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.
Women in the Law Timeline - A timeline of women's "firsts' in the nation and in Louisiana
Chief Justice Bernette J. Johnson Retrospective and Awards - Information about Chief Justice Johnson's many awards and accomplishments
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
Colonial Law in New Orleans, 1718-1803: Olde World Law in a New Land - Detailed history of New Orleans colonial laws under France and Spain, including some of the prominent historical figures
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
Il Codice Civile: The First Translation of Napoleon's Code civil - Information about the Italian translation of the Napoleonic Code, including a timeline of the Code's implementation across the Italian region; includes a rare first edition of the Italian translation of Napoléon's Code
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
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
Free Speech, Free Press, Free Society (on display until September 1, 2019) - Information about the First Amendment freedoms of speech and of the press, including a detailed timeline; part of the annual Law Day celebration