judge http://wrkf.org en 'Pro-Life', 'Pro-Gun' Judge Heads to Supreme Court http://wrkf.org/post/pro-life-pro-gun-judge-heads-supreme-court <p>Republican appeals court judge Jeff Hughes is moving up to Louisiana's highest court.</p><p>Hughes was the winner Saturday of a runoff election for an open seat on the Louisiana Supreme Court representing the eight-parish Baton Rouge region.</p><p>The seat is vacant because Chief Justice Catherine "Kitty" Kimball is retiring at the end of January.</p><p>Hughes, a former state District Court judge from Livingston Parish, defeated one of his colleagues for the position: John Michael Guidry, a Democrat and former lawmaker from Baton Rouge.</p> Mon, 10 Dec 2012 15:46:24 +0000 Associated Press 3338 at http://wrkf.org