First Circuit Court of Appeal To Hold Hearings at SULC February 29 and March 1


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The Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal will be in session at Southern University Law Center on Monday and Tuesday, February 29 and March 1.

Judges John Michael Guidry, SULC Class of ‘87, Guy Holdridge, and Wayne Ray Chutz will hear oral arguments beginning at 9 a.m. each day in the Edward L. Patterson Moot Courtroom.  The First Circuit, one of five Louisiana intermediate appellate courts, has jurisdiction over 16 parishes in the southeastern part of the state.

As part of its educational outreach program, the First Circuit travels to various locations within its jurisdiction to hold court. The hearings are open to the public, with a special invitation extended to law, government, criminal justice, and civics classes.

For additional information, contact Tavares Walker,; or visit the court’s website,