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State supreme court extends deadline suspension for parishes impacted by Hurricane Laura

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Posted at 6:10 PM, Sep 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-22 19:10:38-04

NEW ORLEANS, La. — The Louisiana Supreme Court announced on Tuesday that it has suspended deadlines in criminal matters within the eight parishes impacted by Hurricane Laura.

According to a release from the court, the deadline suspension will be in place for Acadia, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, Jefferson Davis, Lafayette, Vermilion and Vernon Parishes as they recover from the damage suffered when Hurricane Laura made landfall in late August.

The deadline suspension comes after a Sept. 9, order that suspended deadlines in 21 parishes.

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