Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Louisiana 1,549 headlines found

6 Views

[Louisiana] 5th Amendment trumps 1st in prosecution involving unnamed commenters

When an anonymous speaker’s First Amendment rights conflict with a criminal defendant’s right to due process under the Fifth Amendment, which constitutional protection prevails? There’s actually not a lot of precedent on how to balance those competing c
Reuters
added Apr 10, 2014 10:49
2 Views

[Louisiana] Court: Newspaper Must Reveal Commenters' Identities

Fifth Circuit panel on Tuesday said the trial judge balanced "the speech rights of anonymous commenters against the due process interests of Jackson" before ordering the newspaper to provide the identifying information for in-chambers review.
National Law Journal
added Apr 10, 2014 10:47
3 Views

[Louisiana] The Times-Picayune asks federal appeals court to block handover of online commenter information in ex-NOAH head Stacey Jackson case

NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune has fought the disclosure of any information regarding online commenters in the Jackson case and others. Efforts to unearth such information follow the March 2012 revelation that former Assistant U.S. Attorney Sal Perricone
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Apr 10, 2014 10:44
3 Views

[Louisiana] La. judge orders paper to turn over website info

A federal judge ordered a newspaper on Wednesday to turn over information about anonymous online comments in the case of a former director of a nonprofit housing agency in New Orleans. Stacey Jackson is accused of taking kickbacks from contractors for th
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 10, 2014 10:22
3 Views

Louisiana House passes bill that bans tossing cigarette butts on the ground

Louisiana House lawmakers overwhelmingly approved a bill that would make tossing a cigarette butt on the ground or out of a car window illegal. Violators would be hit with a $250 fine and eight hours of community service for their first offense. Under t
Shreveport (LA) Times
added Apr 8, 2014 23:55
10 Views

“On the Move” Media Campaign Launched Statewide by the Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living

Campaign aimed at showcasing how far Louisiana has come in expanding smoke-free environments throughout the state.
PR Web
added Apr 1, 2014 17:09
6 Views

[Louisiana] Smoke-free school zones proposed by local legislator

If a state legislator from Algiers has his way, walking, standing or sitting near school campuses with a lit cigarette will soon be against the law. Senator David Heitmeier, D-Algiers, wants more restrictions on where people can light up tobacco. "Ultim
WAFB Channel 9 (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Mar 26, 2014 14:53
8 Views

[Louisiana] Tobacco-free living commercial being filmed in New Orleans area

Cameras rolled in downtown Covington Wednesday morning (March 26) with Columbia Street serving as a backdrop for a new television commercial sponsored by the Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living. Filming also was scheduled for several other location
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Mar 26, 2014 13:55
0 Views

[Louisiana] Bill would ban sale of e-cigarettes to minors

Some local e-cigarette retailers said they're already refusing to sell the products to minors in advance of a possible law that would prohibit such sales. “I don't want the reputation in the community for selling to underage kids,” said Joseph Cantrelle
Houma (LA) Courier
added Mar 26, 2014 11:15
2 Views

[Louisiana] Smoke-free school zones proposed by local legislator

If a state legislator from Algiers has his way, walking, standing or sitting near school campuses with a lit cigarette will soon be against the law. Senator David Heitmeier, D-Algiers, wants more restrictions on where people can light up tobacco.
WVUE Fox 8 (New Orleans, LA)
added Mar 25, 2014 22:11
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines