Town Hall Meeting Sparks Policing Debate

For possibly the first time since news broke about police-involved killings in Ferguson, Missouri and Staten Island, New York, top Northwest Louisiana law enforcement officials, prosecutors and civil rights attorneys gathered at a public town hall meeting in Bossier City Thursday to discuss policing and the use of force.   Click here for full article

2014 Annual Joint Inns of Court Meeting

On October 29, 2014, Chief Judge Carl Stewart, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, was the keynote speaker for the New Orleans Bar Association Inn of Court, 2014 Annual Joint Inns of Court Meeting…   Click Here to Read Full Article

Election boundaries lawsuit heads to trial

A lawsuit that alleges Baton Rouge City Court election boundaries dilute the majority power of black voters heads to trial Monday in front of a federal judge who has warned for two years he may take action if state lawmakers failed to. . . Click for Full Article

16th LJC-NBA Annual Meeting and Continuing Legal Education Article

The Louisiana Judicial Council of the National Bar Association held its 16th Annual Meeting and Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Seminar March 6-9, 2014 in Lafayette.  The theme for the conference was “Access to Justice.”  Chair Judge Edwin Lombard presided over the conference.  Judge Alonzo Harris served as conference chair…   Click to Read Full Article