When I shared Sen. Hyde-Smith’s comment about being on the front row of a public hanging, I didn’t characterize it as a joke for a reason.
Criminal Justice post archive
Perkins and seven of his Harvard Law School classmates sent a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee praising Kavanaugh.
The Obama Justice Department thought Ville Platte, Louisiana — where officers jail witnesses to crimes — could become a model of how to erase policing abuses that plague small towns across the nation. Jeff Sessions decided not to bother.
The African-American Caddo Parish Commissioner has championed the removal of a Confederate monument at the parish courthouse.
During his two years in Congress, Rep. Clay Higgins has continually championed violent, anti-government extremists. As he seeks reelection, Louisianians can no longer afford to look the other way.
Governor issues special session call, and “historic” legislation finds favor from the House.
Newly-elected State Treasurer John Schroder campaigned for a job he never fully understood, and as he demonstrated in a recent state bond commission meeting, his ignorance isn’t just embarrassing; it’s bad for business.
“Let us be candid: innocence, though presumed by our system, is currently bad for our bottom line.” – Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Bernette Johnson
The recently released body cam footage of Alton Sterling’s death is incontrovertible proof of a senseless killing by a hate-filled police officer.
“Make no mistake — the true intent of this bill is to undercut and render ineffective the package of criminal justice reforms that were passed last year.” – Sarah Omojola, SPLC