Criminal Justice post archive

Captain of the Militia

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.

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.