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  • Appeals court upholds slaying verdict

    October 4, 2012 8:58 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - An appellate court has upheld the manslaughter conviction of a man serving a one-year home detention sentence for the December 2009 shooting death of David Trahan. The Advocate reports the Third Circuit Court of Appeal affirmed Jerry Steinle's conviction Wednesday. Judge Edward Rubin found Steinle guilty... more »
  • Court to hear ex-officers' appeals in Katrina case

    July 11, 2012 6:54 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal appeals court is set to review the Justice Department's case against three former New Orleans police officers who were convicted of charges stemming from the fatal shooting of a man whose burned body turned up in Hurricane Katrina's aftermath. David Warren, who was convicted... more »
  • Appeals court: Texas may enforce abortion law

    January 10, 2012 11:10 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The federal appeals court in New Orleans says Texas can enforce an abortion law passed last year while opponents challenge it in court. A three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday overturned a district judge's temporary order against enforcing the law.... more »
  • Rejected New Orleans pedicab applicant appeals

    September 22, 2011 7:21 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - "Pedicabs" began operating in New Orleans' French Quarter last week but that doesn't mean a long-standing controversy over the people-powered transportation is over. A business owner who applied for permission to operate some of the vehicles is appealing to the New Orleans City Council, saying the... more »
  • "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Policy Appeal

    October 13, 2010 11:20 AM

    ABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT (AP) - Defense Secretary Robert Gates says abruptly ending the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy would have "enormous consequences" for the troops. A day after a federal judge ordered the Pentagon to cease enforcement of its policy barring gays from openly serving in the... more »
  • Rant-Appeals Court Ruled Government Funding of Stem Cell Research Can Continue

    September 29, 2010 12:22 PM

    What's your opinion on the appeals court decision to allow the government to continue the funding of embryonic stem cell research? Click the RANT icon on our homepage and leave a comment. We could air it tonight at 10:00. WASHINGTON (AP) - An appeals court ruled Tuesday that government... more »
  • Appeals court rules for Eminem in royalty lawsuit

    September 3, 2010 10:19 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal appeals court has found Eminem's former production company is entitled to more money from downloads of the rapper's songs and ringtones. A federal jury last year had ruled against F.B.T. Productions LLC in its lawsuit against Universal Music Group seeking a greater share of... more »
  • Government appeals ruling on FCC indecency rule

    August 26, 2010 10:13 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal regulators are appealing a recent court decision that struck down a 2004 government policy that says broadcasters can be fined for allowing even a single curse word on live television. A three-judge panel of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York threw out... more »
  • 3 From La. Lose Appeals of Abduction Convictions

    July 16, 2010 10:12 AM

    A federal appeals panel has upheld the convictions of three Louisiana residents for their roles in an abduction in New Orleans that ended in Mississippi with one man dead and another injured. Edward James Pugh, Barron Lecour Borden and Torenda A. Whitmore, all of New Orleans, were each convicted in... more »
  • Appeals Court to Hear Drilling Moratorium Case

    July 8, 2010 6:50 AM

    s NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal appeals court is set to hear the Justice Department's bid to delay a judge's decision to overturn a six-month deepwater drilling moratorium. A three-judge panel from the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is scheduled to hear arguments Thursday from lawyers on... more »
  • Appeals Court Rejects New Trial for Black Panther

    June 21, 2010 8:10 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal appeals court has reversed a lower court's decision to grant a new trial to a former member of the Black Panther Party who was convicted of murdering a Louisiana prison guard. U.S. District Judge James Brady had ruled in 2008 that Albert Woodfox's defense... more »
  • 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals Rules On Purse Snatching Sentence

    February 25, 2010 2:38 PM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The 3rd Circuit Court of Appeal denied arguments this week that 16 years in jail is excessive for a man convicted of purse snatching. He had 11 prior felony convictions, according to the appeals court decision. On March 22, 2003, Milton Anthony Wilks allegedly stole the... more »
  • Attorney David Chatelain appointed judge pro tempore

    January 6, 2010 11:27 AM

    Attorney David Chatelain has been appointed by order of the Louisiana Supreme Court as judge pro tempore on the Third Circuit Court of Appeal according to Justice Jeannette Theriot Knoll. Chatelain fills the vacancy created by the death of Judge Michael G. Sullivan. Chatelain will serve from January 4,... more »

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