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Appeals court upholds constitutionality of lump sum association fee statute

Sam Knef Apr. 12, 2017, 5:25pm

Homeowners in the Eastover subdivision in New Orleans lost an appeal at the Louisiana Fourth District Circuit Court of Appeal, which found a state statute that facilitated the collection of association dues to be constitutional.

Wrongful death judgment for children of painter killed in wall collapse upheld

Sam Knef Apr. 12, 2017, 12:54pm

The state's Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed an Orleans Parish court decision to award nearly $1 million in damages to the children of a painter who died when part of a segmented concrete wall collapsed on him.

Brown beats Chase in tight race between Orleans Parish judges for 4th Circuit seat

Pam Wright Apr. 9, 2017, 11:44am

NEW ORLEANS — In a tight race between a pair of Orleans Parish Civil District judges for an open seat on the 4th Circuit Court of Appeal, Paula Brown edged out her friend, Tiffany Chase.

Appeals court reverses summary judgment for levee contractor in racial discrimination case

Sam Knef Apr. 8, 2017, 2:08am

NEW ORLEANS — The Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal has reversed a lower court's summary judgment finding in a racial discrimination case involving a levee work project in Algiers and remanded it for further proceedings.

Fourth Circuit affirms dismissal of World Trade Center development lawsuit

Karen Kidd Feb. 26, 2017, 11:19pm

NEW ORLEANS — A Florida businessman's litigation blocking World Trade Center development appears to be headed to the Louisiana Supreme Court, but the winning bidder's spokesman has claimed validation in a recent appeals-court decision.

Jones Walker LLP adds 11 associates in Texas, Louisiana

Heather Doyle Nov. 20, 2016, 7:57pm

NEW ORLEANS — Jones Walker LLP, one of the 120 largest law firms in the U.S., is adding 11 associates to its Louisiana and Texas offices.

November races include supreme, appeals and district court judges

Dawn Geske Jul. 22, 2016, 3:05pm

NEW ORLEANS – Several court elections are in play for Louisiana’s judicial system come November.

Louisiana Supreme Court pondering condemning of Violet Dock Port

Kerry Goff Jul. 10, 2016, 11:21pm

NEW ORLEANS – The Louisiana Supreme Court is currently addressing a case that is questioning whether the Louisiana Constitution forbids the taking of private property through eminent domain for the purpose of economic development. 

WTC developer to ask appeal court to reconsider its revocation of lower court ruling

Karen Kidd Jun. 4, 2016, 7:03am

NEW ORLEANS – The winning bidder to develop New Orleans' former World Trade Center, embroiled in a court battle with one of the losing bidders, will ask an appeals court to reconsider its decision to revoke a lower court judge's order that a Florida business man appear for deposition.

Easy win aside, embattled Orleans Parish Criminal Court judge likely faces tough road ahead

Kyle Barnett Nov. 6, 2014, 6:29pm

NEW ORLEANS – Despite his reelection Tuesday to the Orleans Parish Criminal Court, longtime Judge Frank Marullo is likely looking at a rough road ahead.

Marullo qualifies for Nov. 4 election after three courts support eligibility

Chelsea Partington Nov. 4, 2014, 7:01am

Judge Frank Marullo