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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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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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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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Welcome Justice Genovese!

On Tuesday, January 3, 2017, Justice James T. Genovese was formally sworn in as the Louisiana Supreme Court’s newest associate justice at the Evangeline Downs Event Center in Opelousas, Louisiana. Justice Genovese represents the Third Supreme Court District, which was …

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Justice Knoll Honored at Retirement Ceremony

The Louisiana Supreme Court justices sat en banc in a courtroom ceremony today to honor one of their own, Justice Jeannette Theriot Knoll, on her last day sitting on the Supreme Court bench. Surrounded by friends, family and a host of colleagues …

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