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New Orleans requests advance notice of judge's decision regarding Confederate monuments

Cassandra Stone Dec. 18, 2016, 3:43pm

NEW ORLEANS — Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s administration wrote a letter to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals asking for 24 hours advance notice before it releases a decision in the Confederate monument removal case.

Justice’s recusal in oil cases leads to renewed lawsuit in federal court

Cassandra Stone Dec. 7, 2016, 3:45pm

NEW ORLEANS – Following the recusal of one of its own justices, the Louisiana Supreme Court is being asked to take another look at a case involving campaign contributions to judges. 

Election could result in brothers as judge and DA in DeSoto Parish

Cassandra Stone Nov. 4, 2016, 12:38pm

DESOTO PARISH — Gary Evans, DeSoto Parish district attorney, could face a conflict of interest in the courtroom if his brother, John Evans, is elected judge in DeSoto in November.