COURT CLOSURE - At noon on Monday September 14, 2020 Print
Sunday, September 13 2020
Acting in accordance with Louisiana Constitution, article V, section 1, and the inherent power of this court, and considering the expected hazardous conditions associated with Tropical Storm Sally in East Baton Rouge Parish and the surrounding area:

IT IS ORDERED that the Louisiana Court of Appeal, First Circuit shall close at noon on Monday, September 14, 2020, and shall be closed on Tuesday. September 15, 2020. All filings due Monday, September 14, 2020 through Tuesday, September 15, 2020, or which become due during this period shall be deemed timely if filed on or before Wednesday, September 16, 2020.

This closure shall not affect this court's administration of emergency matters.

This closure shall serve as an exception to the Human Resources Management Manual for the First Circuit Court of Appeal.

THUS DONE AND ORDERED the 13th day of September 2020, in the Parish of Terrebonne, Louisiana.

Vanessa G. Whipple
Chief Judge
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