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Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch says reform of asbestos compensation needed

By John Sammon | May 25, 2017

A Louisiana government watchdog activist said she hopes the U.S. Senate will pass legislation that will crack down on attorneys who siphon off of damage claims for people who suffer from work-related asbestos exposure.

Sen. Ted Cruz settles lawsuit with New Orleans-based music licensing firm

By Erica Portillo | Dec 4, 2016

NEW ORLEANS – Former Republican presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz will pay $55,000 to a music-licensing start up firm, Audiosocket, for alleged copyright infringement and breach of a licensing agreement.

Tulane grad, Alabama judge being considered as Scalia replacement

By Dee Thompson | Nov 18, 2016

WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump has confirmed that he will choose one of the names on his previously announced “shortlist” of 11 judges to replace U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who died last February, which includes a judge from the South. 

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