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Lawsuit Targets Orleans Magistrate Judge Cantrell’s Unjust Bond Practice
NEW ORLEANS – A federal class action lawsuit alleges Orleans Magistrate Judge Harry E. Cantrell has consistently violated the constitutional rights of impoverished pre-trial arrestees by…
Federal Lawsuit Seeks Order Prohibiting Lafayette Parish Officials from Keeping Poor People in Jail After Arrest Solely Because They are Poor
LAFAYETTE, La. – A federal class action lawsuit alleges that officials of the 15th Judicial District Court and Sheriff’s Office in Lafayette routinely violate the constitutional rights of…
Orleans District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro’s Controversial Subpoenas Prompt Lawsuit and Demand for Public Disclosure
NEW ORLEANS – A lawsuit was filed Friday against Orleans District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro in light of his office’s controversial practice of gathering evidence using subpoenas that do…

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