User Login

Login Access

Search the Collections

New Supreme Court Justices (1996)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1996-11-15

Duration: 00:10:37

Subjects: Louisiana. Supreme Court | TRAYLOR, CHET | Knoll, Jeannette Theriot


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Traylor, Chet Interviewee
  • Knoll, Jeannette Theriot Interviewee


This segment from the November 15, 1996, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Robert Collins’ in-studio interview with the two newly elected Louisiana Supreme Court Justices, Judge Chet Traylor of Winnsboro and Judge Jeannette Theriot Knoll of Marksville. They discuss: whether Supreme Court justices should be elected or appointed; their judicial philosophies; and the debate over moving the Louisiana Supreme Court from New Orleans to Baton Rouge.