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Charter Schools Deserve Freedom of Choice
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Charter Schools Deserve Freedom of Choice

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The issue is whether charter school leadership will make the decision on when or whether to return to the OPSB or whether the legislature in Baton Rouge will.

A Balanced Courtroom Needs a Full Jury Box
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A Balanced Courtroom Needs a Full Jury Box

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In recognition of the thousands of Louisianans who have committed their time to a jury and helped to preserve this right, Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch celebrates May 11 through May 15, 2015, as Jury Appreciation Week.

Why Louisiana Needs Paycheck Protection
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Why Louisiana Needs Paycheck Protection

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Paycheck Protection makes sense because it gets Louisiana taxpayers out of the business of political fundraising for special interests.

Five Years After Deepwater, Victims Still Struggle to Receive Claims
Corruption / Featured / Justice

Five Years After Deepwater, Victims Still Struggle to Receive Claims

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Nearly five years after the disaster, Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch took a close look at where all the money from the BP settlement is going and asked the critical question: Who is benefiting most from the unprecedented class action settlement set up to compensate victims in the aftermath of the 2010 oil spill?

Legal Reform in the Background as State Budget Woes Dominate the Start of Legislative Session
Budget / Featured / Justice

Legal Reform in the Background as State Budget Woes Dominate the Start of Legislative Session

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The short session, which opened last week and must conclude by June 11th, will be dominated by debate over taxes and spending cuts as legislators look for creative ways to balance the budget.