NEW ORLEANS – Two Canal Street Investors, suing over its losing bid to develop New Orleans' World Trade Center, claims the mayor's office is attempting an end run around the judiciary by backing a new state Senate bill that could cost the developer millions.
SHREVEPORT – Shreveport attorney and businessman Richard "Ricky" John says he has his mind on veterans and their families as he makes his first bid for public office, the 4th U.S. Congressional District seat.
BATON ROUGE – The Mother’s Day 2013 beating of a St. Francisville man outside a north Baton Rouge gas station is unfortunate, but not the fault of gas companies that provide fuel to the gas station, a Louisiana Oil & Gas Association (LOGA) spokesman said in a recent interview.
NEW ORLEANS – In its latest lawsuit over losing its bid to develop the World Trade Center, Two Canal Street Investors criticize the real estate consultants who advised the city leaders, despite praising the development in one of three emails approximately a year ago.
NEW ORLEANS – Former Ascension Parish Justice of the Peace Leroy Laiche Jr. has only days remaining to ask the Louisiana Supreme Court to reconsider its decision last week to remove him for misconduct.
NEW ORLEANS – The trial date is set for a lawsuit that challenges New Orleans' lease to a Four Seasons developer of the vacant World Trade Center tower but that developer is moving ahead with work on the project, a spokesman said.
BATON ROUGE – Louisiana's American Civil Liberties Union has thrown its weight behind the state's Supreme Court Chief Justice's dire warnings about the present crisis of underfunded public defenders that has left thousands of litigants on waiting lists.
NEW ORLEANS – Postcards with the return address of the nonprofit "NOLA Taxicab Legal Fund," whose directors include plaintiffs in a lawsuit against 10 UberX drivers, are being mailed to other New Orleans-area UberX drivers claiming they "may be the subject of a lawsuit."
NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) – A lawsuit filed earlier this year by more than two dozen cab drivers against UberX drivers is unique as Uber lawsuits go, but isn't unique to Louisiana, a labor law professor said recently. law professor said in an interview.
BATON ROUGE – More activity with the state's drug courts and district attorneys' offices is what Louisiana Association of Drug Court Professionals' (LADCP) new president is hoping for in his two-year term.
BATON ROUGE – The rest of the country could learn a lesson from Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards' decision to end a lawsuit filed by his Republican predecessor against Common Core, a spokeswoman for the governor said.
NEW ORLEANS – The impact of a Louisiana Supreme Court decision in favor of Kenner firefighters in a pension case is not yet clear, but may herald favorable outcomes for plaintiffs in similar cases, an attorney with the law firm who represented the firefighters said in an interview.
NEW ORLEANS — Judge James "Jimmy" Genovese, a candidate for the Louisiana Supreme Court, hopes experience gained during his time on the Third Circuit Court of Appeal and his 41-year-law career will appeal to state voters in November.
BATON ROUGE – A former Louisiana State University professor's federal lawsuit against LSU administrators is a lesson that instructors cannot be harassed "without fear of retaliation," an American Association of University Professors chairman said.
BATON ROUGE—State legislators must put partisan politics aside if the Pelican State hopes to climb out of its "judicial hellhole," the executive director of Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch (LLAW) recently told the Louisiana Record.