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Chief Justice John A. Dixon, Jr. Interview (1983)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1983-03-25

Duration: 00:03:46

Subjects: Crime | Capital Punishment | JUDGES | Louisiana. Supreme Court | Dixon, John A., Jr.


  • George, Beth Host
  • Young, David Reporter
  • Dixon, John A., Jr. Interviewee


This segment from the March 25, 1983, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features an interview with Chief Justice John A. Dixon, Jr. of the Louisiana Supreme Court. Justice Dixon discusses Louisiana’s capital punishment law and why so many death penalty cases have been reversed. Host: Beth George