New York Court Suspends Rudy Giuliani’s Law License
An appeals court has suspended Rudy Giuliani from practicing law in New York because they say he made false statements while trying to get courts to overturn Donald Trump’s loss in the presidential race.
Lawyer: Family Surprised After Antivirus Pioneer John McAfee Found Dead in Spanish Prison
John McAfee, creator of McAfee antivirus software, was found dead in his jail cell near Barcelona in an apparent suicide.
Bill Author Reacts to Governor Edwards’ Veto of Transgender Sports Ban Proposal
Governor Edwards vetoed legislation that would have blocked transgender athletes from participating in girl’s and women’s sports teams in Louisiana K-12 and post-secondary schools.
Louisiana Will Give Child Victims More Time to File Lawsuits
Gov. John Bel Edwards has signed legislation removing deadlines for Louisiana’s child sex abuse victims to pursue damages in civil court.
Tax Swap Bill Passes as Louisiana Session Ends in Flurry of Tax and Financial Votes
Louisiana lawmakers have completed a nine-week legislative session.
Lawmakers Pass Final Piece of Sports Betting Puzzle
Lawmakers have given final passage to rules that will allow the wagering through sports book sites, mobile apps and kiosk locations in parishes where voters supported the activity. The bill essentially sets the rules and regulations for legalized sports betting.
Governor Edwards Seeks Disaster Order
Some 2,000 homes were damaged.
Louisiana Rental Assistance Expanding to Include Utilities
The program covers most of the state. However, seven parishes — Caddo, Calcasieu, East Baton Rouge, Jefferson, Lafayette, Orleans and St. Tammany — have their own locally administered rental assistance programs.
Four Ex-cops Indicted on US Civil Rights Charges in Floyd Death
A federal grand jury has indicted the four former Minneapolis police officers involved in George Floyd’s arrest and death, accusing them of willfully violating the Black man’s constitutional rights as he was restrained face-down on the pavement and gasping for air.
Shooting at Idaho Middle School Injures Three; Student Captured
Authorities say a shooting at an eastern Idaho middle school has injured two students and a custodian, and a male student has been taken into custody.