Former Assistant U.S. Attorney runs for criminal court judge

By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer “Judges should be fair to every person who comes before the court and judges must have integrity and avoid the

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Family Court judge seeks 2nd term

By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Bernadette D’Souza quite literally created the Orleans Parish Family Court. She championed the legislation to create a dedicated domestic seat

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Barial seeks open Domestic Court judgeship
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Family Court candidate Monique Barial recollected, “I began my undergraduate career thinking that I might eventually go to law school, but I was not very excited ...
Sen. Landrieu deserves our vote
The Louisiana Weekly’s Editorial Board, whose members range across the ideological spectrum, agree on two truths. Mary Landrieu may vote more “middle of the road” than either the Progressives ...
‘Youth of Color ’ voting still critical in competitive political races
By Khalil Abdullah Contributing Writer (Special from New America Media) – Youth voter turnout in North Carolina, including a sizeable segment of ethnic voters, will play a critical role in determining whether ...
Niki Roberts seeks to unseat Juvenile Judge Yolanda King
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Juvenile Court candidate Niki Roberts’ life was transformed by a mistake. “I was a 16-year-old high school student ending junior year and entering senior year ...
Louisiana Politics 2014: Judge Chris Bruno seeks 2nd term at Civil District Court
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Some of Civil District Court Judge Chris Bruno’s most poignant memories from his teen years come from making furniture. “My dad taught me the value of hard ...
Ahern announces candidacy for Family Court judge
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Orleans Family Court candidate Janet Ahern recollects, “In 1993, my career took a turn when I was hired to handle a custody case. My client, who felt ...
Controversial school property tax proposal on December ballot
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer The disagreement over proposed new legislation renewing and repurposing property tax dollars into a fund for school facility maintenance isn’t a disagreement over the fact that ...
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announces his resignation
Eric Holder, who served as the public face of the Obama administration’s legal fight against terrorism and pushed to make the criminal justice system more even-handed, is resigning after six ...

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