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Entrevia vs. Hood (1982)

Louisiana Supreme Court at LSU



Genre: Event

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1982-10-01

Duration: 00:42:43

Subjects: Louisiana. Supreme Court | Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.) | Television broadcasting of court proceedings


  • Dixon, John Speaker
  • Simpson, Joe Speaker
  • Curet, Douglas Speaker
  • Calogero, Pascal Speaker
  • Marcus, Walter Speaker
  • Dennis, James Speaker
  • Blanche, Fred Speaker
  • Watson, Jack Speaker
  • Lemmon, Harry Speaker


This episode of “Louisiana Supreme Court at LSU” from October 1, 1982, features the arguments by attorneys Joe Simpson and Douglas Curet in the case of Entrevia vs. Hood. It includes questioning by Supreme Court Justices John Dixon, Pascal Calogero, Walter Marcus, James Dennis, Fred Blanche, Jack Watson, and Harry Lemmon. This case was a part of the Louisiana Supreme Court’s experiment with the use of television cameras in the courtroom.