460 ABA Journal Louisiana articles.
Nov 25, 2020 11:13 AM CST
Proposed $26B opioid settlement disclosed
Four companies involved in making and distributing opioids have disclosed a proposed $26 billion settlement that would end thousands of lawsuits by state and local…
Nov 6, 2020 3:48 PM CST
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Oct 16, 2020 1:56 PM CDT
In April, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Ramos v. Louisiana that split verdicts in state trials for serious criminal offenses violated the Sixth Amendment right to a fair trial, overturning a high court ruling in 1972 that upheld them. The effect of the court’s ruling in Ramos is that state courts will now vacate cases with split verdicts on direct appeal. Prosecutors will next decide whether to retry them. What is unclear is whether the ruling will apply retroactively.
Oct 1, 2020 2:10 AM CDT
Sep 28, 2020 1:02 PM CDT
Book by Mueller prosecutor says more could have been done
A book by Andrew Weissmann, a former prosecutor for special counsel Robert Mueller said the office failed to fully investigate…
Sep 22, 2020 4:45 PM CDT
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Aug 10, 2020 12:07 PM CDT
The public’s approval of the U.S. Supreme Court is the highest it has been in more than a decade, according to a new poll from Gallup. The results, released Wednesday, show that 58% of Americans say the Supreme Court handles its job responsibly.
Aug 7, 2020 9:31 AM CDT
Lawsuit filed for immigrant children detained at Hampton Inn
A lawyer with the Texas Civil Rights Project was forced out of a Hampton Inn hotel in McAllen, Texas, where he…
Jul 27, 2020 4:58 PM CDT
Jul 23, 2020 12:02 PM CDT
Inside Louisiana’s maximum security prison, inmate Archie Williams used to watch America’s Got Talent and visualize himself performing on the show. It was a dream that couldn’t have seemed further from reality. But on May 26—37 years after his conviction and a little over a year since his exoneration and release—his improbable dream came true.
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