NEW ORLEANS — The St. Tammany Sheriff’s Office is pleased after a judge recently dismissed a civil-rights lawsuit against it following a New Orleans man’s claims that he was physically attacked during an arrest.
SLIDELL — A prisoner in a Louisiana jail has reached an out-of-court settlement with the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office after charging a since fired deputy officer with viciously attacking him in an unprovoked incident while he was handcuffed.
NEW ORLEANS—The father of a man shot and killed by St. Tammany Parish deputies in October has sued the sheriff’s office, claiming excessive force, but a 2014 U.S. Supreme Court decision might make his case difficult to win.
NEW ORLEANS – Dane Ciolino, a professor at Loyola University New Orleans Law School, believes the conviction of St. Tammany District Attorney Walter Reed on state campaign finance charges is tantamount to federal overreach.
METAIRIE — The Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board has concluded that an attorney originally charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana he received as payment for legal services will not lose his law license.