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NAACP Legal Defense Fund Files an Amicus Brief in Support of Justice Bernette Johnson’s Contested Ascent to Chief Justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Justice Johnson Would be the Court’s First African-American Chief Justice

New York, New York—The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) filed a friend of the court brief in Chisom v. Jindal, in support of claims that Justice Bernette Johnson is next in line to succeed the current chief justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court, becoming the first African-American chief justice.   

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