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Battle for charter schools heading to Louisiana's Supreme Court

Chandra Lye Feb. 5, 2017, 5:55pm

BATON ROUGE — The legal battle over the financing of charter schools will soon be in the hands of the Louisiana Supreme Court.

Inmates released following lawsuit claiming illegal detention

Chandra Lye Jan. 25, 2017, 8:48pm

NEW ORLEANS — A pair of inmates have been released after a social justice organization filed a lawsuit on their behalf claiming they were being illegally detained in East Carroll Parish.

Former police captain accused of tampering with evidence at murder scene may file defamation suit

Chandra Lye Dec. 28, 2016, 7:35pm

NEW ORLEANS — A retired New Orleans police captain has been contemplating a defamation lawsuit against an attorney who accused him of tampering with evidence at a murder scene. 

Louisiana legislators side with attorney general over dispute with governor

Chandra Lye Nov. 27, 2016, 10:48pm

BATON ROUGE — Fifteen members of the Louisiana Legislature have filed a petition regarding litigation between Gov. John Bel Edwards and Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry.

City of New Orleans seeks to settle fatal police shooting lawsuits

Chandra Lye Nov. 17, 2016, 6:15pm

NEW ORLEANS — The City of New Orleans has been making efforts to settle lawsuits in a couple of fatal police shooting instances that occurred after the destruction left by Hurricane Katrina.

Top 100 Law Firm opens New Orleans office

Chandra Lye Jul. 29, 2016, 1:17pm

One of the top law firms in the United States has acquired 30 lawyers from the recently-closed firm of Beirne, Maynard & Parsons.

New Orleans company sues over alleged Hand Grenade drink infringement

Chandra Lye Jul. 25, 2016, 4:04pm

New Orleans’ Tropical Isle has filed a complaint against a North Carolina company claiming the company has been making its trademark Hand Grenade drink.