BATON ROUGE – Louisiana Attorney General applauded the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on Thursday that effectively stalled a controversial amnesty program pushed by the Obama administration to reform immigration policy meant to pave the way for 4.5 million undocumented immigrants to gain legal status and protect them from deportation.
NEW ORLEANS — Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry and other state officials scored a victory last week when a federal appeals court decided that new state restrictions on doctors who perform abortions may go forward, but a similar case that’s before the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday will likely bring the final word on the matter.
NEW ORLEANS – As BP’s petition asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the Deepwater Horizon settlement is being considered, an investigation by the U.S. Secret Service has concluded with the arrest of 27 people who are accused of trying to defraud the settlement program by filing fraudulent claims.
Louisiana College President Joe Aguilard PINEVILLE – The president of a North Louisiana Baptist-affiliated college has vowed to defy provisions in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that would require the school to provide certain "emergency contraceptives" under their employee health plan.
U.S. Senator David Vitter and Governor Bobby Jindal BATON ROUGE – Governor Bobby Jindal and Senator David Vitter have released statements in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the Affordable Care Act.
Taylor HOUSTON – U.S. District Judge Keith Ellison will hear motions to dismiss three groups of Deepwater Horizon suits from BP shareholders at hearings on Nov. 4.
Caldwell WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The U.S. Supreme Court won't hear the appeal of a group that claims the 1998 Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement created a marketplace unfairly hostile to smaller cigarette manufacturers.
Herman Borrowers who sued Dean Morris law firm of Monroe and lenders it represented in foreclosures propose to settle their class action claims.
Bader A federal appeals court decided Tuesday that 1998's Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement is constitutional, ruling against a challenge by the Competitive Enterprise Institute.