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    Jeff Hughes Is Trying Really Hard To Pay Off His Campaign Contributors And Decide Cases Against Oil Companies, But…

Jeff Hughes Is Trying Really Hard To Pay Off His Campaign Contributors And Decide Cases Against Oil Companies, But…

…so far it’s not happening for him. A quick story from AP… A federal judge is being asked to take another look at the Louisiana Supreme Court’s removal of one of

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    Plaintiff lawyers put up $1M to fund late attacks on LA Supreme Court candidate

Plaintiff lawyers put up $1M to fund late attacks on LA Supreme Court candidate

Plaintiff lawyers are funneling millions of dollars into two last-minute campaigns against 15th Judicial District Court Judge Marilyn Castle, who is seeking to fill an open seat on the Louisiana

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    The Louisiana Supreme Court Has Good News For Catholic Criminals

The Louisiana Supreme Court Has Good News For Catholic Criminals

If you’re a criminal with a hurt conscience, there is some good news for you. The Louisiana Supreme Court has ruled that a priest cannot legally be forced to divulge

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    Trial Lawyers Are Once Again Trying To Buy A Seat On The Louisiana Supreme Court

Trial Lawyers Are Once Again Trying To Buy A Seat On The Louisiana Supreme Court

The trial lawyers are trying to buy the Third District seat on the Louisiana Supreme Court. Their candidate is Jimmy Genovese who is running against conservative Marilyn Castle. The trial

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    Super-Rich Trial Lawyers Bankrolling Gumbo PAC

Super-Rich Trial Lawyers Bankrolling Gumbo PAC

It is no surprise that super PACs are playing a huge role in the 2015 Louisiana election cycle. With the wide-open race to replace Gov. Bobby Jindal finally heating up,

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    Louisiana ranks among America’s worst “judicial hellholes” for fifth year

Louisiana ranks among America’s worst “judicial hellholes” for fifth year

BATON ROUGE, LA (Dec. 16, 2014)— Louisiana has earned the seventh-highest ranking in the 2014–2015 American Tort Reform Association (ATRA) Judicial Hellholes® report of the worst places to be sued.

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Judges gone wild

  Judges gone wild

A whole series of judicial miscues, ranging from laughable to outrageous, has emerged in Louisiana over the past year.  Consider

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SADOW: Onward And Upward With Education Reform

  SADOW: Onward And Upward With Education Reform

As expected, the Louisiana Supreme Court flushed home the slam dunk on the state’s 2012 revolutionary education reforms, and having

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Lawyers Behaving Badly

  Lawyers Behaving Badly

Some lawyers in Louisiana seem to get away with dodgy behavior.  From their questionable advertising tactics, to the relentless filing

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SADOW: The Louisiana Supreme Court Just Begged The Federal Supremes To Clean Up Its Mess

  SADOW: The Louisiana Supreme Court Just Begged The Federal Supremes To Clean Up Its Mess

The Louisiana Supreme Court’s decision regarding a civil matter may end in a monumental First Amendment decision setting a landmark for future

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SADOW: It’s Going To Take A Lot Of Political Will To Get Rid Of Unneeded Judgeships

  SADOW: It’s Going To Take A Lot Of Political Will To Get Rid Of Unneeded Judgeships

The Louisiana judiciary went into full bunker job protection mode at the latest meeting of the body that advises on judicial policy,

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SADOW: Supremes Throw Jindal A Speed-Bump On Vouchers

  SADOW: Supremes Throw Jindal A Speed-Bump On Vouchers

The Louisiana Supreme Court’s decision to strike down the funding mechanism for the state’s scholarship voucher program causes another complication

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The Truth Is A Lot Sunnier On The Voucher Ruling Than Esquire Magazine Believes

  The Truth Is A Lot Sunnier On The Voucher Ruling Than Esquire Magazine Believes

Here’s what the nauseatingly-liberal Esquire Magazine had to say about yesterday’s news that the Louisiana Supreme Court had struck down

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UPDATED: Supreme Court Kills Louisiana Voucher Funding

  UPDATED: Supreme Court Kills Louisiana Voucher Funding

The school voucher program per se isn’t unconstitutional. The Court just said that funding it through the Minimum Foundation Program

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SADOW: No Surprises In Last Night’s Elections – Or Their Consequences

  SADOW: No Surprises In Last Night’s Elections – Or Their Consequences

With the couple of Louisiana regional elections turning out as anticipated, presumed political consequences are confirmed. For the Third District

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SADOW: The State Supreme Court Race Is A Classic Single-Issue Muddle

  SADOW: The State Supreme Court Race Is A Classic Single-Issue Muddle

When was the last time Louisiana’s state party endorsed and Koch Industries donated the maximum to the same Democrat candidate

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Personal Injury Lawyers Go “All In” for Jeff Hughes

  Personal Injury Lawyers Go “All In” for Jeff Hughes

Personal injury lawyers are pouring hundreds of thousands of dollars into the Louisiana Supreme Court race, hoping to elect their

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The Most Brutal Hit Job Of This Election Cycle In Louisiana…

  The Most Brutal Hit Job Of This Election Cycle In Louisiana…

…is not from the presidential race. And it’s not from the Boustany-Landry race, which has been a dirtier knife-fight than

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Legacy Lawsuit Lawyers Working to Tip the Scales of Justice?

  Legacy Lawsuit Lawyers Working to Tip the Scales of Justice?

After losing their fight against reform in the Legislative Session earlier this year, it seems the legacy lawsuit lawyers are

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