Louisiana State University News

Litigious Louisiana municipalities the focus of Federalist Society event

By Kyla Asbury | Mar 15, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) – The New Orleans Lawyers Chapter of The Federalist Society held an event at Galatoire's in New Orleans to discuss class action litigation on March 8.

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

By David Yates | Sep 26, 2014

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

By Nathan Bass | Nov 2, 2012

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

By Kyle Barnett | Mar 28, 2012

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

By Kyle Barnett | Mar 15, 2012

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

By Alejandro de los Rios | Mar 29, 2011

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

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Aug 12, 2010

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

By Chris Rizo | Jul 1, 2009

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

By John O'Brien | Apr 28, 2009

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

William Quin

By Legal News Line | Jan 3, 2008

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

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