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
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
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
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
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
Constitution Day - Information about the history of the United States' Constitution