The heir of a New Orleans comedian and musician filed a memorandum, opposing Beyoncé’s motion to dismiss a copy infringement lawsuit filed for her “Formation” video, noting that the music sampling industry could collapse if the case is thrown out.
NEW ORLEANS — The Louisiana Supreme Court’s Chief Justice recently blasted her colleagues for upholding an 18-year prison sentence for a man who was convicted of possessing less than an ounce of marijuana, calling the punishment “ridiculous” and fiscally irresponsible.
After a federal judge recently struck down a Louisiana law that required doctors who performed abortions to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals, pro-choice advocates hope lawmakers will switch their focus to real issues that impact the health and wellbeing of their constituents.
NEW ORLEANS – The practice of district attorney offices in Jefferson and Orleans parishes sending out fake subpoenas to reluctant witnesses to get them to talk to prosecutors has probably been done that way for a long time, according to one law professor.
BATON ROUGE — Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry and the Indianapolis woman who is suing him for failing to fulfill her document request for more than six months have signed a document production agreement.
One current and two former employees are suing a Baton Rouge division of an offshore tank barge fleet operator, alleging they were denied chances for promotions and subjected to racially charged language and treatment by management.
Death row inmates at a Louisiana prison filed a class-action suit, claiming Louisiana officials violated their constitutional rights against cruel and unusual punishment by placing them in solitary confinement for long periods of time.
An Indiana woman has been waiting more than six months for Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry to fulfill her public records requests for information, including his contracts with law firms and his correspondence with gas and oil companies.
NEW ORLEANS — As the incubator program at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law continues to grow in popularity, the school recently welcomed seven new attorneys into its intensive two-year mentorship and skills program.
LAKE CHARLES — Anglo-Dutch Energy LLC is requesting a Louisiana appeal court rehear a case that required the independent oil and gas company to pay royalties on the energy it produced from a leased well.
BATON ROUGE — A former longtime East Baton Rouge Parish Clerk of Court's Office employee claims he and his colleagues were forced to hand over cash to pay for birthday and Christmas presents for their boss, Clerk of Court Doug Welborn.