Los Angeles v. Patel: Hotels Right To Privacy — Under Fire!

  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 Angeles ordinance requiring that hotel guest records “be made available to any officer of the Los Angeles Police Department for inspection.”   A divided Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled this past December that the ordinance was unconstitutional under the Fourth Amendment, which guards against [...]

Abuse and Neglect of Adults — Louisiana Law

  Abuse and Neglect of Adults -- 14:403.2   Any person, who by law, is required to report the abuse or neglect of an adult and knowingly and willfully fails to so report shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction shall be fined not more than $500.00 or imprisoned for not more than 6 months, or both. Any person who knowingly and willfully obstructs the procedures for receiving and investigating reports of adult abuse or neglect, or who discloses without authorization confidential information about or contained within such reports shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction [...]

Execution Of Death Row Inmate Stayed to Allow Time For Organ Donation

Death Row Inmates and Organ Donation   Elizabeth Bagert Carpenter, Attorney at Law    As many of you know, I am an advocate of organ donation due to the many health issues my mother suffered, i.e. liver and kidney failure.  Naturally, this story caught my eye and made me wonder why we do not routinely ask for permission to use the organs of executed inmates.  I believe that many would gladly donate their organs.  Such a donation could be a form of reconciliation to society or even a means of creating a sense of purpose for the atrocious, barbaric death [...]

New Orleans Criminal Defense Attorney Granted AVVO Client’s Choice Award

Criminal Defense Attorney New Orleans   Elizabeth Bagert Carpenter -- Attorney New Orleans   Criminal Defense Attorney Granted AVVO Client's Choice Award   This is old news that we probably should have shared months ago.  Better late than never, I suppose.  Avvo.com awarded Attorney Elizabeth Bagert Carpenter the Client's Choice award for 2012.  Being recognized in such a way is an honor, especially since Ms. Carpenter always aims to provide exceptional client services and regularly asks former clients to review her performance.   Lawyer Elizabeth Carpenter | Lawyer Criminal Defense Avvo.com is an expert-only Q&A forum where people can ask legal questions [...]

Aggravated Assault with a Motor Vehicle — Louisiana

New Orleans Assault Criminal Defense Attorney   Elizabeth B. Carpenter, Esq. -- New Orleans Premiere Criminal Defense Attorney Serving Clients in Orleans Parish, St. Tammany Parish, St. John Parish, St. James Parish, St. Bernard Parish, St. Charles Parish, Assumption Parish, Tangipahoa Parish, Terrebonne Parish, Plaquemines Parish and Jefferson Parish.     Aggravated Assault with a Motor Vehicle Upon a Peace Officer -- La RS 14:37.6 A.  Aggravated assault with a motor vehicle upon a peace officer is an assault committed with a motor vehicle upon a peace officer acting in the course and scope of his duties. B.  For the [...]

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