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Inmates were left to die from Hep C, ACLU claims in lawsuits

By Carrie Bradon | Feb 14, 2019

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'

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 23, 2019

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.

City of Slidell opts not to challenge federal ruling against proposed panhandling license

By John Sammon | Jul 16, 2017

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.

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