The Louisiana Supreme Court partly upheld a court’s decision to assign new ownership and rename what had been designated a lake since 1812, leaving advocates confused as to the body of water’s purpose.
LaPLACE – An announced vote approving a $130 million project to restore Maurepas Swamp near New Orleans is a great shot in the arm but more coastal restoration work must be done, a spokesman for a Washington-based environmental group said.
NEW ORLEANS - The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana partially dismissed a claim from a man who sued the Orleans Parrish Sheriff’s Office (OPSO) alleging that a female captain of the force discriminated against him because he is a man.
NEW ORLEANS — Suspended longtime Baton Rouge attorney Felix Anthony DeJean IV, convicted of allegedly "chest bumping" a district attorney while leaving a judge's chambers in 2015, could be reinstated following a recent recommendation.
A Louisiana judge granted a plaintiff motion to compel in a Fair Labor Standards Act case that was conditionally certified as a collective action case against a former employer. The former employees are seeking that business contracts to be entered into the trial.
NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Longtime Gretna attorney and former Harahan Magistrate Pro Tempore Demetrie Elijah Ford has been voluntarily suspended following a Feb. 10 Louisiana Supreme Court attorney disciplinary proceeding for allegedly practicing law while ineligible.