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The Law Library curates exhibits for the Louisiana Supreme Court Museum on the 1st floor of the Court building on 400 Royal Street and within the library on the 2nd floor.

*All exhibits are semi-permanent unless otherwise noted.

Exhibits in the Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson Supreme Court Museum

Women in the Law Timeline - A timeline of women's "firsts' in the nation and in Louisiana

Pioneers in Diversity - Information on the judges who were the first women and/or the first people of color in Louisiana state courts

Current Louisiana Supreme Court Justices - Biographical information about and photos of the current justices

Plessy v. Ferguson - Documents and general historical information about the infamous case that originated in Louisiana

Model Replica of the Court Building

Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal: From the Beginning - Information about the court's origins and history

Judge Fred J. Cassibry - Overview of the life and accomplishments of Judge Cassibry (400 Royal is constructed on Judge Cassibry square); includes a statue of Judge Cassibry

Rare Books of the Law Library of Louisiana - Information about selected rare books from the law library's collection, including archaic Spanish law and  foundational French legal works, as well as non-law volumes, like the handwritten Governor’s Journal from 1819 and Diderot’s Encyclopédie (1751), the first encyclopedia ever published

Exhibits in the Law Library (State and Federal Wings)

Alexander Pierre Tureaud: Civil Rights Pioneer - Biographical information about Alexander Pierre "A.P." Tureaud, Louisiana's pre-eminent civil rights attorney, who brought several suits with the NAACP Legal Defense Fund to desegregate the state; includes his portrait

Sesquicentennial Celebration of the Louisiana Civil Code of 1825 - Photos and information about the celebration, held in New Orleans and in Paris; includes a rare pocket-size volume of the Civil Code

Jackson's Bodyguard: Lawyers who Fought in the Battle of New Orleans - Biographies of the 9 lawyers who served as General Andrew Jackson's personal bodyguard during the Battle of New Orleans

Exhibits in the Law Library (Information Desk area)

History of the Codes of Louisiana - History of Louisiana's civil code, code of civil procedure, commercial code, criminal code, and black code; features several rare volumes, including early editions of the codes

Exhibits in the Law Library (Popular Reading area)

Law Day 2023 - Cornerstones of Democracy: Civics, Civility, Collaboration  - Information about the history of the United States' Constitution