Legal News

June 21, 2013

new Louisiana Law to shorten drug convictions for time in rehab

Attorney Martin E. Regan, Jr. shares with clients Governor Bobby Jindal signed a bill into law Thursday that will allow nonviolent drug offenders to gain early release from jail if they participate in rehabilitation programs. The sentencing reform legislation was part of the governor's package of bills during this year's session.
June 21, 2013

Mandatory Minimums

    Juries Must Find Facts on Mandatory Minimum Sentences, Supreme Court Rules The US Supreme Court Monday dealt a blow to mandatory minimum sentencing, ruling […]
June 15, 2013

Seven Rules for Recording Police

          7 Rules for Recording Police Last week the City of Boston agreed to pay Simon Glik $170,000 in damages and legal […]
June 13, 2013

Aggresive Enforcement of Healthcare Fraud

  If you are a physician and you are notified that your practice is going to be audited” or subjected to any sort of forensic or […]
June 12, 2013

Wage Gap Between Men and Women Still Exists

Men and Women and both working harder than ever. And yet, for the mot part women and not receiving equal compensation when performing equal work as men.
April 25, 2013


On February 28, 2013 a St. John the Baptist jury found Mr. Rodney Washington NOT GUILTY in the death of a La Place man that occurred […]
March 10, 2012
Kirby Hunter, his family and Martin E. Regan Jr.

New Orleans Man Acquitted of The Charge of Forcible Rape

False complaint left man in jail for 15 months. The jury acquitted Mr. Hunter of the charge of forcible rape after only one hour of deliberation.
January 9, 2012

First Not Guilty Verdict in 2012 returned in less than 19 minutes

District Attorney’s office charged the wrong man and imprisoned him for two years in an Orleans Parish jail for a crime he had not committed. Attorney Martin E. Regan, Jr. secured a resounding victory for his client Mr. Brown with this first acquittal of 2012.
August 6, 2011

Client Released from Federal Immigration Detention after Guilty Plea Withdrawn

The firm of Martin E. Regan and Associates successfully argued to withdraw the guilty plea of a legal permanent resident facing deportation after pleading guilty to state criminal charges.