CONTACT PERSON: ROBERT GUNN
| APRIL 20, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson will make the State of the Judiciary
address before a joint session of the legislature on Monday, April 23, 2018, at 2:00 PM. All Justices of the
Supreme Court will be in attendance for the address which will take place in the chambers of the House of Representatives.
The first State of the Judiciary address by a Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice to the Legislature
was in 1997, and this will be Chief Justice Johnson’s third State of the Judiciary address since becoming Chief
Justice in 2013. The speech will be live-streamed from the Legislature’s website at www.legis.la.gov.
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