I start with this provocative image because, much like a poorly designed gun, a poorly designed piece of legislation could get you all jammed up. Constitutional Carry is back on the docket, again, for the 2021 regular session of the Louisiana State Legislature. Again introduced by District 1 State Rep. Danny McCormick of Bossier and […]
I came across an interesting article today: https://www.theadvocate.com/baton_rouge/news/communities/livingston_tangipahoa/article_5433a446-700b-11e8-9986-33e43510645e.html As usual, the media seems to get the legal terminology a little bit wrong. “Stand your ground” law best refers to “no duty to retreat,” which is in Sections C and D of LA R.S. 14:19 and 14:20, respectively. All that says is that the jury is […]
Yesterday, a Jefferson Parish Jury reached a verdict in this highly publicized case, sentencing the shooter to 30 years in prison for manslaughter. Take a moment to read this article. I believe that the court reached the correct result in this case under our laws, at least based on the information I have. I have […]
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