News for September 2017

Practice Update: Fourth Circuit Decision on Premature Filing of Statements of Claim Under the Louisiana Public Works Act Remains Good Law Photo

Practice Update: Fourth Circuit Decision on Premature Filing of Statements of Claim Under the Louisiana Public Works Act Remains Good Law

September 18, 2017 Committees

In Orleans Parish, a claimant under the Louisiana Public Works Act (“LPWA”) must file a sworn statement of claim in the public record during the 45-day window following the recordation of acceptance or default.  In April 2016, the Lo… Read More »

Subpoenas Can Bring the Out-of-State Party to Trial Photo

Subpoenas Can Bring the Out-of-State Party to Trial

September 12, 2017 Committees

Subpoenas Can Bring the Out-of-State Party to Trial By Mickey P. Landry and Matthew C. Clark        Can a Louisiana court compel a non-resident party to testify at trial? Yes, concluded the Louisiana Fourth Circuit Cou… Read More »

The end of DACA doesn’t have to be the end of your dream Photo

The end of DACA doesn’t have to be the end of your dream

September 8, 2017 Committees

By Leah Spivey   On September 5, 2017, the Trump Administration announced that it would end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program for Dreamers, as they are commonly known. The program was implemented under the Obama… Read More »

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