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NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit recently dismissed an appeal to overturn a district court decision regarding a defamation lawsuit filed against People Magazine in the publication of an article about an unsolved 1985 murder.
Louisiana State University alumnus Rep. Steve Scalise, U.S. House majority whip, gave the keynote address at LSU’s 295th commencement and the main address at the LSU Law Center’s commencement on June 1. Scalise graduated from LSU with a bachelor’s degree in computer science and a minor in political science.
A federal judge who stopped construction of the Bayou Bridge Pipeline last month has explained her ruling, stating that the long-term impact the pipeline will have on the environment is greater than the damage that stopping it would do.
An appeals court has reversed an order requiring Ferrara Fire Apparatus Inc. to pay Red Star Consultants LLC and Fepro Fire Protection Co. more than $500,000 in a lawsuit regarding the sale of fire trucks.
Construction of the Bayou Bridge pipeline will continue, a federal judge ruled earlier this month, casting aside objections from environmental groups who tried to put a stop to the construction of the final leg of the project due to concerns about the impact it will have on the land and wildlife.
BATON ROUGE – Two prisoners have filed a federal class-action lawsuit against David Wade Correctional Center in Homer and the Louisiana Department of Corrections alleging that inmates are “being held in extreme, abusive conditions” and are treated with “cruel and unusual punishment,” according to the lawsuit filed on Feb. 20.
NEW ORLEANS — The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has overturned a New Orleans appellate court ruling in a dispute between insurance companies and who was responsible for a sunken tug boat.
NEW ORLEANS – President Donald Trump said he will work with Congress to put his proposed tax reform plan in place this year, with the House Ways and Means Committee expected to push a tax reform bill within the first 100 days of the Trump administration, according to a National Law Review article by a New Orleans attorney employed by Jones Walker LLP.
SHREVEPORT — A lawsuit filed
by civic activist and local resident Elliott Stonecipher centers on
whether retirement benefits and other financial gains paid to elected
Caddo Parish commissioners are unconstitutional.