Topic - Louisiana Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of Louisiana is the highest court and court of last resort in the U.S. state of Louisiana. The modern Supreme Court, composed of seven justices, meets in the French Quarter of New Orleans. - Source: Wikipedia

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    The Louisiana Supreme Court removed Orleans Parish Juvenile Court Judge Yolanda King from the bench Thursday while she faces indictment for allegedly lying about where she lived in sworn qualifying papers last year.

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    The Louisiana Supreme Court has reinstated the second-degree murder conviction and life sentence of a man found guilty of ordering a hit in 2008.

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    The Louisiana Supreme Court has upheld a lower court ruling that property taxes funding the Comite River Diversion Canal project be sent to the district that oversees the project instead of being held in escrow. The high court made its decision even as a lawsuit challenging the tax collection is still playing out in court.

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    Sandra Vujnovich has been appointed judicial administrator by the Louisiana Supreme Court.

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    The Louisiana Supreme Court has ruled state health agencies have authority to fine a New Orleans outpatient abortion clinic for being out of compliance with state rules and regulations.

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    The Louisiana Supreme Court on Friday reinstated a former judge's law license.

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    A divided Louisiana Supreme Court has overturned a $330 million judgment against two pharmaceutical companies that state Attorney General James "Buddy" Caldwell accused of improperly marketing a drug.

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    More than two years ago, lawmakers asked the Louisiana Supreme Court to determine if the state has too many district and city court judges.

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