NEW ORLEANS — The head of a grassroots legal-watchdog group in Louisiana is hoping that now that Jimmy Genovese has taken his position as a Louisiana Supreme Court judge, he will shake off the millions that backed his campaign.
NEW ORLEANS – A Louisiana Supreme Court recently ruled, despite contention among judges, that an arbitration clause within a contract for an indoor trampoline park's participation agreement was not enforceable because it was adhesionary and lacked mutuality of consent.
NEW ORLEANS — A Louisiana court has declined to vacate a recent award where the arbitrator admitted that a mistaken calculation resulted in one of the party’s receiving a larger award than what they were entitled to or asked for in their original filing.
NEW ORLEANS – U.S. District Judge Sarah Vance has been asked to review a case regarding the removal of a Louisiana Supreme Court justice by his fellow justices to prevent him from hearing two legacy oil cases.
NEW ORLEANS – An attorney has filed an appeal with the Louisiana Supreme Court to overturn his suspension banning him from practicing law after he was accused of allegedly using racially offensive and derogatory terms to refer to judges and lawyers.
LAFAYETTE – This year's general election for a seat in the third district of the Louisiana Supreme Court ran close but Republican Jimmy Genovese, 67, won, which many are calling a win for trial lawyers.
LAFAYETTE — After one of the most bruising and expensive judicial election battles in the history of Louisiana, the state's oil and gas interests and lawsuit reform activists have accused plaintiff lawyers of trying to stack the Louisiana Supreme Court in their favor.