Louisiana Supreme Court

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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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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December 29, 2017 - 1:28 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ The Louisiana Supreme Court has put a hold on a hearing about New Orleans' mayor-elect while considering whether the judge should step aside. State Attorney General Jeff Landry has subpoenaed Mayor-elect LaToya Cantrell's personal bank records. She won 60 percent of the vote to...
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