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Thibodaux lawyer barred from practicing law for the 3rd time

Mark Powell Jun. 7, 2016, 5:02pm

NEW ORLEANS – The Louisiana Supreme Court recently suspended a Thibodaux attorney's license after he was arrested in Lafourche Parish for allegedly trying to smuggle contraband into the jail and saying he was there to visit a client even though he had already been barred from practicing law in the state -- twice before. 

Judge rules debtor's prison case must be heard in federal court

Mark Powell May 5, 2016, 10:44pm

NEW ORLEANS – A federal judge has ruled a case must be heard against New Orleans criminal court judges, sheriff’s office and city government that were allegedly involved in a debt-to-prison pipeline stretching back several years.