NEW ORLEANS – New Orleans attorney and former Orleans Parish Assistant District Attorney Eusi Hekima Phillips will face no charges in a testimony deal he allegedly cut with a jailhouse informant in a murder case more than a decade ago.
NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit ruled Jan. 28 that the Walmart store in Pass Christian, Mississippi was correctly classified as a startup business in the settlement agreement process following the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill in 2010, which is the exact opposite of the claim filed by BP Exploration & Production.
Fresh off a strong conservative mandate from voters in the fall elections, Stephen Waguespack, president of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI), Louisiana’s state chamber of commerce and manufacturing association, is looking forward to making progress on tort reform when the legislature convenes in March.
WASHINGTON – Louisiana voters have already done away with non-unanimous jury verdicts in criminal cases but U.S. Supreme Court justices have for months been mulling a case from the state that could decide whether such laws could ever again be revived.
NEW ORLEANS — A Hammond hospital won't have to pay the paltry amount in statutory damages or legal fees a federal court ordered more than a year ago for infringing on a credentialing company's copyright, an appeals court panel recently ruled.
Citing free speech and the right to protest, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a lower court decision allowing a Louisiana police officer to sue Black Lives Matter organizer DeRay Mckesson.