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The 26th Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice John L. Weimer Takes the Oath of Office – January 7, 2021

Louisiana Supreme Court Justice John L. Weimer took his oath today as the 26th Chief Justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court. Chief Justice Weimer began his service on the Louisiana Supreme Court in 2001 when he was elected to serve …

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The Louisiana Supreme Court Welcomes New Associate Justice Piper D. Griffin – January 1, 2021

Associate Justice Piper D. Griffin was elected to the Louisiana Supreme Court in November 2020 to represent the Seventh Supreme Court District, which covers most of Orleans Parish. Justice Griffin has served the past 20 years on Division I of …

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The Louisiana Supreme Court Welcomes New Associate Justice Jay B. McCallum – January 1, 2021

Associate Justice Jay B. McCallum was elected to the Louisiana Supreme Court in November 2020 to represent the Fourth Supreme Court District, which covers the parishes of Claiborne, Union, Morehouse, West and East Carroll, Bienville, Lincoln, Ouachita, Richland, Madison, Jackson, …

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The Louisiana Supreme Court Welcomes The Honorable Chief Justice John L. Weimer as the New Chief Justice – January 1, 2021

Associate Justice John L. Weimer became the 26th Chief Justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court on January 1, 2021. Upon the retirement of Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson on December 31, 2020, he became the senior justice on the Court …

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A Tribute to a Trailblazer Virtual Celebration in Honor of Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson – December 8, 2020

“A Tribute to a Trailblazer” virtual celebration was held in honor of Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson, who retired on December 31, 2020. Executive Counsel Angela White-Bazile began the program by discussing many of the honors and awards bestowed upon …

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A.P. Tureaud American Inn of Court End-of-Year Virtual Ethics and Professionalism CLE – December 3, 2020

SCLAHS co-sponsored with the A.P. Tureaud American Inn of Court and the Law Library of Louisiana its first virtual annual end-of-the year CLE for a Cause, held via ZOOM, which included 1.0 hour each of continuing legal education in Ethics …

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SCLAHS Board Meeting – August 18, 2020

SCLAHS held their Board meeting via ZOOM, at which time SCLAHS president Donna Fraiche welcomed and introduced new Board members and conducted business. Board member Alainna R. Mire replaced Robert A. Kutcher as LSBA appointee on the Board for 2020-2021, …

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Chief Justice Pascal F. Calogero, Jr. Courthouse Building Naming Ceremony – December 10, 2019

SCLAHS and LSBA co-sponsored a reception following a ceremony commemorating the naming of the Louisiana Supreme Court (LASC) building during a special convening of the LASC on the evening of December 10, 2019. Act 429 of the 2019 Regular Session …

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A.P. Tureaud American Inn of Court CLE for a Cause, December 5, 2019

The A.P. Tureaud American Inn of Court, the Law Library of Louisiana, and the Supreme Court of Louisiana Historical Society Present An early bird, end-of-the-year F R E E  C L E  FOR A CAUSE P r o g r …

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Civil Law Lives CLE – November 13, 2019

A Law Library of Louisiana Free CLE Co-sponsored by the Supreme Court of Louisiana Historical Society and the LSU Center of Civil Law Studies   Civil Law Lives: Professors Robert A. Pascal and Athanassios N. Yiannopoulos   Wednesday, November 13, …

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