Bernette Johnson, becoming chief justice: Editorial

After strongly resisting the notion for months, the Louisiana Supreme Court declared Tuesday that Justice Bernette Johnson will be the court’s next chief judge when Catherine “Kitty” Kimball retires in Janaury.  That was the right decision and, in truth, it should never have been in doubt.   Click here for full story.

Louisiana Supreme Court still drawing lines based on race: James Gill

Black and white water fountains may be out, but the state Supreme Court is not ready to abandon the spirit of segregation.  It was quite like old times last week when judges and attorneys maintained racial solidarity at competing church services.  Our old Imperial Wizard David Duke must envy the Supreme Court’s knack for stirring […]