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Panel recommends suspension for New Iberia attorney who pleaded guilty to election law violations in judgeship bid

By Karen Kidd | May 17, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) – New Iberia attorney and former judge candidate Shane Errol Romero faces suspension following a recommendation issued May 14 by a Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (LADB) hearing committee and his 2016 guilty plea regarding campaign financing of an inflammatory political flier.

Baton Rouge attorney who allegedly practiced law while suspended faces permanent disbarment

By Karen Kidd | Apr 25, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) – Longtime Baton Rouge attorney Mark G. Simmons faces permanent disbarment following an April 16 Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (LADB) hearing committee recommendation after he allegedly practiced law while suspended.

Court rules that redistribution of taxes is unconstitutional

By Carrie Bradon | Feb 15, 2019

A Baton Rouge district court ruled that a funding system for the state’s tax board is unconstitutional, as the statute is allegedly using taxes for purposes upon which the voters have not decided.

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