Press Releases 2012
2012 - 1 Portrait unveiling ceremony of Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Catherine D. “Kitty” Kimball
2012 - 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
2012 - 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
2012 - 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
2012 - 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.
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
2012 - 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
2012 - 8 The Louisiana Supreme Court announced that attorney Mary Whitney has been selected to serve as Special Counsel for the Judiciary Commission of Louisiana
2012 - 9 The Louisiana Supreme Court will hold court at Northwestern State University to hear oral arguments
2012 - 10 The Louisiana Supreme Court will hold court at Northwestern State University today to hear oral arguments on four pending cases
2012 - 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.
2012 - 12 Chief Justice Kimball's statement on successor
2012 - 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
2012 - 14 Retired Judge Hillary J. Crain has been assigned as a judge pro tempore of Division G of the 22nd Judicial District Court