Lamar White, Jr.

Lamar White, Jr.
Lamar is the publisher and founder of the Bayou Brief; a native of Alexandria, Louisiana; a graduate of Alexandria Senior High School, Rice University in Houston, and SMU’s Dedman School of Law in Dallas, and an award-winning muckraker. He was the last person Andrew Breitbart ever insulted (and apologized to), and he’s responsible for breaking a series of national news stories about racism and political corruption in Texas, Mississippi, and his beloved Louisiana. He lives in Gert Town in New Orleans along with his vicious golden retrievers, Lucy Ana and Ruby Bridges.

In 2019, Election Spending in Louisiana Likely Topped $100 Million

And why the Louisiana Ethics Administration needs to immediately take action to correct a string of bogus reports filed by gubernatorial candidate Oscar Omar Dantzler, Jr.

The Winning Message

How John Bel Edwards’ disciplined message and GumboPAC’s relentless, brilliant series of ads about his opponents defused the most powerful weapon in the Republican Party’s arsenal, Donald J. Trump, and won the Deep South Democrat a second term in office.

“Combat in the Courtroom” Episode One: The Murder Trial of Aaron Mintz

In what was the most sensational case in New Orleans in thirty years and the first-ever trial to earn wall-to-wall coverage on local television news, Mike Fawer became an overnight celebrity and the city’s most sought-after criminal defense attorney as he represented a prominent furniture dealer charged with murdering his wife.

“Combat in the Courtroom” Chronicles the Extraordinary Career of a Legendary Louisiana Lawyer

During his 60 year career, criminal defense attorney Mike Fawer represented poor people, rich people, accused murderers, civil rights icons, and corrupt politicians in some of the most sensational cases in Louisiana history.

Edwards Roars Back

With his victory last night, John Bel Edwards becomes the first Democrat in 44 years elected to consecutive terms as Louisiana governor.

Out of the Jungle, A New Electorate Emerges

On Saturday, Louisiana can chose decency over derision.

In Secret Recording, Eddie Rispone Claims High-Dollar Fundraisers “More Important” Than Attending Debates

“... the time that it takes to get ready for those, when I need to be doing this,” Rispone said during a top-dollar fundraiser at the home of a Monroe oil and gas executive.

Rispone’s Nevada Shell Company Controlled $73M in Retirement Funds

After operating for more than 15 years in a tax haven for shell companies, gubernatorial candidate Eddie Rispone moved ISC Group Nevada LLC to Louisiana in 2017, but that still doesn’t mean he brought any revenue back to the Bayou.

Louisiana Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin Violated Law When He Campaigned for Trump and...

La. R.S. 18:18.2 prohibits the Secretary of State from participating in any political activity outside of his own campaign.

A Year Before Launching Gubernatorial Campaign, Eddie Rispone Quietly Moved Nevada Shell Company to...

For more than fifteen years, from December of 2001 until February of 2017, Eddie Rispone and his brother Gerry used a...