Louisiana Supreme Court

State Supreme Court decision could have national impact
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Thomas Perumean
December 11, 2019 - 6:18 am
The Louisiana Supreme Court will rule today on the matter of Normand v. Walmart. Should the decision go in favor of Jefferson Parish large retailers like Walmart and Amazon could be required to collect sales taxes for third-party transactions on their online marketplaces. "Under our law, other...
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Associated Press
September 26, 2019 - 7:26 pm
The "Nola No-call" lawsuit is back on, weeks after an attorney and New Orleans Saints fan said he was dropping it. After the dismissal of the “Nola No-call” lawsuit against the NFL was cited by attorneys for the Roman Catholic Church in a sex abuse case, a New Orleans Saints fan said he has changed...
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August 14, 2019 - 8:57 pm
A ruling by Louisiana's Supreme Court states that the NFL can hold off, for now, on providing documents and answering questions in a lawsuit by a New Orleans Saints fan over the referees' failure to call crucial penalties in a January playoff game in which the Los Angeles Rams were victorious...
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AP
April 11, 2019 - 9:23 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana inmate whose case led to a landmark Supreme Court ruling extending the hope of freedom to juvenile offenders sentenced to life without the possibility of parole was again denied that freedom on Thursday after more than five decades in prison. A three-member board...
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January 20, 2019 - 4:37 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana's Supreme Court turned down appeals from prosecutors and defense attorneys in the case of a man convicted in a deadly 2014 gunfight on New Orleans' Bourbon Street. Trung Le was originally convicted of manslaughter in the death of a bystander — nursing student Brittany...
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September 07, 2018 - 5:23 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ Louisiana's Supreme Court has overturned the conviction and death sentence of a man who prosecutors say lured a 12-year-old boy to his death in 2010 by sending text messages in which he pretended to be a teenage girl. The high court said Brian Douglas Horn's rights were violated...
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June 30, 2018 - 11:39 pm
(AP) — Just days after the state's high court ordered a new trial, a New Orleans woman convicted of murdering her abusive husband has received a bond low enough to get out of jail. The Louisiana Supreme Court on Wednesday voted 6-1 for a new trial in Catina Curley's case. The court said Curley's...
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June 27, 2018 - 4:24 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ Louisiana's Supreme Court has upheld a tax imposed by the city of New Orleans on dealers of alcoholic beverages. Wednesday's ruling reverses a lower court ruling in what had been a victory for a liquor-industry lobbying group and the Louisiana Restaurant Association. They had...
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April 23, 2018 - 4:38 pm
(AP) _ The chief justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court asked lawmakers to spend more on courts next year. Chief Justice Bernette Johnson spoke Monday to a joint gathering of the House and Senate, only days after the House stalled a proposal that would cut judicial money in the budget year that...
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April 11, 2018 - 4:41 pm
District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro said today that an appellate panel's ruling that vacated the 2016 manslaughter conviction of Bourbon Street gunman Trung Le will be appealed to the Louisiana Supreme Court. A three-judge panel from the state's 4th Circuit Court of Appeal on today issued a decision...
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