Louisiana

Legal Marketing

Lawyer is flattered by toddler’s obsession with his TV ads

Criminal Justice

Why the Louisiana movie theater gunman was able to buy a gun

Evidence

Process server criminally charged for ‘slapped’ lawsuit gets civil rights case OK

Legal Ethics

Lawyer is disbarred for ‘social media blitz’ intended to influence custody case and top state court

Criminal Justice

A few DAs account for most death sentences, law prof finds; one calls for more ‘revenge’ executions

Constitutional Law

ACLU suit challenges Louisiana governor’s ‘marriage and conscience order’

Criminal Justice

Feds arrest 243 in record $712M health care billing-fraud bust

Prosecutors

Private investigator pleads guilty to bribing DA staffers in exchange for favorable treatment

Trials & Litigation

Man on trial in bail-jumping case exits courtroom as lawyers talk with judge in chambers

White-Collar Crime

2 lawyers convicted in scheme to get film-industry tax credits without paying required expenses

White-Collar Crime

2 attorneys on trial for allegedly defrauding state tax credit program

Constitutional Law

State troopers get booted, arrest the parking attendant and remove boot themselves, suit says

Criminal Justice

Man who punched sister’s accused killer in court is held in contempt and fined $100

Trials & Litigation

Appeals court: Driver who kicked drunken friend out of his car is liable for 3rd-party hit-and-run

Death Penalty

Prosecutor: I was ‘arrogant, judgmental, narcissistic’ in capital prosecution of now-exonerated man

Family Law

As a growing number of states enact ‘rehoming’ laws, Facebook reportedly disables adoption page

Trials & Litigation

Federal judge sanctions 3 lawyers, says they can’t file oil spill claims against BP

Criminal Justice

Lawyer gets 1-day suspended sentence in taxicab incident; civil rights suit by driver is ongoing

Criminal Justice

Judge kicks defense lawyer off attempted murder case for failing to participate

Criminal Justice

Ex-con arrested in alleged murder plot against high-profile criminal defense lawyer