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Investiture of Chief Justice John L. Weimer (2021)



Genre: Event

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-01-07

Duration: 01:35:45

Subjects: Louisiana. Supreme Court


  • Sanchez, Jacqueline Weimer Speaker
  • Weimer, John L. Speaker
  • Borne, Dan Speaker
  • Fabre, Shelton Speaker
  • Cheramie, Randy Performer
  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker
  • Landry, Jeff Speaker
  • Mire, Alainna Speaker
  • Cortez, Page Speaker
  • Magee, Tanner Speaker
  • Oatis, Charles Speaker


This program features live coverage of the investiture ceremony for Chief Justice John L. Weimer at the Louisiana Supreme Court in New Orleans on January 7, 2021. The ceremony includes: an introduction by Master of Ceremonies Dan Borne; an invocation by Bishop Shelton Fabre of the Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux; the pledge of allegiance; the singing of the national anthem by Randy Cheramie; speeches by Governor John Bel Edwards, Attorney General Jeff Landry, Louisiana Bar Association President Alainna Mire, Senate President Page Cortez, and Speaker Pro-Temp Tanner Magee; the swearing-in of Chief Justice John Weimer; a speech by Chief Justice Weimer; and a benediction by Reverend Charles Oatis of the New Mt. Esther Baptist Church in Morgan City.