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La. U.S. Senate race: Cassidy publicly criticizes Landrieu for aiding keg stand

David Yates Sep. 26, 2014, 10:21am

BATON ROUGE, La. (Legal Newsline) – A widely circulated photo of Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu assisting a Louisiana State University fan with a keg stand has prompted her chief rival to openly criticize her.

La. SC makes ruling in case brought by alleged father over child's death

Nathan Bass Nov. 2, 2012, 3:46pm

BATON ROUTE, La. (Legal Newsline) - The Louisiana Supreme Court has found that an alleged biological father had the right to bring a wrongful death and survival action for his illegitimate child, after finding the father had sufficiently avowed the child under Louisiana's "fact-pleading system."

Plaintiff attorney seeks to depose LSU researcher who authored 'legacy lawsuits' study

Kyle Barnett Mar. 28, 2012, 12:23pm

Dismukes BATON ROUGE - A plaintiff's attorney is attempting to depose a Louisiana State University researcher over a study he released regarding the economic damage of "legacy lawsuits."

Study: 'Legacy lawsuits' costing Louisiana billions

Kyle Barnett Mar. 15, 2012, 8:57am

Dismukes BATON ROUGE, La. (Legal Newsline) - Damage to the economy by so-called "legacy lawsuits" aimed at past environmental pollution by energy producers is at the heart of a study released by Louisiana State University.

LSU law chancellor will pick judges for oil spill fund appeals

Alejandro de los Rios Mar. 29, 2011, 10:24am

Feinberg NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) - Kenneth Feinberg has appointed Louisiana State University law professor Jack Weiss to pick a group of judges who will hear "limited appeals" on claims denied by the Gulf Coast Claims Facility.

Texas sues feds over offshore drilling ban

Jessica M. Karmasek Aug. 12, 2010, 10:53am

Abbott HOUSTON (Legal Newsline) - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott sued President Barack Obama's administration on Wednesday over its new deepwater offshore drilling moratorium.

Doctor gets money for legal bills stemming from AG's botched case

Chris Rizo Jul. 1, 2009, 4:41pm

Dr. Anna Maria Pou BATON ROUGE, La. (Legal Newsline)-Dr. Anna Maria Pou will receive nearly $457,000 to pay some of her legal bills after being arrested by then-Louisiana Attorney General Charles Foti for allegedly killing patients during Hurricane Katrina.

Judge announces campaign for La. SC

John O'Brien Apr. 28, 2009, 4:38pm

Clark NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) - Marcus Clark, a Republican state judge, will run for Louisiana Supreme Court Justice, he formally announced Monday.

William Quin

Legal News Line Jan. 3, 2008, 3:39pm

Attorney at The Langston Law Firm in Booneville, Miss. University of Mississippi (B.B.A. 1994); Louisiana State University (J.D. 1997). Played football for Ole Miss. Formerly a partner at Lundy & Davis before joining the Langston firm in 2007