438 ABA Journal Louisiana articles.
Many see the case of Teresa Buchanan at Louisiana State University as emblematic of the precarious state of academic freedom for college and university professors. Others view the case as an example of the perils of applying a categorical rule to limit professorial speech.
Oct 1, 2018 1:40 AM CDT
After a year in which sexual harassment in the workplace has taken center stage, the ABA House of Delegates voted to urge legal employers not to require mandatory arbitration of such claims.
Oct 1, 2018 12:50 AM CDT
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Jul 3, 2018 7:00 AM CDT
A Louisiana man has been convicted of attempted manslaughter for shooting into the car of a fleeing home invader who allegedly held three people at rifle-point before being disarmed.
May 4, 2018 12:26 PM CDT
For around 60 years, conservative and liberal judicial nominees praised the school desegregation decision Brown v. Board of Education as a groundbreaking statement of equality by the U.S. Supreme Court.…
Apr 27, 2018 11:48 AM CDT
Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry said Tuesday that he was declining to prosecute two Baton Rouge police officers in the July 2016 shooting death of a black man selling CDs…
Mar 28, 2018 9:17 AM CDT
Kris Gerig and Sarah Abbott first met when they served on a New Orleans jury in August 2015 for a theft case.
They were back in court on March 14…
Mar 27, 2018 3:18 PM CDT
Lawyers for a Louisiana death row inmate with a major neurocognitive order never presented that mitigation evidence to jurors and didn’t investigate the issue on post-conviction appeal, according to Justice…
Mar 5, 2018 11:36 AM CST
A Louisiana woman received a suspended sentence on Monday after pleading guilty to stealing $116,000 from the state supreme court while working as a payroll supervisor.
Misty Corb, 38, of…
Feb 8, 2018 4:09 PM CST
Eight states described as having “a legitimate and substantial interest in preserving and promoting fetal life” have weighed in on a lawsuit seeking to clear the way for immigrant minors…
Jan 9, 2018 4:02 PM CST
HB 688 ultimately passed with large bipartisan majorities, making Louisiana the first state to “ban the box” for college admissions.
Dec 1, 2017 12:15 AM CST
Louisiana is part of a nationwide movement toward justice reinvestment—policies aimed at simultaneously reducing crime and reining in corrections spending, while still holding offenders accountable. Gelb calls those goals “our holy trinity.”
Dec 1, 2017 12:10 AM CST
Our inaugural year of the Web 100 list honors 50 blogs (and adds five more to our Blawg 100 Hall of Fame.)
Dec 1, 2017 12:02 AM CST
It has become an annual ritual in Louisiana: Nearly every winter, the state’s public defenders run out of money. Last year, 33 of the state’s 42 local indigent defense…
Nov 30, 2017 2:15 PM CST
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