NEW ORLEANS — A settlement agreement approved by a federal court stipulates the city of New Orleans and the Regional Transit Authority will bring more than 2,000 bus stops into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
BATON ROUGE – The hearing committee assigned to investigate formal charges filed by the Office of Disciplinary Counsel (ODC) against Louisiana attorney Michael A. Betts has recommended he be publicly reprimanded for violating Louisiana Rules of Professional Conduct.
BATON ROUGE – In a recent disciplinary matter arising from formal charges, the Office of Disciplinary Counsel (ODC) requested that attorney Toby J. Aucoin be suspended from practicing law for a year and a day.
NEW ORLEANS – The Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board has
recommended to the Louisiana Supreme Court (LASC) that attorney N. Dawn Harper be
suspended from practicing law for three years and return all unearned fees to clients.
A federal appellate court recently issued two related decisions that reject the Sierra Club’s attempt to challenge the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) environmental impact analysis and subsequent approval of two proposed liquid natural gas (LNG) export projects.
NEW ORLEANS – A federal court is expected to rule soon on the lawsuit filed by Louisiana Supreme Court Justice Jeff Hughes requesting a reversal of his forced recusal by fellow justices, citing violation of his constitutional rights.
BATON ROUGE—Gov. John Bel Edwards’ attempt during a May meeting to
push gas and oil companies to pay for coastline restoration, with no proof of permit violations, is getting pushback from those being pushed.
BATON ROUGE – The lawsuit filed last month against Louisiana State University (LSU) by its former marching band director, Roy King, is moving to federal court as the result of a notice filed by the school.