Calogero Justice Award
The Calogero Justice Award is named in honor of Chief Justice Pascal F. Calogero, Jr. who was elected to the Louisiana Supreme court in 1972. Calogero was sworn in as Chief Justice in 1990 and served on the Court for 36 years. The LBF honors an individual or organization for a significant contribution to the Louisiana justice system.
2013 Calogero Justice Award
Hon. Robert H. Morrison III
Chief Judge, 21st Judicial District Court
Chief Judge Robert H. Morrison III is a 1970 graduate of LSU Law Center. He operated a private practice for 18 years before he was first elected to the 21st Judicial District in 1988. He has been Chief Judge for 22 years and Drug Court judge for 15 years. He served as past chair of the Judiciary commission; Past President Louisiana District Judges Association; and served as Legislative Liaison for that Association. He is presently co-chair Criminal Law & Procedure Committee of Law Institute; and chair of Trial Court Committee on Judgeships of Judicial Council of Supreme Court. He is a member of Judicial Budgetary Control Board.