March 22, 2017 11:55 AM
U.S. District Judge Ivan Lemelle said it violates equal protection rights as well as the fundamental right to marry ...
March 13, 2017 02:14 PM
Stephanie A. Finley, based in Lafayette, joined two other Obama appointees in announcing her departure ...
March 3, 2017 04:16 PM
It was not immediately known whether the flood authority would continue to pursue the federal suit by asking for a 5th Circuit rehearing or going to the Supreme Court ...
Feb. 17, 2017 11:35 AM
The company didn't seek Food and Drug Administration approval for the products or have them tested for safety and effectiveness ...
Nov. 11, 2016 01:08 PM
The state Department of Natural Resources doesn't have the staff, funding or capability to conduct the thousands of "administrative enforcement actions" necessary to address the violations alleged by the parish, the judge ruled ...
Oct. 31, 2016 02:50 PM
As of last week the two candidates for the only contested seat on Louisiana Supreme Court had raised a total of $1.5 million in campaign contributions ...
Sept. 30, 2016 02:12 PM
Earlier this month, a three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld an injunction blocking the cut, which would have kept needy Louisiana women from getting non-abortion services at Planned Parenthood facilities ...
Sept. 14, 2016 02:05 PM
The state of Louisiana has lost another legal round in its attempt to take Medicaid funding away from Planned Parenthood clinics ...
Sept. 6, 2016 01:44 PM
The reports suggest the use of pre-trial diversion programs, more drug courts, reducing the use of mandatory minimum sentences and providing more rehabilitation services to inmates ...
April 5, 2016 01:25 PM
The settlement, first announced in July, includes $5.5 billion in civil Clean Water Act penalties and billions more to cover environmental damage and other claims by the five Gulf states and local governments ...

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