointed judge pro tempore of 24th JDC Division C
14. October 25, 2005 Press Release on return to Royal Street and updated closure and filing information
15. October 26, 2005 Press Release concerning Continuing Legal Education carryover hours.
16. Louisiana Supreme Court returns to Royal Street Courthouse Monday, December 5, 2005
17. Attorney Sam A. LeBlanc, lll appointed to serve as judge pro tempore of the First District, Division "B," Court of Appeal, Fifth Circuit
18. Location and Contact Information for Courts affected by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita

 

 2004 Press Release Index
  1. Planchard appointed to Third Circuit Court of Appeal
  2. Scofield appointed to Third Circuit Court of Appeal
  3. State Supreme Court to Sit at Centenary College in Shreveport
  4. Justice Kimball receives Alton E. "Jake" Hadley Award from LADCP
  5. Bruno appointed to Civil District Court
  6. Swartz appointed to Slidell City Court
  7. Darnell appointed judge pro tempore of Orleans Parish Juvenile Court, Section "C"
  8. Louisiana Protective Order Registry (LPOR) to conduct two training seminars in Franklin
  9. Louisiana Judicial Campaign Oversight Committee to conduct educational seminars
10. Loyola University New Orleans School of Law joins in 200-year celebration of the French Civil Code
11. Dupont appointed judge pro tempore of Plaquemine City Court
12. Louisiana Supreme Court Building Dedication Ceremony and Open House
13. Joseph appointed judge pro tempore of 19th Judicial District Court, Division N
14. Tiemann assigned as judge pro tempore of 24th Judicial District Court, Division C
15. Waterman appointed judge pro tempore of 21st Judicial District Court, Division F
16. National Adoption Day Celebrated

 

 2003 Press Release Index
  1. Klees Pro Temp Orleans Parish Juvenile Court
  2. State Supreme Court to Come to University of Louisiana at Monroe
  3. State Supreme Court Sits at University of Louisiana at Monroe
  4. 2003 State of the Judiciary Address
  5. Law Day 2003
  6. Louisiana Supreme Court Hosts Law Day Activities
  7. Louisiana Supreme Court Law Day Poster Contest Winners
  8. Women's Leadership Initiative's 2nd Annual Public Policy Breakfast
  9. Williams and Panzeca appointed to Orleans Parish Criminal District Court
10. Louisiana Supreme Court approves appellate Pilot Mediation Program proposed by First Circuit Court of Appeal
11. Fedoroff appointed to Orleans Parish Civil District Court
12. Landrieu appointed to Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal
13. Howard and Brown appointed to Orleans Parish Civil District Court
14. Judicial Council creates Court Cost/Fee Committee

15. Governor Foster Honored During Ceremony at Royal Street Courthouse

 

 2002 Press Release Index
  1. Judicial Campaign Oversight Committee
  2. Law Day 2002
  3. Appointment of Judicial Campaign Oversight Committee
  4. 2002 "Do The Write Thing Challenge"
  5. Bissonet Elementary School
  6. State Supreme Court to Come to Nicholls State University
  7. Supreme Court approves Judicial Campaign Oversight Committee Rules, Complaint Form & Acknowledgement of Canon 7 of the Louisiana Code of Judicial Conduct
  8. Patterson Pro Temp First Circuit Court of Appeal
  9. Trammell Pro Temp 4th JDC
10. Judicial Campaign Oversight Committee to Conduct Statewide Educational Seminars
11. Louisiana Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments at Nicholls State University
12. Hanemann Pro Temp 32nd JDC
13. New officers elected during the Louisiana Fall Judges Conference

 

 2001 Press Release Index
  1. Judges in the Classroom
  2. Retired Judge Burns Pro Temp 24th JDC
  3. Court Rules Committee
  4. Justice Lemmon Retires
  5. State of the Judiciary Speech
  6. Retired Judge Lobrano Pro Temp Supreme Court
  7. Lobrano and Toney-Williams Pro Temp Supreme Court
  8. Committee to Study Lawyers Financial Assistance
  9. Rule change - Lawyer Disbarment
10. Judge Conery MJS degree
11. Justice of the Peace Sirgo
12. Justice of the Peace Lacoste
13. Retired Judge Klees Pro Temp 17th JDC
14. deLauney and Roy Pro Temp Alexandria City Court
15. Justice Weimer
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