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La. governor takes hunting vacation with lawyer retained by state to sue oil industry

By Hanna Nakano | Nov 2, 2016

Edwards joined major campaign donor Taylor Townsend on a four-day hunting trip to Colorado, renewing questions about the appropriateness of their relationship.

Jim Letten discusses joining Butler Snow, balancing work at Tulane

By Hanna Nakano | Nov 18, 2015

NEW ORLEANS — Former U.S. Attorney Jim Letten recently joined the law firm of Butler Snow as counsel at its New Orleans office.

Settlement reached in inmate suicide; family not optimisitic about change

By Hanna Nakano | Oct 26, 2015

Attorney Emily Ratner said family of deceased hopes what happened will send a message, but she’s not sure how optimistic they are in light of recent events.

DraftKings fantasy sports employees banned from playing on other sites

By Hanna Nakano | Oct 26, 2015

An online fantasy sports website has released a statement saying their employee did not use inside information to win big on another company’s site – and has now banned employees from playing fantasy sports on all other daily fantasy sports websites.

Louisiana GOP, business coalition at odds over District 94 candidates

By Hanna Nakano | Oct 23, 2015

A candidate endorsement from the Louisiana Republican Party has the group at odds with a coalition of businesses in the state, just hours before the primary election.

Diversity Task Force submits recommendations to LSU Law Center

By Hanna Nakano | Oct 21, 2015

The Diversity Task Force at the Paul M. Hebert Louisiana State University Law Center is working to raise awareness and acceptance for cultural and ethnic diversity in their program.

Appeals court backs Louisiana attorney general, bans EPA rule

By Hanna Nakano | Oct 19, 2015

A federal appeals court has temporarily blocked an EPA ruling the Louisiana attorney general says would have unjustly affected thousands of property owners in the state.

Louisana Democratic Party calls attorney general's re-election campaign ugly

By Hanna Nakano | Oct 14, 2015

Opponents of Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell are calling his re-election campaign ugly.

A.G. candidate Landry pledges transparency

By Hanna Nakano | Oct 13, 2015

An organization working to hold attorney general candidates accountable says Louisiana attorney general candidate Jeff Landry has made a pledge to be transparent in office.

New Orleans attorney elected to Federation of Defense & Corporate

By Hanna Nakano | Oct 12, 2015

Attorney Liz Roussel, partner and executive committee member at Adams and Reese in New Orleans, has been elected to join the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel.

Louisiana State Museum sued by quadriplegic man claiming discrimination

By Hanna Nakano | Oct 12, 2015

A quadriplegic man who suffers from cerebral palsy is accusing the board of directors of the Louisiana State Museum of discrimination.

Cigna insurance tells disabled woman to go back to work, suit claims

By Hanna Nakano | Oct 12, 2015

A Metairie woman deemed totally disabled from any occupation by both physicians and the Social Security Administration claims her medical insurance provider denied her claims and told her to go back to work.

Ship worker severely burned, claims ship was not seaworthy

By Hanna Nakano | Oct 12, 2015

A ship worker who was injured on the job claims his injuries could have been prevented and is now suing all companies involved.

Cellphone tower company sues two citizens, claims to be blocked from getting to work

By Hanna Nakano | Oct 9, 2015

A cellphone tower company claims two private citizens have been putting up literal roadblocks and preventing their crews from doing maintenance on a tower.

Hurricane Katrina symposium scheduled at Southern University Law Center

By Hanna Nakano | Oct 9, 2015

“The most important thing to remember is that when governmental agencies fail the community, those agencies are not immune from judicial review,” Guillory told the Record.

Worker sues Bridge City Center for Youth, alleging wrongful firing

By Hanna Nakano | Oct 7, 2015

A Jefferson woman injured on the job is suing her employer, alleging she fired when she told her boss her injuries required surgery.

Disabled woman sues LINA, alleging termination of coverage

By Hanna Nakano | Oct 7, 2015

A disabled Marrero woman is suing her insurance company, alleging it terminated her coverage and suggested she get a new job.

Employees sue Epic Diving & Marine, alleging racial discrimination

By Hanna Nakano | Oct 7, 2015

Two former employees are suing a Belle Chase company, alleging they were were racially discriminated against, then fired for complaining about it.

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