House of Delegates to Consider 6 Resolutions at June Meeting


The LSBA’s House of Delegates will meet on June 8, in conjunction with the Annual Meeting in Destin, Fla.

A brief description of each resolution can be found below. To review the full resolutions, go to: https://www.lsba.org/BarGovernance/HouseofDelegates.aspx.

1. Resolution from the Children’s Law Committee to constitute it as a standing committee of the Louisiana State Bar Association.

2. Resolution from the Transitioning Lawyers Committee requesting that the LSBA recommend to the Louisiana Supreme Court the creation of the LSBA Receivership Program, which program would create volunteer “Receivership Teams” to assist in instances of death or disability inactive status where there is no associate, partner or estate administrator.

3. Resolution from Francis J. Barry, Jr. (41st Judicial District) requesting that the House of Delegates reconsider and rehear its January 21, 2017 approval of standards for specialization in Labor Law.

4. Resolution from Francis J. Barry, Jr. (41st Judicial District) requesting that the House of Delegates reconsider and rehear its January 21, 2017 approval of standards for specialization in Employment Law.

5. Resolution from R. Bradley Lewis (22nd Judicial District) asking that the LSBA:
  • support the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and Article I of the Louisiana Constitution, regarding freedom of speech and freedom of religion;
  • that the LSBA urge the repeal of all laws and municipal ordinances, regulations, rules, executive orders, and other practices that prohibit or impair the freedom of speech or freedom of religion, or that discriminate against persons because of their faith, their free exercise thereof, or because of their expression of their religious or political views;
  • urge the adoption of laws which protect freedom of speech and freedom of religion; and
  • send a copy of this resolution to the Governor of the State of Louisiana, the Speaker of the Louisiana House of Representatives, the President of the Louisiana State Senate, and to the Louisiana Municipal Association.

6. Resolution from Past President James J. Davidson III to create a First Amendment Preservation Section and adopt bylaws for same.


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