Court News
12-20-2018 Louisiana Supreme Court retired Chief Justice Pascal F. Calogero, Jr., 87, died on December 20, 2018. Chief Justice Calogero was the longest-serving justice in the history of the Louisiana Supreme Court, serving for 36 years, from January 10, 1973 to December 31, 2008. He served as Chief Justice for 18 years, from April 1, 1990 to December 31, 2008
12-20-2018 REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS 2018-004
The Supreme Court of Louisiana (“Court”) invites qualified attorneys licensed to practice law in Louisiana with a degree or experience in Information Systems to submit proposals to serve as an independent legal consultant for the Court Case Management Information Systems (CMIS) office. Sealed proposals will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. (CST) on Thursday, January 17, 2019.
12-14-2018 Orleans Parish Juvenile Court
12-14-2018 INVITATION TO BID 2018-101
The Supreme Court of Louisiana invites qualified vendors to submit bids to provide office supplies to the Louisiana Supreme Court. Sealed bids will be accepted until 10:00 a.m. (CST) on November 30, 2018, and then publicly opened and read in the 4th Floor Courtroom, Supreme Court of Louisiana, 400 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130.
11-21-2018 East Baton Rouge Family Court
11-21-2018 10th Judicial District Court
11-06-2018 Election Day Closures
10-19-2018 Baton Rouge City Court
10-18-2018 At a meeting of its general membership, the Louisiana District Judges Association elected new officers for the 2018-2019 term
10-11-2018 REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS 2018-03
The Supreme Court of Louisiana, Office of the Judicial Administrator (“Court”) invites qualified Court and Community Liaison in Louisiana to submit proposals to serve as an independent training consultant to the Louisiana Protective Order Registry (“LPOR”). Sealed proposals will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. (CST) on Monday, November 12, 2018.
10-04-2018 30th Judicial District Court
10-01-2018 Louisiana judges, dressed in their robes, gathered at St. Louis Cathedral in Jackson Square Monday, October 1 for the 66th annual Red Mass ceremony
10-01-2018 Jefferson Water Main Break
09-14-2018 The Louisiana Supreme Court will celebrate National Constitution Day Monday, September 17, 2018, by giving away free pocket-sized copies of the U.S. Constitution at the Royal Street courthouse.
09-13-2018 Court Cost Guidelines and Form
09-05-2018 Tropical Storm Gordon
08-23-2018 7th Judicial District Court
08-09-2018 29th Judicial District Court
08-07-2018 Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson, Justice John L. Weimer, and Justice James T. Genovese hosted Governor John Bel Edwards and college students selected to participate in the inaugural Louisiana Governor’s Fellows Program.
08-07-2018 Judge Peter J. Garcia, 22nd Judicial District Court recognized with 2018 Sam Cochran Criminal Justice Award
08-03-2018 Iberville Parish Closures
07-11-2018 29th JDC Court Closure Order
06-22-2018 30th JDC Court Closure Order
05-17-2018 Orleans Civil District Court Closure Order
05-11-2018 Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson hosted students from L.B. Landry-O.P. Walker College and Career Preparatory High School, and McDonogh 35 Senior High School at the Louisiana Supreme Court building in observance of Law Day
05-04-2018 30th JDC Court Closure Order
05-01-2018 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 2018 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
04-25-2018 15th JDC Closure Order
04-23-2018 2018 State of the Judiciary Address to the Joint Session of the Louisiana Legislature by Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson, Supreme Court of Louisiana
04-23-2018 Aimed at reducing the jail population in New Orleans, a new Public Safety Assessment (PSA) model was unveiled to assist judges and the Orleans Parish Criminal District Court Pretrial Services department with assessing the risk level defendants pose if released pending trial
04-20-2018 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
04-17-2018 Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson hosted Port-au-Prince Bar Association Bâtonnier Stanley Gaston, April 3, at the Louisiana Supreme Court building
04-13-2018 10th JDC Closure Order
04-10-2018 REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS 2018-02
The Judiciary Commission of Louisiana, Supreme Court of Louisiana invites qualified vendors to submit proposals for replacement of the current Matter and Case Management System. Sealed proposals will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. (CST) on Thursday, May 10, 2018.
04-02-2018 REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS 2018-001
The Louisiana Judicial College, Supreme Court of Louisiana is requesting Statements of Qualifications from qualified individuals (retired specialty court judges) interested in serving as an independent consultant to the new Louisiana Highway Safety Commission Judicial Outreach Liaison Program. Statements of Qualifications will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. (CT), on Friday, April 27, 2018.
03-01-2018 2017 Louisiana Supreme Court Annual Report
02-12-2018 29th JDC Court Closure Order
02-07-2018 Louisiana Supreme Court Division of Children and Families Director Alanah Odoms Hebert has been selected by the Presidential Leadership Scholars (PLS) 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. Hebert is one of 59 scholars chosen for the program's fourth annual class
02-02-2018 REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS LASC 2018-001
01-31-2018 Shreveport City Court Judge Sheva M. Sims was elected as District 6 Director of the National Association of Women Judges (NAWJ) at the NAWJ’s 39th Annual Conference in Atlanta, Georgia
01-16-2018 Court Closure Orders
01-12-2018 Catahoula Parish Courthouse Closure
01-01-2018 Supreme Court Tasks LSBA with MCLE Administration
01-01-2018 Language Access Training
01-01-2018 Holiday Closures