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Jail-beating lawsuit settled by St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office

Glenn Minnis Mar. 17, 2017, 8:38am

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.

Law prof: Excessive use of force cases made more difficult by Supreme Court ruling

Jamie Kelly Jul. 9, 2016, 7:03pm

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. 

Legal expert thinks government overstepped its bounds in St. Tammany DA's conviction

Russell Boniface May 23, 2016, 2:30pm

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.

St. Tammany Parish attorney allegedly caught taking marijuana for services will retain law license

Vimbai Chikomo Nov. 27, 2015, 1:07pm

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.