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Louisiana cosmetology board, inspectors, Vietnamese-American salon owners reach settlement in inspection bias suit

Nicholas Gueguen Apr. 2, 2017, 1:26pm

BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana State Board of Cosmetology, two salon inspectors affiliated with the Board, and the Vietnamese-American salon owners who brought suit against them have come to a settlement, the Associated Press reported March 9.

Lawsuit-abuse watchdog to monitor state Taxotere litigation after lawsuit filings surge in Louisiana

Nicholas Gueguen Mar. 26, 2017, 11:18pm

NEW ORLEANS — A recent, sudden surge in Taxotere lawsuit filings in the U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Louisiana has caught Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch's attention.

Law professor believes Anseman is not eligible to run for appellate-judge seat

Nicholas Gueguen Mar. 24, 2017, 7:58am

LAKE CHARLES — Vanessa Anseman is vying to become the next judge on Louisiana's 3rd Circuit Court of Appeal, fueled by a recent ruling from that appellate court that she is eligible to run for the seat.

Group 'disappointed' as Baton Rouge judge upholds 1976 law that prohibits felons on parole and probation from voting

Nicholas Gueguen Mar. 22, 2017, 2:43pm

BATON ROUGE — After 19th District Judge Tim Kelley decided on March 13 to keep in place a 1976 law that prohibits felons on parole and probation from voting, Voice Of The Experienced (VOTE) Executive Director Bruce Reilly voiced that the organization is “disappointed in the law.”

Lawsuit-abuse watchdog group applauds recent House bill

Nicholas Gueguen Mar. 19, 2017, 7:51pm

BATON ROUGE -- Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch (LLAW) has responded well to seeing the United States House of Representatives pass the Fairness in Class Action Litigation and Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency Act of 2017, which went through the House as House of Representatives as Bill 985 (HR 985).

John Curtis Christian sues LHSAA to try to get wins, 2013 state football title back

Nicholas Gueguen Mar. 17, 2017, 2:00pm

RIVER RIDGE — John Curtis Christian High School recently filed a lawsuit against the Louisiana High School Athletic Association to try to get 20 wins and the 2013 state title back to its football program.

Guaranty Broadcasting sues Walton and Johnson for switching stations without proper notice

Nicholas Gueguen Feb. 1, 2017, 8:03pm

EAST BATON ROUGE -- A local broadcasting company has sued two long-time syndicated radio hosts for what it calls a breach of contract on the part of the duo.