NEW ORLEANS — The Louisiana Supreme Court’s Chief Justice recently blasted her colleagues for upholding an 18-year prison sentence for a man who was convicted of possessing less than an ounce of marijuana, calling the punishment “ridiculous” and fiscally irresponsible.
The Louisiana Supreme Court recently upheld a recommendation by the Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board’s Office of Disciplinary Counsel (ODC) to place attorney Channing J. Warner on a 366-day suspension.
A federal judge recently refused to reverse a lower court's decision to dismiss a case brought by a Louisiana Supreme Court justice who accused four of his colleagues of allegedly violating his civil rights.
The Louisiana Supreme Court recently ruled in favor of a prisoner incarcerated at the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, finding he was denied due process with respect to the forfeiture of $1,330.
NEW ORLEANS — The Supreme Court of Louisiana has found that a lower court was wrong in ruling that a prisoner serving time on a drug conviction hadn't waited a full five years to seek return of $944 seized when he was arrested.
NEW ORLEANS — The Louisiana Supreme Court has denied a request to hold a new hearing to determine if District Court Judge Darryl Derbigny will have to repay more than $10,000 in reimbursed health-care expenses the Court had previously deemed improper.
NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans attorney Romualdo “Romi” Gonzalez was publicly reprimanded by the Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board at the recommendation of the Office of Disciplinary Counsel following an investigation into misconduct complaints against the attorney.