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Attorney calls on Louisiana lawyers to do pro bono work

Melissa Busch Apr. 12, 2017, 1:06pm

Louisiana is not only one of the poorest state’s in the nation, it is also one of four states that provide zero funding for legal aid.

Loyola University law program mentors young attorneys who want their own practices

Melissa Busch Apr. 2, 2017, 10:01pm

NEW ORLEANS — As the incubator program at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law continues to grow in popularity, the school recently welcomed seven new attorneys into its intensive two-year mentorship and skills program.  

Does Louisiana's legal system in regard to criminal convictions discriminate against African-Americans?

Dee Thompson Mar. 3, 2017, 9:06pm

NEW ORLEANS — District Court Judge Arthur Hunter ruled in an early February murder trial that Louisiana’s law requiring only 10 of 12 jurors to make the same conclusion about a defendant’s guilt is not — as defense attorney Colin Reingold characterized it — a racist law.