Court News
05-22-2020 E-filing Scheduled Maintenance
05-22-2020 COVID 19 LA Court News and Information
05-21-2020 LASC COVID19 News and Information
05-20-2020 2019 Louisiana Supreme Court Annual Report
05-15-2020 Louisiana Supreme Court Website Gets a New Look and Adds a New Resource
The Louisiana Supreme Court announced the launch of a new and improved website with expanded digital technology for a more user-friendly experience across a range of devices such as laptops, desktops as well as mobile devices. The website,, is used by the Court to share information of interest to Louisiana citizens. The new website also now includes a searchable page containing judicial financial disclosure statements.
05-08-2020 The Louisiana Supreme Court and Louisiana Supreme Court Committee on Bar Admissions Announce Changes to the July 2020 Bar Examination
05-07-2020 Forms for Louisiana Clerks of Court
05-01-2020 Proposed Spring 2020 District Court Rule Amendments
04-24-2020 Bar Exam Results
04-20-2020 Judiciary Commission Operations and Electronic Filing
04-13-2020 The Louisiana Supreme Court Announces Changes to Judicial Discipline Rule
04-13-2020 Making Best Use of Technology in Challenging Times
The Louisiana Supreme Court and courts statewide are utilizing technology during this challenging time to protect the constitutional rights and public safety of the citizens of the state while maintaining access to Louisiana courts. This has been a joint effort of the Supreme Court’s Information Technology (IT) department and the Louisiana District Judges Association, requiring strong, committed and compassionate leadership, and a dedicated staff of qualified professionals who are astute in their respective fields.
02-19-2020 Newly Elected NAWJ President Judge Bernadette D’Souza: Service in the Face of Highs and Lows
The year 2019 was one of highs and lows for Honorable Bernadette D’Souza, Judge, Orleans Civil District Court. She had a career-high when she took the Oath of Office to become president of the National Association of Women Judges (NAWJ) in Los Angeles on October 19, 2019. She was honored when District of Columbia Court of Appeals Chief Judge Anna Blackburne-Rigsby, who administered the Oath, read a congratulatory letter expressing sentiments from longtime NAWJ member, Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson.
02-19-2020 Louisiana City Judges Association Elects New Officers
At a meeting of its general membership during the Fall Judges Conference, the Louisiana City Judges Association elected new officers for the 2019-20 term.
02-18-2020 Court Closure Orders (2/21/20)
01-27-2020 The Justices of the Louisiana Supreme Court held oral argument at Tulane University Law School on Monday, January 27, 2020.
01-16-2020 2nd Circuit Court of Appeal Closure Order
01-15-2020 Call for Comments
Proposed Supreme Court Rule Regarding Distribution of Partial Payments of Fines, Costs, and Fees