Russell Boniface News

Federal judge to decide if Black Lives Matter can be sued

By Russell Boniface | Jul 8, 2017

A U.S. district judge is expected to determine if a Louisiana police officer's lawsuit against Black Lives Matter can proceed.

Arkansas court allows Louisiana sporting goods store to be sued in Arkansas

By Russell Boniface | Mar 25, 2017

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Arkansas Court of Appeals has ruled that an Arkansas woman can sue a Louisiana sporting goods store for damages in Arkansas court.

Defamation suit against People magazine heads to federal court

By Russell Boniface | Nov 12, 2016

BATON ROUGE – A Baton Rogue attorney’s defamation lawsuit against People magazine regarding a 2015 story alleging he murdered his wife will be heard in federal court.

Impact of recent flooding on Baton Rouge courts expected to vary

By Russell Boniface | Sep 18, 2016

BATON ROUGE – The August flooding in the Baton Rouge area closed the 19th Judicial District Court for six straight workdays, but a professor expects little delay in civil cases.

After Hours Medical Group allegedly refuses to vacate its leased space

By Russell Boniface | Sep 9, 2016

GRETNA — East Jefferson General Hospital has filed a lawsuit in the 24th Judicial District Court in Gretna against urgent care company After Hours Medical Group, which is partially owned by former hospital employee and Jefferson Parish coroner Dr. Gerry Cvitanovich.

Tulane University Law School’s experiential learning program helps form professional identities

By Russell Boniface | Jul 15, 2016

NEW ORLEANS – Tulane University Law School’s newly reorganized experiential learning program will integrate several skill-building offerings under one umbrella to help students gain hands-on training and to shape their professional identities, the school says.

Legal expert thinks government overstepped its bounds in St. Tammany DA's conviction

By Russell Boniface | May 23, 2016

NEW ORLEANS – Dane Ciolino, a professor at Loyola University New Orleans Law School, believes the conviction of St. Tammany District Attorney Walter Reed on state campaign finance charges is tantamount to federal overreach.

Louisiana Association of Business and Industry opposes state False Claims Act

By Russell Boniface | Apr 15, 2016

BATON ROUGE – A bill aiming to combat and prevent fraud and abuse committed by any person against the state government was recently introduced into the Louisiana State Legislature.

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