News and Past Events

Dictionary of the Civil Code CLE

On March 11, 2015, a free CLE program, entitled “Dictionary of the Civil Code,” was held at the Louisiana Supreme Court, co-sponsored by the Law Library of Louisiana, the Supreme Court of Louisiana Historical Society, the Louisiana Chapter of the …

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SCLAHS Launches New Website

On February 4, 2015, Donna D. Fraiche, President of The Supreme Court of Louisiana Historical Society (SCLAHS) announced the launch of the Society’s new website, which can be found at http://www.SCLAHS.org.   President Fraiche thanked SCLAHS’s Website Committee Co-Chairs, Dr. …

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Judge Benjamin Jones’ Portrait Ceremony

The Supreme Court of Louisiana Historical Society held a courtroom ceremony on the afternoon of December 12th honoring Fourth Judicial District Court Judge Benjamin Jones for his 22 years of service to the Louisiana State judiciary. Chief Justice Bernette Johnson …

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SCLAHS Board Meeting

The board of The Supreme Court of Louisiana Historical Society (SCLAHS) met on August 28, 2014 at the Louisiana Supreme Court. Donna D. Fraiche, Board President, welcomed incoming board members Judge Wendell Manning, Louisiana Bar Foundation (LBF) President, and Joseph …

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François Gény: A Louisiana Judge’s Best Friend

On April 9, 2014, The Supreme Court of Louisiana Historical Society and the Law Library of Louisiana presented a free one-hour CLE at the Louisiana Supreme Court which was co-sponsored by the Louisiana State Bar Association’s Francophone Section and the …

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Dred Scott: The Louisiana (French) Connection

On Tuesday, March 25, the Society joined The French American Chamber of Commerce and Louisiana State Museum in sponsoring “Dred Scott: The Louisiana (French) Connection” by Dr. Paul Finkelman, at the Old U.S. Mint in New Orleans. A reception was …

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“A.P.” Tureaud Sr. – A Portrait Collection First

The Supreme Court of Louisiana Historical Society and the A.P. Tureaud Sr. Legacy Committee were joined by Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson and the Associate Justices of the Louisiana Supreme Court on March 13, 2014 for the presentation and installation …

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Chief Justice’s Portrait Unveiling

Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson was joined on February 17, 2014 by justices of the Louisiana Supreme Court, judges of the state and federal judiciary, members of The Supreme Court of Louisiana Historical Society, distinguished members of the legal community, …

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An Afternoon Symposium

On November 21, 2013, The Supreme Court of Louisiana Historical Society was one of the sponsors of an afternoon symposium held by the Francophone Section of the Louisiana State Bar Association commemorating the Bicentennial of the Louisiana Supreme Court.  The …

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Loyola Luncheon and a Lecture

On November 15, 2013, the Supreme Court of Louisiana Historical Society sponsored a luncheon at the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law which featured a lecture, “The Crime of Treason in the Origins of Spanish Constitutionalism,” by Dr. Aniceto …

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