May 27, 2016

Inmates kept in prison past release dates

Inmates kept in prison past release dates     Eric Lichtblau of The New York Times reports that more than 4,300 federal inmates were kept in […]
May 26, 2016

Indictment against former St. Bernard Sheriff’s deputy quashed

Indictment against former St. Bernard Sheriff’s deputy quashed     Ben Meyers of The Times-Picayune reports that a St. Bernard Parish judge last week nullified the […]
May 25, 2016

New Orleans needs to reduce incarceration

New Orleans locking up fewer people, but still needs to reduce incarceration     In a guest column written recently for NOLA.com Mitch Landrieu writes that […]
May 24, 2016

Expert testifies on Sheriff Gusman’s ability to run jail

Expert testifies on Sheriff Gusman’s ability to run jail     Emily Lane of The Times-Picayune reports that Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman’s failure to comply […]
May 21, 2016

Louisiana House makes getting TOPS more difficult

Louisiana House makes getting TOPS more difficult     Mark Ballard of The New Orleans Advocate reports that the he Louisiana House approved raising the standards […]
May 20, 2016

A Safe Alternative For Your Child

A Safe Alternative for Your Child     Heather Miller at WGNO reports that a Baton Rouge mother who said she was no longer able to […]
May 17, 2016

Louisiana Hate Crimes

Louisiana could be the first state where targeting police is a hate crime     Elahe Izadi of The Washington Post reports that Louisiana may become […]
May 15, 2016
Car accident

Crash, Not Accident

Crash, Not Accident     The New York Times reports roadway fatalities are soaring at a rate not seen in 50 years, resulting from crashes, collisions and […]
May 15, 2016

Pfizer blocking use of its lethal injection drugs

Pfizer blocking use of its lethal injection drugs     The Associated Press reports that pharmaceutical company Pfizer said Friday it was blocking use of its […]
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