To hold educational forums relating to judicial candidates; to serve as liaisons between the Society and the judiciary to address such issues as local ad hoc appointments and the nominations of individuals to the federal bench. To keep the Society informed of proposed changes in legislation and to coordinate the Society’s efforts to influence the same. For information about the political action committee, please email co-chairs Cashauna Hill and Gerald Hampton.
October 14, 2017 Election Guides
Voter Guide to the Candidates in the Civil District Court and 4th Circuit Races
Voter Guide to the Constitutional Amendments
Voter Guide to the School Board Propositions
On October 4, 2017, the Greater New Orleans Louis A. Martinet Society, Inc. co-hosted a Council and Judicial Candidates’ Forum, from 6:30-8:30 P.M., at the Dillard University Georges Auditorium. This forum was co-hosted with the Coalition of 100 Black Women, the New Orleans Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Dillard University, the League of Women Voters, The National Council of Negro Women, The Pan-Hellenic Council, and the Pontchartrain Chapter (LA) of the Links, Inc. Click here for information on the judicial candidates.
On October 1, 2017, the Greater New Orleans Louis A. Martinet Legal Society, Inc. held voter registration drives at New Home Ministries and Historic St. James A.M.E. Church, and distributed Martinet’s guide to the judicial races.
On September 30, 2017, the Greater New Orleans Louis A. Martinet Legal Society, Inc. registered and educated voters with the support of Tulane University’s BLSA Chapter, during the African-American Male Wellness Walk held at Joe Brown Park [More Pictures].