|Posted on 6/27/2017 12:07:00 PM.|
By Jeff Palermo
Lawyers representing Alton Sterling's children have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Baton Rouge, it's police department and police chief and the two white police officers who were involved in last summer's fatal shooting of the black man. Attorney Chris Stewart says a culture of racial bias among Baton Rouge cops fueled the shooting.
|Alton Sterling, lawsuit, racist behavior, Baton Rouge Police Department, Chris Stewart, Michael Adams|
|Posted on 4/11/2017 3:08:00 PM.|
The feud continues between the governor and the attorney general as Jeff Landry has once again filed suit against John Bel Edwards. The lawsuit states the governor’s office doesn’t have the right to withhold $4 million in operational funds from his agency.
|John Bel Edwards, Jeff Landry, lawsuit|
|Posted on 2/6/2017 1:12:00 PM.|
A class action lawsuit has been filed in Baton Rouge against Governor John Bel Edwards and the public defenders board accusing the state for failing to adequately fund the Louisiana’s public defender system.
|Lisa Graybill, Mark Cunningham, John Bel Edwards, lawsuit|
|Posted on 9/30/2016 2:37:00 PM.|
Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards files a lawsuit against Republican Attorney General Jeff Landry for blocking state contracts that contains clauses preventing LGBT discrimination. Edwards says Landry is over stepping his constitutional powers.
"It is not his place in the framework of our government to replace my priorities with his own," Edwards said.
|John Bel Edwards, lawsuit, non-discrimination clause, LGBT, Jeff landry, contracts|
|Posted on 9/27/2016 11:14:00 AM.|
Three strippers are suing the state over the new law that requires dancers in clubs to be at least 21-years-old. Legal analyst Tim Meche doesn’t think the suit will be successful because challenges to the federal drinking age requirement were struck down.
|Tim Meche, strippers, lawsuit|
|Posted on 3/28/2016 12:05:00 PM.|
Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has tweeted out that a lawsuit is coming over the possibility he could receive fewer delegates from Louisiana than Senator Ted Cruz, even though Trump won the Louisiana Presidential Primary. State republican party executive director Jason Dore says they've followed the rules when it comes to allocating the delegates.
|Donald Trump, lawsuit, delegates, Jason Dore, Louisiana Republican Party|
|Posted on 1/21/2016 11:48:00 AM.|
The LSU Professor who was fired for allegedly creating a hostile learning environment held a press conference today to announce she’s suing the university. Teresa Buchanan says she was wrongfully fired for expressing academic freedom. She says it’s a professor’s job to stimulate students thinking and to get them to question assumptions.
|LSU, lawsuit, Teresa Buchanan, sexual harassment, Ernie Ballard|
|Posted on 1/14/2016 12:37:00 PM.|
New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson has been ordered by a Texas judge to give a deposition in the court battle over the family trust. Thus far, Benson has refused to personally participate in any of the proceedings.
|Tom Benson, lawsuit, Tim Meche, New Orleans Saints, New Orleans Pelicans, family trust|
|Posted on 12/18/2015 6:04:00 AM.|
Court filings reveal LSU made alterations to a contract after it was signed by former LSU defensive coordinator John Chavis. Chavis is suing the school for defamation and claims he does not owe the university any money for leaving for Texas A&M. Legal analyst Tim Meche says a messy divorce like this, leads to ugly details.
|LSU Football, John Chavis, lawsuit, Tim Meche|
|Posted on 12/14/2015 3:05:00 PM.|
The Benson family saga took a turn Monday as New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson offered to resign as a trustee in a disputed family trust in Texas on the condition that his daughter Renee doesn't take his place.
|Tom Benson, lawsuit, trust, Saints, Pelicans, Tim Meche|
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