NEW ORLEANS — The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals has agreed to deny citizenship to a permanent resident who had been convicted of conspiracy to commit false or altered lottery tickets.
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NEW ORLEANS — A Concordia Parish Correctional Facility detainee who had been stabbed and stomped on by fellow inmates will get to pursue legal claims against a prison worker who allegedly delayed medical care for more than 10 days after the attack.
NEW ORLEANS — A lawsuit-lending company that had been ordered to pay back $20,000 in restitution for fees it obtained from a fraudulent Deepwater Horizon claim can keep it.
NEW ORLEANS — Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s administration wrote a letter to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals asking for 24 hours advance notice before it releases a decision in the Confederate monument removal case.
NEW ORLEANS -- More than 20 years after Carol Bernofsky first filed suit for wrongful dismissal from his job as a biochemistry professor, he is still fighting what he believes is a grave injustice.
NEW ORLEANS – Federal agencies will not block the removal of a New Orleans monument that pays tribute to the white supremacist revolt in the Battle of Liberty Place.
BATON ROUGE – A study conducted by researchers at the University of Arkansas’ Department of Education Reform revealed that them Louisiana Voucher Program has reduced racial desegregation in public schools, contradicting a federal lawsuit filed in 2013 that claimed otherwise.
Fifth Circuit Court upholds sanctions barring attorneys from representing Deepwater Horizon claimants
NEW ORLEANS – The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld sanctions against two attorneys in June, who were disciplined in 2015 for allegedly paying for referrals for claims related to the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.