Tag Archives: Louisiana

State of Louisiana, as Absent Class Member, Escapes CAFA Settlement Trap

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a Pennsylvania district court decision holding the Eleventh Amendment to the United States Constitution prevented a private party from enjoining the state of Louisiana from bringing claims identical to those previously thought released … Continue reading

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Louisiana Gov writes directly to Prez Trump urging him to urge Congress to preserve medical marijuana spending limit

I have been lately wondering if, when and how President Donald Trump might have something to say about federal marijuana policy in the wake of Attorney General Sessions' recent decision to rescinding the Cole Memo (basics here and here). Though … Continue reading

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Looking at enduring challenges in Miller's application in Louisiana and elsewhere

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Louisiana Supreme Court Grants Writs from Second Circuit Decision Finding Holder of Mortgage Encumbering a Mineral Lease Solidarily Liable with Mineral Lessees for Damages Resulting from the Mineral Lessees’ Breach of Contractual and Statutory Obligations

On Friday, December 15, the Louisiana Supreme Court granted three separate writ applications filed by each of the defendants in Gloria’s Ranch, L.L.C. v. Tauren Exploration, Inc.  These applications sought review of the Louisiana Second Circuit’s June 2, 2017 decision affirming … Continue reading

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Louisiana Marsh Fish from BP Oil Spill Show Signs of Cell Abnormalities

WASHINGTON – A biological research study released Monday, Sept 26, shows that effects on the Louisiana killifish could lead to reporduction problems for fish populations. Gulf killifish, Fundulus grandis. Credit: USGS. Findings reported in the journal Proceedings of the National … Continue reading

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