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Louisiana would be hard hit if DACA comes to an end

NEW YORK – The impact of immigrants and the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program on Louisiana's economy is part of today's iMarch for Immigration, a 50-state campaign calling for a resolution for DACA by year's end.

American Express claims it's owed more than $30,000

GRETNA — American Express claims that it is owed more than $30,000 for an open account held by a Jefferson Parish man.

Capital One customer allegedly behind on payments

GRETNA — A Capital One Bank card holder allegedly owes more than $2,000 in past due payments.

Capital One seeking unpaid debt from Kenner woman

GRETNA — Capital One claims that a Kenner woman owes more than $4,000 on a past due account.

Loyola professor's defamation suit against New York Times remanded to New Orleans court

The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit has ruled that a lower court erred in dismissing a defamation suit against the New York Times in which an economics professor claims the publication quoted him out of context.

Capital One accuses woman of owing more than $2,000 in credit card debt

A bank is suing Donna Gordy for alleged past due payments.

Akorn shareholder seeks to enjoin vote on proposed merger

BATON ROUGE – A shareholder is seeking to enjoin a vote on a pharmaceutical company's proposed merger until information has been released.

ACLU seeks names of attorneys accused of sending false subpoenas

A suit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union against New Orleans’ criminal prosecutor seeks the names and state bar association numbers of attorneys who may have sent out fake subpoenas.

Stock shares owner seeks to enjoin Akorn vote on proposed transaction

BATON ROUGE – An owner of Akorn shares of common stock has filed a class action over allegations a proxy statement the company release is misleading.

Donatas Motiejunas enters final stages of arbitration with Houston Rockets

A New Orleans Pelicans player has entered the final stages of arbitration with his former team.

Lawyer cleared of murdering wife sues Baton Rouge Police Department, People Magazine

A Baton Rouge-based lawyer who has been cleared of involvement in his wife's murder is going forward with a series of lawsuits against the Baton Rouge Police Department (BRPD), the local district attorney's office and People Magazine.

Former employee accuses Schlumberger and MetLife of wrongful termination

DT&R field specialist recently filed a class-action lawsuit against Schlumberger Technology Corporation, Metropolitan Life Insurance Company for alleged denial of benefits and wrongful termination.

Deaf individual alleges University Medical Center Management Corp. failed to provide interpreter

NEW ORLEANS – A deaf individual residing in Jefferson Parish who uses American Sign Language to communicate alleges that she was not provided an interpreter while receiving treatment at a medical facility.

Lawsuit alleges Lafayette police officer Illegally deleted photo of suspect

LAFAYETTE — A Lafayette corrections officer illegally deleted a photo a suspect’s mother took on her cellphone, a lawsuit filed in federal court claims.

Capital One claims customer failed to pay off credit card

GRETNA – Capital One is seeking over $3,000 in damages for an open account.

Judge dismisses ACLU lawsuit aimed at boosting Louisiana's indigent defense funding

BATON ROUGE — A federal judge in Baton Rouge has dismissed a lawsuit brought against the office by the American Civil Liberties Union that attempted to force the state to change budget inadequacies for those who can’t afford lawyers under court order.

Louisiana attorney serves as co-author of legal guide to doing business in Cuba

BATON ROUGE — A new guide book is geared toward aiding Americans on how to understand and navigate the Cuban legal system.

Boustany sues Simon & Shuster over prostitution allegations

LAFAYETTE — Republican John Kennedy emerged from the crowded primary for the Senate seat left vacant by departing Republican David Vitter with advantages over Democrat Foster Campbell as they head into the Dec. 10 runoff.

Jefferson Parish official accused of preferential treatment of certain voters

HARAHAN — Louisiana officials are investigating the “special” voting machine used by some voters in Jefferson Parish following complaints that the system may have been rigged.

Louisiana residents file lawsuit alleging Facebook ads are discriminatory

SAN FRANCISCO — A lawsuit has been filed against Facebook alleging civil rights violations in its ads.