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Critical police-reform bill on qualified immunity narrowly passes House

The Louisiana House lawmakers passed a monumental police reform bill Tuesday night that would dismantle the qualified immunity protection that has long shielded police...

Lawmaker pulls bill to ease parole access for juvenile lifers

A Louisiana legislator pulled his bill to ease access to parole for people who committed murder before the age of 18 after it became...

Louisiana lawmaker wants governor, legislators to have more control over public...

A powerful Louisiana lawmaker is seeking to rearrange the management of the state’s troubled public defender system -- a move that criminal justice advocates...

Louisiana residents convicted of felonies move closer to serving on juries

The Louisiana House voted 55-42 Tuesday to allow people convicted of felonies to serve on juries. The legislation has been sent to the Senate...

It’s time for Louisiana to end juvenile life without parole |...

Thirty years ago, the United Nations issued the Convention on the Rights of the Child in which it outlined various protections that should be...

Will Louisiana fully legalize marijuana? 10 things to know about the...

The Louisiana Legislature took a major step toward fully legalizing marijuana products for recreational use when -- for the first time that anyone can...

Supreme Court ruling may doom more Louisiana juveniles to permanent imprisonment...

Since the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2012 ruling that mandatory sentences of life without parole for juvenile defendants don’t jibe with the Eighth Amendment’s ban...

Louisiana’s AG has publicly criticized a whistleblower. Will it cost the...

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry is publicly criticizing the professionalism and character of a former employee who raised concerns about sexual harassment within Landry’s...

Former New Orleans District Attorney to lead criminal division for Attorney...

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry has tapped former Orleans Parish District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro to co-lead the criminal division in the Department of Justice...

Chauvin verdict: Guilty on 3 charges in George Floyd’s death

The jury has spoken, and found Derek Chauvin guilty in the death of George Floyd. The former Minneapolis police officer knelt on Floyd’s neck for...

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