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11 De Novo: Newsl. L. Libr. La. 1 (2013-2014)

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by Miriam Childs

Chiefjustice BernetteJoshua Johnson, secondfrom right, with artist Ulrick Jean-Pierre (1) and Supreme Court ofLouisiana
Historical Society Board President Donna D. Fraiche.

T   he portrait unveiling cer-
    emony   for Chief Justice
Bernette Joshua Johnson  was
held  on  Monday,   February
17, 2014   in the  Louisiana
Supreme   Court's courtroom.
Painted  by    artist Ulrick
Jean-Pierre,  and   commis-
sioned by the Supreme Court
of Louisiana Historical Soci-
ety, the portrait of ChiefJus-
tice Johnson  will be added
to the permanent   collection
of portraits of Chief Justices
exhibited  in the  Louisiana
Supreme   Court Museum.

Donna D. Fraiche, Board
President  of the  Supreme
Court  of Louisiana Histori-
cal Society, welcomed guests
to the program, followed by
an invocation by Rev. Jona-
than  C. Augustine, St. Paul
African  Methodist  Episco-
pal  Church.  Chief  Justice
Johnson's     grandchildren,
Neyah   and  Noah  Johnson,
opened  the  ceremony  with
the Pledge of Allegiance.

Chief Justice Johnson's chil-
dren,  Rachael  and  David,

removed  the red satin cloth
from  the painting  with a
flourish, to the delight and
awe  of the audience upon
viewing the portrait for the
first time.

Ulrick  Jean-Pierre   then
delivered his remarks about
the  painting.  Mr.  Jean-
Pierre is a Haitian  native
who   now  resides in New
Orleans.  His works  inter-
pret  Haitian  culture and
historical figures from Hai-
ti's history who shaped its

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                                                            Volume   11, Issue  1

                                    V v  oFall 2013

          The Newsletter of
The Law Library of Louisiana

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