Statement on the Administration of Justice
As a membership association, the Lafayette Bar Association is aligned with the enduring principles of our mission.As a membership association, the Lafayette Bar Association is aligned with the enduring principles of our mission. This includes the promotion of justice, which requires a fair, impartial, and independent judiciary. We reaffirm theoath we took as lawyers to support the Constitution of the United States, the Constitution of the State of Louisiana, and to promote justice within our legal system. For our system of justice to work and the rule of law to have true meaning, there can be no place for racism in any form in our courts. We condemn racism, discrimination, and any other actions that call into question the fair and impartial administration of justice.