Criminal Justice post archive

It’s Time

Governor issues special session call, and “historic” legislation finds favor from the House.

Opinion | A Committee of Vultures

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.

Turning Back the Clock

“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

Bayou Brief’s Podcast Volume 2: A Conversation About Sexual Assault and Orleans Parish District Attorney

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.