The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) was established by the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 as a research agency focused on the study of worker safety and health.
Bossier City attorney Michael David Cox has been suspended on an interim basis following a Jan. 26 Louisiana Supreme Court order, a little more than two years after he and his wife were arrested for allegedly stealing from a dying man.
New Orleans attorney and city councilman James Austin Gray II has been suspended for the second time in three years following a Jan. 29 Louisiana Supreme Court disciplinary proceeding after he allegedly failed to respond to an official complaint.
Slidel attorney Joseph George Pastorek II, also a physician in Covington, has been permanently disbarred following a Jan. 30 Louisiana Supreme Court disciplinary proceeding after his 2011 conviction in the U.S. Department of Justice's
The Louisiana 1st Circuit Court of Appeal has upheld a lower court ruling of summary judgment and dismissal of a demand for a tax refund on certain property and rejecting a request for a new trial in a dispute over barge taxes.
A recent settlement in a First Amendment case filed by American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana (ACLU) that stemmed from Lafayette Police Department deleting a citizen's photograph shows the public has a right to take a photo in public when law enforcement is present.
A 19th Judicial District judge has refused to order an additional records search in the office of Gov. John Bel Edwards in a case brought by activists including environmental group Louisiana Bucket Brigade to stop construction of an oil pipeline.