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- Campaigns & Elections
Privacy, search and seizure law, the separation of powers, and methods for interpreting state law were explored by the four candidates vying for a seat on the Louisiana Supreme Court during a gentlemanly discussion at Loyola School of Law on Wednesday.
- Attorneys & Judges
Campaign donors to governor, attorney general turn up on list of private attorneys working on Louisiana's opioid lawsuit
A number of private attorneys and law firms have been hired to work on Louisiana’s massive lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies that produce opioids, and it's no surprise that many of them are campaign donors to either Gov. Bel Edwards or to Attorney General Jeff Landry.
Panel recommends suspension for New Iberia attorney who pleaded guilty to election law violations in judgeship bid
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.
Court made right call in allowing Jefferson Parish's former attorney to pursue restitution case, law professor says
Former Jefferson Parish Attorney Tom Wilkinson was recently allowed to proceed with his lawsuit against Karen Parker, the ex-wife of former Parish President Aaron Broussard, that claims she did not pay her portion of restitution that was part of a settlement in a political corruption case.
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.
NEW ORLEANS — As the incubator program at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law continues to grow in popularity, the school recently welcomed seven new attorneys into its intensive two-year mentorship and skills program.
Does Louisiana's legal system in regard to criminal convictions discriminate against African-Americans?
NEW ORLEANS — District Court Judge Arthur Hunter ruled in an early February murder trial that Louisiana’s law requiring only 10 of 12 jurors to make the same conclusion about a defendant’s guilt is not — as defense attorney Colin Reingold characterized it — a racist law.