Press Releases 2017
2017 - 1 The Louisiana Supreme Court holds court in Baton Rouge at LSU's Paul M. Hebert Law Center
2017 - 2 Twenty-Fourth Judicial District Court (JDC) Judge Scott Schlegel has been selected by the Presidential Leadership Scholars program to participate in leadership development initiative
2017 - 3 Louisiana Justice Reinvestment Task Force Releases Comprehensive Plan
2017 - 4 24th Judicial District (JDC) Judge John J. Molaison, Jr. and citizen Sibal S. Holt have been appointed as members of the Judiciary Commission of Louisiana
2017 - 5 Chief Justice Bernette J. Johnson will testify at a hearing before Louisiana Senate Committee Judiciary C at 10:00 am today.
2017 - 6 The Louisiana Supreme Court announced that it will host an exhibit entitled Lawyers Without Rights: Jewish Lawyers in Germany Under the Third Reich
2017 - 7 Attorney Cherrell Simms Taplin has been appointed as judge pro tempore of Orleans Parish Civil District Court, Division “J"
2017 - 8 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 2017 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
2017 - 9 Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson welcomed 102 students from two New Orleans area schools to the Louisiana Supreme Court to take part in the Court’s Law Day 2017 activities
2017 - 10 Justice John Weimer welcomed 122 students from Thibodaux High School to the Louisiana Supreme Court on Monday, May 1, 2017 to take part in the Court’s Law Day 2017 activities
2017 - 11 Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson is pleased to announce that the 40th annual conference of the National Association of Counsel for Children will be held in New Orleans
2017 - 12 The Louisiana Supreme Court announced today that Edward J. Walters, Jr., has been appointed as an attorney member of the Judiciary Commission of Louisiana. Additionally, the Court announced the appointment of attorney Michelle A. Beaty as Deputy Judicial Administrator - Special Counsel for the Judiciary Commission of Louisiana.
2017 - 13 The Louisiana Supreme Court will celebrate national Constitution Day Monday, September 18, 2017, by giving away free pocket-sized copies of the U.S. Constitution at the Royal Street courthouse
2017 - 14 Louisiana judges, dressed in their robes, gathered at St. Louis Cathedral in Jackson Square this morning for the 65th annual Red Mass ceremony, traditionally held the first Monday in October
2017 - 15 At a meeting of its general membership, the Louisiana District Judges Association elected new officers for the 2017-2018 term
2017 - 16 Attorney Henry P. Julien, Jr. has been appointed, by order of the Louisiana Supreme Court, as judge pro tempore of Orleans Parish Civil District Court, Division "A"