|Posted on 10/24/2018 5:45:00 AM.|
Amendment number two on the November ballot is getting nationwide attention, with over two million dollars pumped into the state to convince voters to support requiring unanimous jury decisions in felony trials. President of the Public Affairs Research Council, Robert Travis Scott, says the amendment will have huge legal ramifications if approved.
|PAR, Public Affair Research Council, Robert Travis Scott, Unanimous Juries, Louisiana, law, election, midterm, 2018|
|Posted on 8/30/2018 2:56:00 AM.|
The Republican Judiciary PAC is backing a constitutional amendment on the fall ballot that would require unanimous jury verdicts in all criminal cases. It’s yet another conservative organization who’s backing what was legislation that began with one of the Capitol’s most liberal lawmakers. Erath Representative, Republican Blake Miguez says he’s backing the amendment and hopes other right leaning voters will as well.
|Blake Miguez, unanimous jury, law, courts, criminal justice, Louisiana, conservative, 2018|
|Posted on 9/1/2014 11:16:00 AM.|
Michelle Southern reporting.
The law that would require abortion doctors to have admitting privileges at hospitals went into effect today, but a Louisiana judge rules officials can not enforce it yet. Abortion doctors who have started the application process can not be penalized under the order.
|abortion, law, House bill 388, louisiana right to life, center for reproductive rights, benjamin clapper, janet crepps|