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  • Supreme Court Says Storm Death Files Can Be Secret

    March 4, 2012 3:21 PM

    The Louisiana Supreme Court has rejected an attempt by two news organizations to examine the files of a state investigation into allegations that doctors at a New Orleans hospital euthanized patients in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. In a 4-3 decision issued Friday, the high court said the files concerning... more »
  • Supreme Court Exonerated Inmate

    October 6, 2010 2:55 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court may reconsider a $14 million judgment to a former death row inmate who accused New Orleans prosecutors of withholding evidence to help convict him of murder. Justices seemed skeptical Wednesday when John Thompson argued that the district attorney's office in New Orleans showed deliberate... more »
  • Mexican Supreme Court Upheld Law Allowing Same-Sex Marriages

    August 5, 2010 3:20 PM

    MEXICO CITY (AP) - The Mexican Supreme Court has voted to uphold the constitutionality of Mexico City's 6-month-old law allowing same-sex marriages. The justices have voted 8-2 to uphold the law against challenges filed by federal prosecutors, who argued it violates the constitutional principle of protection of the family. Hundreds... more »
  • Obama Nominates Solicitor General To The Supreme Court

    May 10, 2010 1:21 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama nominated Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court on Monday, declaring the former Harvard Law School dean "one of the nation's foremost legal minds." She would be the court's youngest justice and give it three female members for the first time. The nomination... more »
  • Supreme Court Won't Hear Case On Court Discrimination Complaint

    January 26, 2010 12:28 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The state Supreme Court won't hear the case of a white man whose murder conviction was reinstated after a judge threw it out, ruling that Lafayette Parish discriminated against blacks on grand juries. Randolph J. Matthieu is serving a life sentence for shooting 34-year-old Norris Foreman,... 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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