New Orleans

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Taking aim at Louisiana's "chronic underfunding" of its public defender system—which has forced at least four parishes in the state to create "waiting lists" for appointed counsel—the American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Louisiana filed a class-action lawsuit Thursday evening on behalf of criminal defendants in Orleans Parish who are...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The New Orleans City Council on Thursday cast a historic vote to remove four...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A federal class action lawsuit filed Thursday in Louisiana says Orleans Parish...