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Louisiana high court's eminent-domain decision could affect future government actions, lawyer says

By Karen Kidd | Feb 14, 2018

A split Louisiana Supreme Court finding St. Bernard Parish's 2010 seizure of a private port along the Mississippi River lawful could encourage aggressive government takings, an attorney in the case and a dissenting justice said.

St. Bernard Parish Council to vote on proceeding with suit against oil industry

By Vimbai Chikomo | Apr 4, 2016

CHALMETTE — The St. Bernard Parish Council is expected to vote on Tuesday on whether to allow St. Bernard Parish President Guy McInnis and a controversial law firm to potentially file a lawsuit on behalf of the parish against oil and gas companies for alleged coastal damage and land loss.

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