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John A. Rockwell CLE

On January 7, 2013, the Law Library of Louisiana and The Supreme Court of Louisiana Historical Society sponsored a free one-hour CLE entitled “John A. Rockwell and the origins of U.S.-Mexico Litigation.”  An attorney and Whig congressman from Connecticut, John …

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An Evening with Justice Holmes

Four justices of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court joined LSU law professor and SCLHS board secretary Paul R. Baier in a Boston production of his play “Father Chief Justice”:  Edward Douglass White and the Constitution, November 9, 2012, Social Law …

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Museum Reception

On November 2, 2012, The Supreme Court of Louisiana Historical Society sponsored a Reception at the Louisiana Supreme Court Museum for the Henri Capitant Society’s Twelfth Congress of the International Association of Legal Methodology, which was held at Loyola University …

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Southern Region High Court Conference

The Supreme Court of Louisiana Historical Society and the Louisiana Supreme Court co-sponsored the Southern Region High Court Conference which was held in New Orleans September 27-29, 2012.  The conference was attended by high court judges, justices and state administrators …

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Lecture on Judah P. Benjamin at Loyola

On August 23, 2012, The Supreme Court of Louisiana Historical Society and Loyola University New Orleans College of Law sponsored a mid-day lecture by Ms. Catharine MacMillan at Loyola entitled “Judah P. Benjamin: the Early English Career of an American …

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Homer A. Plessy Day

On June 7, 2012, the Plessy and Ferguson Foundation and The Supreme Court of Louisiana Historical Society co-sponsored a program to honor Homer A. Plessy Day, which was established in 2005 and marks the anniversary of his 1892 arrest. The …

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Law Day 2012: “Father Chief Justice”

A preview of the play “Father Chief Justice,” written by The Supreme Court of Louisiana Historical Society Board Member and Treasurer and George M. Armstrong, Jr. Professor of Law Paul R. Baier, was presented on Law Day, May 1, 2012 …

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“Young Man Go West!”

The Supreme Court of Louisiana Historical Society sponsored a lecture by Professor Kjell Å. Modéer on April 12, 2012 at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law.  The lecture was co-sponsored by Loyola and the Association Henri Capitant – Louisiana …

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Portrait of Chief Justice Catherine D. Kimball

Left to right: LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center Chancellor and SCLHS board member Jack M. Weiss; Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Catherine D. Kimball; Artist Michael Deas; and SCLHS Board President Donna D. Fraiche. On March 12, 2012, the …

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Installation of Charter Member Plaques

Two plaques containing the names of the Society’s Charter Members were installed in the Louisiana Supreme Court Museum in March 2012. Charter member names are listed below: Jesse R. Adams, Jr. ~ J. Robert Ates Daniel R. Atkinson, Sr. ~ …

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