The Louisiana Supreme Court celebrated 200 years of service as Louisiana’s highest court on March 1, 2013. The ceremonies took place in the Louisiana Supreme Court courtroom, which was decorated to recreate the 1930 centennial celebration.
LSU Law graduate and Louisiana Lieutenant Governor Jay Dardenne (’79) served as ceremony emcee. LSU Law Professor Randy Trahan spoke about the Louisiana Supreme Court’s role in the preservation and development of Louisiana’s civil law tradition. LSU Law Professor Paul Baier serves as secretary of the Supreme Court of Louisiana Historical Society. For more information about the history of the state Supreme Court, please click here.