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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.

AIDS Healthcare Foundation hopes settlement resolves conflict among other agencies

By Kerry Goff | May 3, 2016

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), which is the largest clinic provider in the East Baton Rouge parish and services more than 1,500 patients, most of whom are HIV positive, accused Baton Rouge of abusing its authority in the awarding of Ryan White Care Act funding for only three eight services provided by AHF. They filed a suit against the city to dispute the limited funding, and the issue was settled in late April.

Sanctity of confession stands for now, but Louisiana Supreme Court to have final say

By Ruth de Jauregui | Apr 28, 2016

BATON ROUGE–After Judge Mike Caldwell of the 19th Judicial District ruled earlier this year that a priest does not have to reveal alleged wrongdoings heard in confession, the ruling was automatically sent for appeal to Louisiana's Supreme Court.

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