Press Releases 2014
2014 - 1 Attorney Val Patrick Exnicios has been appointed, by order of the Louisiana Supreme Court, as judge pro tempore of Orleans Parish Civil District Court, Section “H”
2014 - 2 Portrait unveiling of Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson
2014 - 3 Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson has appointed Associate Justice Marcus R. Clark as Chair of the Judicial Budgetary Control Board
2014 - 4 Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson announced that in recognition of March being designated National Women’s History Month, the Louisiana Supreme Court invites citizens to visit the Supreme Court Museum exhibit honoring women in law
2014 - 5 The Supreme Court of Louisiana Historical Society and the A. P. Tureaud Sr. Legacy Committee were joined by Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson and the Associate Justices of the Louisiana Supreme Court for the presentation and installation of the portrait of the late New Orleans civil rights attorney Alexander Pierre “A.P.” Tureaud, Sr.
2014 - 6 The Louisiana Supreme Court announced that attorney Sandra A. Vujnovich has been appointed Judicial Administrator of the Louisiana Supreme Court, effective March 24, 2014
2014 - 7 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 2014 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
2014 - 8 First Circuit Court of Appeal Judge John Michael Guidry is the new President of the Louisiana Judicial College Board of Governors
2014 - 9 Attorney Lynn Luker has been appointed by Order of the Louisiana Supreme Court as judge pro tempore of Division “H,” Orleans Parish Civil District, according to Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson
2014 - 10 New Orleans Criminal Court Judge Arthur L. Hunter, Jr. represented the Louisiana judiciary at a conference on United States Sentencing Reform - Experiences and Lessons Learned for Macedonia
2014 - 11 Retired Judge Mildred “Mimi” Methvin has been appointed, by order of the Louisiana Supreme Court, as judge pro tempore of Division “D,” of the 27th Judicial District Court in St. Landry Parish, according to Justice Jeannette Theriot Knoll
2014 - 12 Attorney Michael T. Johnson has been appointed by order of the Louisiana Supreme Court as judge pro tempore of Pineville City Court in Rapides Parish, according to Justice Marcus R. Clark
2014 - 13 Attorney Marta-Ann Schnabel, Chair of the Louisiana Judicial Campaign Oversight Committee announced that following the August 21-22 qualifying period for the fall 2014 elections, the Louisiana Judicial Campaign Oversight Committee, in conjunction with the Louisiana Supervisory Committee on Campaign Finance Disclosure, will be conducting free educational seminars throughout the state
2014 - 14 The Louisiana Supreme Court announced today the election of Shreveport attorney Jerry Edwards as Chair and 15th Judicial District Judge Jules D. Edwards, III, as Vice-Chair of the Judiciary Commission of Louisiana
2014 - 15 Louisiana Supreme Court Justice Jeffrey P. Victory received the 2014 Judicial Leadership Achievement Award
2014 - 16 John J. Molaison, Jr. of the 24th Judicial District Court Judge in Jefferson Parish has been selected to serve on the faculty of the National Judicial College in Reno, Nevada
2014 - 17 The Louisiana Judicial College in conjunction with the Louisiana Department of Corrections and the Louisiana Sentencing Commission, is presenting a training on Evidenced-Based Sentencing Practices: Purposeful Sentencing
2014 - 18 Twenty-sixth Judicial District Court Judge Ford Stinson, who currently serves as Chief Judge, and his wife Suzanne, who is the court administrator for the same Court, will be retiring at the end of this year
2014 - 19 The Supreme Court of Louisiana Historical Society held a courtroom ceremony today honoring Fourth Judicial District Court Judge Benjamin Jones for his 22 years of service to the Louisiana State judiciary