Tag Archives: Louisiana

Louisiana Legislature Partially Extends Sales Tax Hike, Fate of Online Sales Tax Still Uncertain

The Louisiana legislature partially renewed the state’s sales tax to 4.45 percent at the end of June after holding a special legislative session to address the state’s expected revenue shortfall for fiscal year 2019. A temporary sales tax increase from … Continue reading

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The Fifth Circuit Rules that Louisiana Statutory Mineral Liens Are Extinguished as to Production Payments Sold in Arms Length Transactions, Without Notice

            Most oil and gas producing states have oil and gas mineral lien statutes (similar to what many lawyers know as mechanics and materialman’s lien statutes) that grant automatically arising liens in favor of vendors that provide services in connection with … Continue reading

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WaPo: Opinion: ‘The Watch’ blog: Lunch links: Louisiana attorney general approves of arresting people who threaten to file police complaints

WaPo: Opinion: ‘The Watch’ blog: Lunch links: Louisiana attorney general approves of arresting people who threaten to file police complaints by Radley Balko: • Some police in Louisiana are arresting people who threaten to file complaints against them, under the … Continue reading

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Louisiana Court of Appeal Upholds Dismissal of Premises Liability Case After Hurricane Damage

Dangerous facilities and buildings are a leading cause of injury for Louisiana residents. As dedicated personal injury attorneys, our seasoned team of professionals has assisted many victims with bringing a claim against a landowner who failed to maintain his or … Continue reading

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Louisiana Prosecutor’s Decision Not to Charge the White Officers Who Killed Alton Sterling is a Travesty.

Communities of color continue to be brutalized and killed by police without accountability or reform. On March 27, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry announced that his office would not bring criminal charges against the two police officers who shot and … Continue reading

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