PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER
MAY 17, 2002
STATE SUPREME COURT TO COME TO NICHOLLS STATE UNIVERSITY
As part of its month-long
celebration of the law this May, the Louisiana Supreme Court
announced today that it will hear oral arguments at Nicholls
State University on Thursday, Sept. 5.
The visit to Nicholls
State University is part of an ongoing effort by the court
system to strengthen partnerships with educators at every
level and to teach students about the day-to-day operations
of Louisiana's courts.
Supreme Court Justice
John L. Weimer, a 1976 graduate of Nicholls and a former teacher
of Business Law at NSU, said, "Not only is this an outstanding
opportunity for the community and for students from the region
to learn about our state's highest court, but it is also an
opportunity for the justices to learn about this region of
Members of the community,
particularly high school and college students, are invited
to watch the court proceedings in NSU's Talbot Theater. Seating
will be on a first-come, first- served basis.
Supreme Court celebrates Law Day on May 1 each year. In 2002,
the entire month of May is dedicated to reaching out to schools
to provide students with an opportunity to learn about the
law, the role of a judge and the court system from members
of the judiciary.