The Louisiana Judiciary Commission is recommending that 71-year-old Baton Rouge City Court Judge Johnell Matthews be removed from office or involuntarily retired, which is a complete reversal of what a commission-appointed hearing officer decided earlier this year. Read more...

If the pandemic, Hurricane Ida and the roof of the Superdome catching fire didn’t provide enough drama for you in September, you can always find further political intrigue in the courts, which have hosted major developments in class-action lawsuits this month. Read more...

A judge on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit by 48 Ochsner Lafayette General Health System employees and contractors seeking to stop the hospital's vaccine mandate. Read more...

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