445 ABA Journal Louisiana articles.
The U.S. Supreme Court struck down a restrictive Louisiana abortion law in a closely watched case on Monday. A concurrence by Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. provided the fifth vote to strike down the Louisiana law, which requires doctors at abortion clinics to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals.
Jun 29, 2020 9:30 AM CDT
DOJ engaged in ‘highly irregular conduct,’ says amicus appointee in Michael Flynn case
The U.S. Department of Justice “engaged in highly irregular conduct to benefit a political ally of the…
Jun 10, 2020 4:01 PM CDT
The Louisiana 4th Circuit Court of Appeal has overturned two manslaughter and molestation convictions in response to a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that nonunanimous jury verdicts are unconstitutional.
May 29, 2020 2:32 PM CDT
The Louisiana Supreme Court reinstated a lawyer Tuesday who had been suspended for a year and a day for chest bumping a prosecutor in a judge’s chambers.
May 28, 2020 10:48 AM CDT
Prosecutors in New Orleans aren’t entitled to dismissal of a lawsuit claiming that they issued fake subpoenas to pressure crime victims and witnesses to meet with them.
Apr 24, 2020 11:14 AM CDT
The power to respond to a public health crisis exists in the U.S. Constitution, state constitutions, regulations and case law. But the way they fit together is not always clear, especially in the wake of a modern-day global crisis.
Apr 21, 2020 8:00 AM CDT
A unanimous verdict is needed to convict a defendant of a serious criminal offense, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday.
Apr 20, 2020 11:58 AM CDT
Federal stimulus package extends student loan payment deferments for 6 months
Under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, borrowers can now suspend federal student loan payments until Sept.…
Mar 30, 2020 4:29 PM CDT
A Louisiana lawyer who interrupted a deposition 145 times and made 106 objections will have to pay for the conduct.
Mar 30, 2020 12:39 PM CDT
Former prosecutor suspended for bar assault
A New York appeals court has imposed a two-month suspension on a former prosecutor in New York County after his conviction for getting into…
Mar 12, 2020 4:31 PM CDT
Louisiana’s governor is calling for the resignation of a judge who acknowledged using the N-word in text messages with a chief deputy with whom she once had an affair.
Feb 27, 2020 1:47 PM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the family of a Mexican teen fatally shot by a U.S. Border Patrol agent can’t sue for damages over the cross-border shooting.
Feb 25, 2020 12:01 PM CST
Every abortion case that reaches the U.S. Supreme Court has high stakes. The case that the justices will hear on March 4 is all the more momentous because of recent changes on the court.
Feb 20, 2020 1:05 PM CST
An appeals court has withdrawn an opinion in which a Trump judicial appointee added a footnote criticizing a Mississippi lawyer for appearing to appeal to gay prejudice.
Feb 20, 2020 9:56 AM CST
The New Orleans Saints apparently had a hand in determining which local priests were on a pedophile list, according to lawyers for sex abuse plaintiffs suing the Archdiocese of New Orleans.
Jan 30, 2020 4:03 PM CST
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