SLIDELL — A prisoner in a Louisiana jail has reached an out-of-court settlement with the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office after charging a since fired deputy officer with viciously attacking him in an unprovoked incident while he was handcuffed.
NEW ORLEANS — Even as the battle over public funding for certain kinds of charter schools appears headed for the state Supreme Court, Louisiana Education Superintendent John White is vowing to continue supporting such institutions, no matter what.
NEW ORLEANS — The American Civil Liberties Union has filed suit against a New Orleans-area mayor charging his passage of an ordinance requiring panhandlers to have permits they wear around their necks while soliciting is a violation of free speech rights.
PINEVILLE — Cleco Corporation associate general-counsel attorney Mark D. Pearce has been tapped as one of the latest members of the American Law Society board of
directors with America’s Top Lawyers distinction.
HARVEY – Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand is facing a civil rights suit alleging that several of his officers used excessive force earlier this year when they wrongly arrested a Marrero senior in connection with a stolen car probe.
BATON ROUGE – Fresh off his failed run for a U.S. Senate seat, Rep. Charles Boustany has dropped his defamation suit against a writer who alleged in a book that the Republican congressman was a client of several prostitutes who ended up
NEW ORLEANS — A Louisiana court has declined to vacate a recent award where the arbitrator admitted that a mistaken calculation resulted in one of the party’s receiving a larger award than what they were entitled to or asked for in their original filing.