A photo from Sandestin Resort's Web site

As part of an annual gathering, the Louisiana State Bar Association and the Louisiana Judicial College are hosting a joint summer school and annual meeting from June 7 to June 11 at the Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort in Destin, Fla.

This year, all but two of judges from Orleans Parish Civil District Court are attending the conference, which aims to further education among judges and attorneys in the fields of civil litigation, criminal law, city courts, office practice, family and juvenile law and special presentations for the judiciary.

Chief Judge Lloyd Medley Jr. is the duty judge for the week of the conference and not attending the event. Judge Sidney Cates also is not attending the conference.

According to the conference's Web site, the event will finish with "The Great Debates" on "The Gerrymandering Case" and "Social Networking: To Tweet or not to Tweet?"

The conference is open to lawyers, judges, and government and legal service workers.

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