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More merchants could join suit against Southeast Louisiana Drainage Project

NEW ORLEANS – A lawyer says he hopes more New Orleans business owners will join a lawsuit alleging a drainage project has damaged their livelihoods.

Confidence in judiciary up in the air after fraud conviction of Orleans Parish judge

NEW ORLEANS – A professor of law says it is hard to determine if the conviction of an Orleans Parish judge for fraud has undermined public confidence in the judiciary.

Louisiana legal professionals recognized for pro bono work

NEW ORLEANS – Louisiana Appleseed, a non-profit organization, recently honored several attorneys and legal professionals for providing pro bono assistance to different groups.

Watchdog group opposses Medicare Transparency Act

A watchdog group says a Congressional bill that is designed to increase transparency for Medicare Part D could actually lead to higher drug costs.

District court judge wants to improve efficiency of Louisiana Supreme Court

LAFAYETTE – Judge Marilyn Castle of the the 15th Judicial District said she will rule fairly and impartially if she is elected to the Louisiana Supreme Court.

La. attorney accused of derogatory language expects to be disbarred, but says he's being 'railroaded'

An attorney accused of using racially offensive words and other derogatory terms to describe judges and other lawyers said it is a forgone conclusion that he will be permanently disbarred.