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Former police captain accused of tampering with evidence at murder scene may file defamation suit

Chandra Lye Dec. 28, 2016, 7:35pm

NEW ORLEANS — A retired New Orleans police captain has been contemplating a defamation lawsuit against an attorney who accused him of tampering with evidence at a murder scene. 

Louisiana legislators side with attorney general over dispute with governor

Chandra Lye Nov. 27, 2016, 10:48pm

BATON ROUGE — Fifteen members of the Louisiana Legislature have filed a petition regarding litigation between Gov. John Bel Edwards and Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry.

City of New Orleans seeks to settle fatal police shooting lawsuits

Chandra Lye Nov. 17, 2016, 6:15pm

NEW ORLEANS — The City of New Orleans has been making efforts to settle lawsuits in a couple of fatal police shooting instances that occurred after the destruction left by Hurricane Katrina.

Top 100 Law Firm opens New Orleans office

Chandra Lye Jul. 29, 2016, 1:17pm

One of the top law firms in the United States has acquired 30 lawyers from the recently-closed firm of Beirne, Maynard & Parsons.

New Orleans company sues over alleged Hand Grenade drink infringement

Chandra Lye Jul. 25, 2016, 4:04pm

New Orleans’ Tropical Isle has filed a complaint against a North Carolina company claiming the company has been making its trademark Hand Grenade drink.