News and Past Events


French Law Symposium at the Louisiana Supreme Court

A Law Library of Louisiana Free CLE Co-sponsored by the Supreme Court of Louisiana Historical Society and the Association Henri Capitant   The Reform of the French Law of Obligations: What It Is and What It Means for Louisiana and …

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orpheum party

Tricentennial Gala on Saturday, September 29th

Saturday, September 29, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.,  Orpheum Theater, New Orleans, Entertainment by Jerry Christopher’s X-Ceptions.   Please purchase your ticket(s) by September 20th to secure your reservation. If you have questions or need additional information, please contact Gail Bragg via …

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Governor's Fellows

Governor’s Fellows Program in Louisiana Government at the Louisiana Supreme Court

  (Front row, left to right): Louisiana Supreme Court Justice John Weimer, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson, and Louisiana Supreme Court Justice James Genovese gather with participants in the 2018 Governor’s Fellows …

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Celebrating the New Orleans Tricentennial: CLE and New Exhibit on Colonial Law

On Tuesday, June 12, 2018, the Law Library of Louisiana and the Supreme Court of Louisiana Historical Society co-sponsored a CLE on the Louisiana Colonial Documents Digitization Project by Howard Margot, an archivist at The Historic New Orleans Collection. Mr. …

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“State v. Homer Adolph Plessy: 125 Years Ago in New Orleans”

On Tuesday, November 14, 2017, the Law Library of Louisiana and the Supreme Court of Louisiana Historical Society, along with the Plessy and Ferguson Foundation, the A. P. Tureaud American Inns of Court, and the New Orleans Bar Association, co-sponsored “State …

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SPEECHES 2017 COVER-page-001

New Edition of Speeches by SCLAHS Secretary Professor Paul R. Baier

The Louisiana Bar Foundation is proud to announce publication of Speeches 2017 by its first Scholar in Residence, Paul R. Baier, Judge Henry A. Politz Professor of Law, LSU Law Center.  The book includes speeches delivered since the 2014 publication, …

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Louis V. de la Vergne

SCLAHS Mourns The Passing Of Legendary Legal Scholar Louis V. de la Vergne

Louis V. de la Vergne, loyal Member of the Supreme Court of Louisiana Historical Society, passed away on Friday, September 15, 2017, in New Orleans following a brief illness. SCLAHS President Donna D. Fraiche, on behalf of its Board, expressed …

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Internationally Acclaimed Exhibit Comes to New Orleans

The highly acclaimed international exhibit, “Lawyers Without Rights: Jewish Lawyers in Germany under the Third Reich,” came to New Orleans. The exhibit has been shown in more than 100 cities in Germany, the United States, and others parts of the …

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SCLAHS Member Olivier Moréteau Receives Prestigious Award

LSU Law Worldwide has posted a new item, “Professor Moréteau Inducted into the French Republic’s Prestigious Ordre des Palmes Académiques.” On Thursday, February 9, Professor Moréteau, LSU Center of Civil Law Director and Assistant Dean, was one of three LSU …

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Congratulations to The Honorable Jeannette Theriot Knoll and SCLAHS President Donna D. Fraiche

    Justice Knoll and President Fraiche will join other 2016 Honorees: Distinguished Attorney Thomas M. Hayes III, Distinguished Professor Howard W. L’Enfant, Jr., and Calogero Justice Award recipient Joseph R. Oelkers III, on Friday, April 21, 2017 at LBF’s …

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