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Loyola professor says limits on non-disclosure agreements might reduce number of sexual harassment settlements
BATON ROUGE – A recently passed bill giving sexual harassment victims more freedom to talk about their experiences might be a deterrent to settling cases out of court, according to a Loyola University law professor.
Louisiana's litigious culture is gaining even more national notoriety as the City of New Orleans recently sued a number of major oil and gas companies for allegedly contributing to coastal erosion.
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A group of African Americans has been allowed to move forward with a lawsuit after they were allegedly rejected from a Louisiana Parish jury.
A Louisiana State University professor who was fired in 2015 for vulgar language is seeking the revival of her lawsuit against the university, claiming that she was fired for language that qualified as constitutionally protected speech.
Law professor says lawsuit against NFL regarding pass interference non-call is unlikely to be successful
New Orleans attorney Frank D'Amico Jr. recently filed a lawsuit on behalf of New Orleans Saints season-ticket holders claiming that the National Football League should have called a pass interference penalty in the final minutes of the NFC Championship game in which the Los Angeles Rams beat the Saints 26-23.
Law professor calls arrest of teacher at Vermilion Parish School Board meeting a violation of First Amendment rights
A teacher at Rene Rost Middle School in Kaplan has filed a lawsuit against the Vermilion Parish School Board and a police officer after she alleges she was prohibited from participating in a school board meeting and then arrested.
Outcome of Port Allen police officer's discrimination suit will depend on facts he can present, attorney says
A former Port Allen police officer is suing the Police Department alleging he was the victim of religious discrimination in his former workplace, a recent posting on theadvocate.com said.
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The Center for Constitutional Rights is suing the owners of the Bayou Bridge Pipeline in the Atchafalaya Basin claiming that Energy Transfer Partners violated constitutional law by using the land without consent from the landowners.
GRETNA – A frequent critic of the Jefferson Parish Council who was awarded $20,000 stemming from a federal lawsuit that he had filed nearly five years after being ejected from a public meeting, recently said he will continue to criticize the local government.
Loyola law professors support fight against Trump's attempt to rollback health and safety regulations
Led by legal experts at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, law professors nationwide are challenging President Donald J. Trump’s executive order that directs agencies to forego issuing any new regulations, including health and safety measures, unless they rescind two others.