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Ex-parole officer accuses state Department of Corrections of racial bias

Robert Hadley Dec. 30, 2015, 7:40pm

NEW ORLEANS – A St. Charles Parish woman says her former employer, the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections, unlawfully discriminated against her based on her race.

Sex offender alleges tougher treatment after move to Louisiana

The Louisiana Record Apr. 30, 2015, 11:55am

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Parking enforcement firm sues state police over allegations of abuse

The Louisiana Record Apr. 22, 2015, 12:52pm

An Orleans Parish company and its principals brought a lawsuit against the Louisiana State Police, Department of Public Safety and individual personnel for an alleged civil rights violation in 2014.

NOLA.COM and Times-Picayune sued by imprisoned man over article

Kyle Barnett Feb. 13, 2014, 8:01pm

GRETNA – A man who was sentenced to 20 years after allegedly illegally having his longtime girlfriend kicked out of his home through a court order so he could sell her possessions, has filed a hand written suit against his former girlfriend as well as a New Orleans area newspaper reporter who covered the story.

Sister of man who died in Rusty Pelican Motel fire in Grand Isle sues

Kyle Barnett Oct. 21, 2013, 4:28pm

Rusty Pelican Motel before being destroyed by fire.

Louisiana State Police and officer sued over traffic accident

Kyle Barnett Feb. 22, 2013, 6:36am

GRETNA – A Jefferson Parish man is suing the State Police over a car accident he was in that he claims was the fault of a trooper.

East Baton Rouge Parish Jail, sheriff sued for holding inmate past release date

Catherine Melancon Dec. 10, 2012, 1:18am

BATON ROUGE – A Baton Rouge man is suing multiple parish entities after he was allegedly held in prison after his ordered release date.

State troopers sued for alleged civil rights violations, assault and battery

Catherine Melancon Dec. 7, 2012, 3:47am

BATON ROUGE – A Livingston Parish man is suing three state troopers, the state police superintendent and state police for allegedly violating his civil rights.

Louisiana State Penitentiary sued by inmate over missing property

Catherine Melancon Nov. 1, 2012, 6:33am

BATON ROUGE – An inmate is suing Louisiana State Penitentiary employees after his personal property allegedly went missing and he never received a response on to a claim he made to prison administrators.

Woman says evidence was used against her in illegal interrogation

Catherine Melancon Oct. 8, 2012, 2:52am

James G. Knipe, III BATON ROUGE – A Baton Rouge woman is suing a division of the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections for allegedly wrongfully suspending her driver's license.

Prisoner sues state over parole violation sentencing

Catherine Melancon Oct. 1, 2012, 1:24pm

BATON ROUGE – A prisoner serving time at Elayn Hunt Correctional Center is accusing the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections of exceeding its authority.