Posted by & filed under Crimes Defined, Criminal Negligence, Criminal Statutes.

  Vehicular Negligent Injuring — La R.S. 14:39.1 Vehicular Negligent Injuring is the inflicting of any injury upon the person of a human being when caused proximately or caused directly by an offender engaged in the operation of, or in actual physical control of, any motor vehicle, aircraft, watercraft, or other means of conveyance whenever… Read more »

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  Re-Homing of a Child — La. R.S. 14:46.4 This law was enacted during the 2014 legislative session. The statute may be found here.   Re-homing of a child is any one of the following: (1) A transaction, or any action taken to facilitate such transaction, through electronic means or otherwise by a parent or… Read more »

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  Solicitation of Funds or Transportation for Certain Unlawful Purposes – La. R.S. 14:107.5   This is a new law that was created during the 2014 legislative session, essentially this law states that it is unlawful to ask someone for a ride or transportation in exchange for sexual intercourse. This is considered a prostitution related offense…. Read more »

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  During the 2014 legislative session, the Louisiana law makers repealed the statute for Home Improvement Fraud and replaced it with Residential Contractor Fraud.   Louisiana Residential Contractor Fraud Statute– La. R.S. 14:202.1 Residential contractor fraud is the misappropriation or intentional taking of anything of value which belongs to another, either without the consent of… Read more »

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**Please forward widely** Ferguson Legal Defense Committee Issues 48-Hour Emergency Call To Action & All-Points Bulletin   To All People of Conscience: The Ferguson Legal Defense Committee (FLDC) has issued the following EMERGENCY CALL TO ACTION for all lawyers, legal workers and law students of conscience in anticipation of a major reaction to the (non… Read more »

Posted by & filed under Case Law, The Constitution, U.S. Supreme Court.

  The United States Supreme Court to Hear Argument on the Issue of Hotel Guest’s Right to Privacy The US Supreme Court will examine a question of privacy as it concerns hotel and motel guest records during this session. The high court agreed to review a federal appeals court ruling that struck down a Los… Read more »

Posted by & filed under Sex Crimes, The Constitution.

  Sex Offenders and Halloween Today is Halloween. This means that law enforcement officials are going to knock on the doors of many known sex offenders to remind them of laws that restrict their freedom today. For example, in Louisiana, registered sex offenders are not allowed to trick or treat, attend parties where children will… Read more »

Posted by & filed under U.S. Supreme Court, Weapons Crimes.

  Henderson vs. United States: May a felon sell rather than give up his guns? By: Elizabeth B. Carpenter — Firearm Defense Attorney New Orleans   The Unites State Supreme Court has agreed to examine this issue during the present session in the case Henderson vs. United States.     This case centers on Tony… Read more »