lawsuit filed against Bossier School System in Benton abuse scandal
Posted on 10/29/2018 2:00:00 AM.

Parents of a Benton Elementary School nine-year-old student who say their child was abused by alleged serial predator and teacher “Perry” Norcross have filed a lawsuit against the Bossier Parish School System alleging negligence. Legal Analyst Tim Meche says if evidence surfaces that the school was warned about Norcross, they could be in trouble.

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La. Attorney General sues Corps of Engineers
Posted on 2/9/2018 3:28:00 PM.

Attorney General Jeff Landry filed a lawsuit against the Corps of Engineers alleging that the Corps expanded the Intracoastal Waterway in Vermillion Parish beyond the borders set in a 1920s agreement. Landry says the Corps has increased the size of the waterway far past what the state imagined, which the AG says has contributed to the decline of Louisiana’s coastline.

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Lawyers representing Alton Sterling's children file wrongful death lawsuit
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.
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AG Jeff Landry has once again filed suit against Governor John Bel Edwards
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.

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Lawsuit filed against Gov Edwards for inadequately funding public defenders
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.

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Gov. Edwards sues AG Jeff Landry for rejecting contracts with non-discrimination clauses
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.
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Strippers sue state over age requirement law
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.

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Trump threatens lawsuit over allocation of Louisiana delegates
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

Former LSU Professor fired for using profanity files lawsuit against LSU
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.

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Deposition ordered for Tom Benson
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.  
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