Supreme Court Justice Jefferson Hughes will be allowed to try a defamation lawsuit he filed in 2020 against The Times-Picayune and The Advocate over the wording of a 2019 opinion piece that criticized him. Read more...

Seven more people have been charged in New Orleans for their participation in a scheme to stage collisions with commercial trucks, bringing the total number of defendants charged in the federal probe up to 47. Read more...

A Republican lawmaker introduced a proposal Thursday to redraw Louisiana’s seven Supreme Court districts to include a second seat where Black voters could elect their candidate of choice. Read more...

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