Lawsuit Alleges State Judges in Bossier Parish Routinely Violate Constitutional Rights of Poor Charged with Minor Offenses

From a press release SHREVEPORT, La. – A federal class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of poor people charged with minor crimes in Bossier Parish, where orders from the 26th Judicial District Court result in days, and sometimes weeks, of jail time for people unable to afford bail or...

Local Leaders Gather to Support Gusman

[contentblock id=1 img=gcb.png] Nearly three dozen local faith-based, civic and political leaders came together Tuesday morning in front of the Orleans Justice Center to voice their support for embattled Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman as he heads to court in just days for a hearing on the petition filed by...