Senators considering President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court will undoubtedly be giving a close read to a law-review article the judge published in 2009, entitled “Separation of Powers During the Forty-Fourth Presidency and Beyond.” The... Continue Reading »
ON AUGUST 1, 2017 over 400 new laws took effect in Louisiana.
The "Blue Lives Matter" bill is the first of its kind in the state, which makes it a hate crime to target any law enforcement officer, active or retired, or first responder in the state.
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Yesterday, the Supreme Court issued an opinion in Loughrin v. United States (No. 13-316), interpreting the provision of the federal bank fraud statute, 18 U.S. C. §1344(2), that prohibits a knowing scheme to obtain property owned by, or in the custody of, a bank “by means of false of... Continue Reading »
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Montejo v. Louisiana, No. 07-1529 (May 26, 2009): Overruled Michigan v. Jackson, a rule that forbids police from initiating interrogation of a criminal defendant once he has invoked his right to counsel at an arraignment of or similar proceeding. Court reasoned that Michigan was... Continue Reading »