434 ABA Journal Louisiana articles.
A federal whistleblower lawsuit ordered unsealed today claims that State Farm Insurance Co. pressured engineers investigating homeowner claims to falsify reports about the cause of damage from Hurricane Katrina.
Aug 6, 2007 11:14 PM CDT
A federal appeals court ruled today that the FBI must return privileged legislative documents seized in a raid of U.S. Rep. William Jefferson’s office last year.
Jefferson was indicted after…
Aug 3, 2007 4:31 PM CDT
Hurricane Katrina washed out Louisiana’s justice system. Now it may be on the verge of moving into the 21st century.
Aug 1, 2007 9:50 AM CDT
A grand jury in New Orleans has refused to indict a doctor accused of murdering four hospitalized patients by having them injected with a lethal drug cocktail in the aftermath…
Jul 24, 2007 6:56 PM CDT
A physician who stuck it out at a New Orleans hospital in disastrous conditions following Hurricane Katrina has filed a lawsuit against the state attorney general who accused her of…
Jul 17, 2007 5:16 PM CDT
Cockfighting will soon be illegal in all 50 states. A bill banning the sport in Louisiana, the only state where it is currently legal, was signed yesterday by the state…
Jul 13, 2007 5:56 PM CDT
Nearly two years after Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans and the Mississippi Gulf Coast on Aug. 29, 2005, displaced residents from the lowest economic rungs of the region’s economic ladder…
Jul 13, 2007 2:17 AM CDT
Charges have been dropped against two nurses accused of having helped murder four patients, aged 61 to 90, allegedly given a lethal drug cocktail by a physician during the chaos…
Jul 6, 2007 1:59 AM CDT
A New Orleans judge is shining a light on the city’s troubled public defender system.
Judge Arthur Hunter Jr. has held hearings into problems plaguing indigent defendants as the justice…
Jun 27, 2007 4:12 PM CDT
Several nurses are reportedly soon to testify before a grand jury, two of them under immunity grants, in an ongoing criminal investigation of the deaths of at least four hospitalized…
Jun 20, 2007 11:26 PM CDT
Even the Best Disaster Plans Can’t Help New Orleans Lawyers Account for Lost Clients, Disruption and Uncertainty
Feb 21, 2006 11:15 AM CST
Victims of Hurricane Katrina Face Legal Issues at Every Turn
Feb 21, 2006 10:46 AM CST
Gulf Coast Courts Rode Out the Storm—Now They’re Struggling to Come Back
Feb 2, 2006 3:03 AM CST