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Following a lawsuit filed by the ACLU in 2018, which alleged that ICE and Homeland Security were issuing blanket denials of parole, 150 individuals took part in a hunger strike at a Louisiana ICE correctional center.
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The ACLU of Louisiana filed a lawsuit on April 8 after an environmental activist was arrested, claiming the arrest was a violation of his First Amendment rights.
BATON ROUGE – A man who was arrested in August after a traffic stop has filed a federal lawsuit claiming the Baton Rouge Police Department is guilty of numerous wrongdoings, including violation of his constitutional rights and putting his life in danger by making him the subject of a manhunt.
A series of lawsuits are being filed on behalf of inmates that have been kept in Louisiana prisons for periods of time, ranging from weeks to years, after their release dates.
A number of lawsuits claim that, despite suffering from a serious health condition that required treatment, Louisiana prisons inmates were instead left to die.
ACLU calls teacher's arrest at Vermilion Parish School Board meeting a 'heavy-handed attempt to silence dissent'
A middle school teacher in Kaplan and the Louisiana attorney general have filed a lawsuit against the Vermilion Parish School Board claiming the teacher was forcibly removed from a school board meeting for respectfully disagreeing.
Religious discrimination suit raises constitutional issues, Americans United for Separation of Church and State says
A Port Allen police officer recently filed a lawsuit alleging the city's police chief subjected him to religious discrimination and created a hostile work environment.
The state of Louisiana recently indicated it wants to continue to fight in support of a law that bars exotic dancers younger than 21 from performing naked, a posting on nola.com said.
Fifth Circuit to rule on case involving man who was arrested for threatening to file complaint against police
William Aubin Jr. was at home when a sheriff’s deputy arrived on his street looking for a reckless driver. The deputy was not looking for Aubin, but he ended up getting arrested anyway.
The Slidell City Council passed a local ordinance last summer that would have required a license to panhandle after city officials reported there were 70 public complaints about nuisances caused by panhandlers.