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GRANT WILL PAY ATTORNEYS TO REPRESENT DOMESTIC ABUSE VICTIMS

November 18, 2021 Committees

 The Louisiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence (LCADV) developed the Legal Access Network in 2020 in response to the persistent need for civil legal representation for survivors across the state. The Legal Access Network (LAN) is a statewide… Read More »

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Spotlight on Successful Women in the Law: Ebony Morris

November 15, 2021 Committees

Ebony S. Morris first developed her interest in the legal profession after watching a documentary about the late Johnnie L. Cochran while she was a high school student. The documentary featured Cochran’s career and his defense of Geronimo Pratt… Read More »

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Vaccine Mandates and Small Employers

November 1, 2021 Committees

Most of the news around vaccine mandates today focuses on Federal Contractors and employers with more than 100 employees who will be subject to the OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard when it is released. Some types of employers such as healthcare and … Read More »

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The Due Process Protections Act of 2020

October 18, 2021 Committees

The Due Process Protections Act (“DPPA”) was passed on October 21, 2020 with bipartisan support in Congress. The DPPA codifies a prosecutor’s obligation to provide “Brady” material, i.e. evidence that is favorable to an … Read More »

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A Theory of Data with Practical Legal Implications

October 18, 2021 Committees

INTRODUCTION Data is considered one of the most valuable asset classes for the twenty-first century enterprise.[1] This awareness will intensify as data continues to fuel the digital economy and stimulate multi-billion-dollar transactions. Yet, da… Read More »

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An Update on Domestic Violence Law

October 18, 2021 Committees

Latest Statistics on Louisiana Domestic Homicides Each year, the Violence Policy Center uses data from the FBI’s Supplementary Homicide Report to determine the number of homicides involving one female murder victim and one male offender.&nbs… Read More »

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Correcting Misunderstandings About “Ambiguity” in Insurance Policies

October 7, 2021 Committees

Most practitioners within the insurance coverage/recovery practice generally understand the concept of the anti-drafter rule known as contra proferentem. La. Civ. Code art. 2056. But some policyholder counsel have an overly optimistic view of the val… Read More »

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What to Expect from your Insurance Agent

October 7, 2021 Committees

Nearly all commercial insurance is obtained through insurance agents, either “captive” agents or so-called “independent” agents (often called “brokers”). Captive agents obtain insurance for their clients from a ver… Read More »

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Spotlight on Successful Women in the Law: Susan Talley

September 15, 2021 Committees

Susan Talley practices in all aspects of real estate development, financing, leasing, purchase and sales.  She has been involved in many of the major commercial real estate development and finance projects in Louisiana, including luxury hotels, … Read More »

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Need Hurricane Repairs? Avoid Contractor Fraud!

September 15, 2021 Committees

Laura Tuggle, SLLS Executive Director,  is NOBA's go-to person on hurricane housing issues. Laura recommends a list of tips to avoid contracor fraud and scams. Read on:   Check out any person or company you might hire to repa… Read More »

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