If the Split-Jury Rule is Amended in November, What Would It Mean for Defendants?

Criminal Law Attorney

Louisiana is one of two states, the former being Oregon, that still has a split-jury rule in their constitution. However, that could change next month, because the public will have the opportunity to vote to amend the state constitution. What is Louisiana’s Split-Jury Rule? A split-jury rule means a jury is not required to agree…


Could Your Arrest Report Be Falsified?

Cocaine Possession and Distribution Crimes

When it comes to DWI cases here in Louisiana, a conviction can often come down to an officer’s testimony versus the testimony of the person charged with a crime. This means that the police officer’s would has to be trusted if a judge is expected to may a proper ruling, but what if that officer’s…


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