26, Mar 2015 - Jefferson, LA Disbar William Jefferson, attorney disciplinary board recommends
The Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board is recommending that the state Supreme Court permanently bar former U.S. Rep. William Jefferson from practicing law. Jefferson, 68, a Democrat who represented New Orleans in Congress for 12 terms, is serving a 13-year prison sentence...
12, Oct 2014 - Dozens stuck in Jefferson Parish jail because of state computer glitch
WDSU received several calls on Monday from relatives and attorneys of people stuck in jail. We're told this all boils down to an issue with a computer system that's maintained by Louisiana State Police in Baton Rouge -- but they say these people should not suffer in the meantime.
10, Oct 2014 - Judge Anne Simon appointed to hear teachers' sex case
HAHNVILLE (AP) — The Louisiana Supreme Court has appointed a retired judge from New Iberia to hear the case of a Destrehan High School teacher accused of having sex with a 16-year-old student at her home in Montz and in Jefferson Parish with another teacher. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports the high court Wednesday tapped Anne Lennan Simon of the 16th Judicial District, which covers Iberia ...