On Tuesday, Kristen Crain and Jesse Manley of the Judicial Reform for Sex Crimes organization and Victoria Coy, a victim’s advocate and rapid responder for the Community Justice Reform Coalition, joined me at my home for a conversation about sexual assault crimes and the role of Orleans Parish District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro’s office in prosecuting those crimes.
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The United States Supreme Court is the only court mentioned in the United States Constitution. When you visit the court, you find no monuments or statues dedicated to anyone or thing other than justice being blind and equal.
Across nearly all sub-groups, Cannizzaro is held in low esteem by voters.
“We want to bypass conventional thinking,” Khan explained. “Our fundamental structure is flawed. You should own, but own sustainably.”
“Going tiny is not about square-footage as much as its about freedom. If a house costs $15,000, it’s a game-changer.” At $300 per month, you can own a $15,000 house in five years; at $150 per month, you can own in 10 years and take it wherever you want to go.
A conversation on women in politics with Lynda Woolard, the President of the Independent Women’s Organization, Andrea Dew Steele, the President and Founder of emergeAmerica, and State Rep. and Councilwoman-elect Helena Moreno.
An outspoken white supremacist group with a following of more than 30,000 people is boosting Facebook posts that promote New Orleans mayoral candidate Desiree Charbonnet. Her campaign is aware but has yet to repudiate the man behind the organization or his hate group.
Roy: “What worries me about the state of the City and our state of this state, and really that of our nation: division. We can defeat division with not otherness but togetherness. I am asking you all to engage in an individual commitment to not be us and them.”
There is a special irony to Whittington’s manufactured outrage. His decision hurts Dallas Hixson, a fellow Louisiana Republican and prominent donor, the most.
In the wake of the killing of Alton Sterling and officers Gerald, Garafalo and Jackson, I encountered some who lamented, “This is not who we are.” My response was simply, “This is exactly who we are.”
State Sen. Conrad Appel is an outspoken critic of trial lawyers. And yet he may be the legislature’s most prolific plaintiff.
But a wealthy businessman publicly undermining the civil justice system is not only hypocritical; it’s dangerous for our democracy and our environment.