Changing the Louisiana Judiciary Forever

SULC continues commemoration of 30th anniversary of Clark and Chisom cases Across Louisiana’s judicial system sit 82 elected Black judges—the highest number per capita for any state in the United States—thanks to a series of legal battles that opened the way for more diverse judges to be elected statewide. In 1986, plaintiffs Janice Clark and Ron … Continue reading

Roemer says consider him now that Cain’s out

TJS Staff report Following Herman Cain’s withdrawal from the 2012 presidential election earlier today, former Louisiana Governor Buddy Roemer–a quiet candidate for president himself–released the following statement: “I am disappointed to see Mr. Cain effectively withdraw from the 2012 presidential primary. Herman brought a unique perspective to the race, and he added to the debate.” … Continue reading