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Louisiana attorney general defends hiring of former opponent's daughter

Deana Carpenter Aug. 10, 2016, 3:49pm

BATON ROUGE (Legal Newsline) - Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry is defending his decision to hire the daughter of his former election opponent.

Monroe lawyer named in judge's suit alleging her constitutional rights were violated

Deana Carpenter Aug. 1, 2016, 12:33am

MONROE -- Monroe attorney Brian Crawford of the firm Crawford and Ogg is among a group of several lawyers and officials who have been named in a suit by Judge Sharon Marchman, who alleges the defendants violated her First and 14th Amendment rights by allegedly conspiring on payroll fraud and hiding the destruction of documents.

Two convicted murderers seek to intervene in suit over constitutionality of lethal injections

Deana Carpenter Jul. 29, 2016, 6:29pm

BATON ROUGE – Convicted murderers Shedran Williams and Todd Wessinger, who have been on death row since being sentenced in the 1990s, are seeking to join a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the method of execution used in Louisiana.

Texas man files suit Calumet Specialty Products Partners after truck explosion

Deana Carpenter Jul. 19, 2016, 9:06am

DALLAS – A Denison, Texas man has filed a suit against Calumet Specialty Products Partners over claims he was severely burned by nearly 400-degree asphalt after a truck exploded at Calumet’s Shreveport refinery location.

Class action suit targets Louisiana, Texas floods

Deana Carpenter Jul. 15, 2016, 1:32pm

ORANGE, Texas – More than 450 plaintiffs are suing the Sabine River Authority of Texas and Louisiana in a class action suit after a March flood damaged hundreds of homes in the two states. 

Pointe Coupee justice ordered removed from office

Deana Carpenter Jul. 5, 2016, 3:40pm

NEW ORLEANS – The Louisiana Supreme Court has ordered that Pointe Coupee Parish Justice of the Peace Roosevelt Gremillion be removed from office.