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Judge dismisses ACLU lawsuit aimed at boosting Louisiana's indigent defense funding

Rebecca Campbell Mar. 19, 2017, 1:15pm

BATON ROUGE — A federal judge in Baton Rouge has dismissed a lawsuit brought against the office by the American Civil Liberties Union that attempted to force the state to change budget inadequacies for those who can’t afford lawyers under court order.

Louisiana police officers others encouraged to model New Orleans' efforts

Michelle de Leon Sep. 26, 2016, 10:27am

NEW ORLEANS -- Activists have called upon police officers across the country to turn to the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) as their role model for handling protests and other demonstrations in their communities.