Aaron Broussard http://wwno.org en 12 Seated In Jefferson Parish Katrina Flooding Case; 4 More Needed http://wwno.org/post/12-seated-jefferson-parish-katrina-flooding-case-4-more-needed <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Seven more jurors have been chosen to hear a class-action lawsuit against Jefferson Parish and its former president, Aaron Broussard, for Hurricane Katrina flooding.</p> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 16:15:39 +0000 The Associated Press 52139 at http://wwno.org Prosecutors: Broussard Should Pay $230K http://wwno.org/post/prosecutors-broussard-should-pay-230k <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Federal prosecutors argue former Jefferson Parish President Aaron Broussard should be ordered to forfeit more than $230,000 in cash as part of his sentence for pleading guilty to corruption charges.</p> Sat, 26 Jan 2013 17:51:14 +0000 The Associated Press 27877 at http://wwno.org Feds: Broussard Guilty Plea Waives Misconduct Claim http://wwno.org/post/feds-broussard-guilty-plea-waives-misconduct-claim <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Federal prosecutors deny any misconduct in their prosecution of former Jefferson Parish President Aaron Broussard. And they say his guilty plea makes his allegation of misconduct legally irrelevant.</p> Fri, 04 Jan 2013 16:40:01 +0000 The Associated Press 26286 at http://wwno.org Judge Orders Feds to Reply to Misconduct Claims http://wwno.org/post/judge-orders-feds-reply-misconduct-claims <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Federal prosecutors have a Thursday deadline to respond to a defense attorney's claims that the corruption case against former Jefferson Parish President Aaron Broussard was tainted by prosecutorial misconduct.</p> Thu, 03 Jan 2013 17:45:39 +0000 The Associated Press 26226 at http://wwno.org Broussard pleads guilty in corruption case http://wwno.org/post/broussard-pleads-guilty-corruption-case <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Aaron Broussard, who rode a populist wave to power as president of Jefferson Parish, pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal corruption charges.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The pleas to conspiracy and theft charges resolve a case in which prosecutors charged Broussard abused his power as president of the New Orleans suburb.</p> Tue, 25 Sep 2012 15:59:02 +0000 MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | The Associated Press 20744 at http://wwno.org Ex-Jefferson Parish attorney faces reduced charge http://wwno.org/post/ex-jefferson-parish-attorney-faces-reduced-charge <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Federal prosecutors have filed a reduced charge against former Jefferson Parish attorney Thomas Wilkinson in a corruption case that also has resulted in charges against former parish president Aaron Broussard.</p> Thu, 20 Sep 2012 15:51:53 +0000 The Associated Press 20379 at http://wwno.org Sentencing delay sought for Broussard's ex-wife http://wwno.org/post/sentencing-delay-sought-broussards-ex-wife <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">With Aaron Broussard's corruption trial postponed to Nov. 5, federal prosecutors have moved to delay the sentencing of the former Jefferson Parish president's ex-wife and co-defendant, Karen Parker. They are seeking an unspecified date in January.</p> Thu, 20 Sep 2012 15:43:48 +0000 The Associated Press 20375 at http://wwno.org Broussard's corruption trial delayed to Nov. 5 http://wwno.org/post/broussards-corruption-trial-delayed-nov-5 <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">U.S. District Judge Hayden Head Jr. has postponed Aaron Broussard's trial until Nov. 5, giving the former Jefferson Parish president an extra month to prepare his defense against corruption charges. Trial had been scheduled Oct. 1.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The Times-Picayune reports Head did not go as far as the defense had wanted, to Jan. 7.</p> Thu, 13 Sep 2012 20:38:41 +0000 The Associated Press 19973 at http://wwno.org Broussard wants corruption trial out of Orleans http://wwno.org/post/broussard-wants-corruption-trial-out-orleans <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Former Jefferson Parish President Aaron Broussard has asked a federal judge to move his corruption trial out of New Orleans, saying extensive media coverage could prejudice jurors.</p> Fri, 07 Sep 2012 03:46:52 +0000 The Associated Press 19491 at http://wwno.org Sentencing Delay Sought in Payroll Fraud Case http://wwno.org/post/sentencing-delay-sought-payroll-fraud-case <p>A federal judge has been asked to postpone a sentencing hearing for the ex-wife of former Jefferson Parish President Aaron Broussard for her role in a payroll fraud case.</p><p>Karen Parker, who is scheduled to be sentenced July 27, pleaded guilty in January to one count of misprision of a felony, or concealing a crime.</p><p>In a court filing Monday, federal prosecutors and Parker&#39;s defense attorney asked U.S. District Judge Hayden Head to delay her sentencing until November.</p> Tue, 01 May 2012 14:51:31 +0000 The Associated Press 9898 at http://wwno.org