New Orleans City Council reduces penalties for pot possession

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  Penalties for Marijuana Possession Reduced in New Orleans About a month ago, I wrote about the possibility of the New Orleans City Counsel reducing the penalties for possession of Marijuana in the city limits. The Counsel voted unanimously on March 17 to allow police more leeway in issuing citations for simple marijuana possession. The… Read more »

Harahan Seeks Cyber-Crimes Unit to Catch Online Sex Predators — New Orleans Criminal Defense Attorney

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Louisiana Sex Crime Computer Crime Defense Attorney   Elizabeth B. Carpenter, Esq. — New Orleans Criminal Defense   If you are being accused of a Sex Crime, Computer Crime, Internet Crime, it is imperative that you have a skilled, aggressive attorney by your side.  Contact Elizabeth B. Carpenter Law for a consultation.     Harahan Seeks Cyber-Crimes Unit to… Read more »

Crimes of Violence Against a Victim Sixty-Five Years of Age or Older — Louisiana Law

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Criminal Defense Attorney New Orleans   Elizabeth B. Carpenter, Esq. — Attorney New Orleans   Perpetration of certain crimes of violence against a victim sixty-five years of age or older — La RS 14:50.2 The court in its discretion may sentence, in addition to any other penalty provided by law, any person who is convicted… Read more »