state supreme court http://wwno.org en Louisiana Act 1: "Still Unconstitutional" http://wwno.org/post/louisiana-act-1-still-unconstitutional <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="" data-attribution="" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://wrkf.org/sites/wrkf/files/styles/card_280/public/201401/apple_books_0.JPG" alt="" /><a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wrkf/audio/2014/01/Act_1_pkg_WRKF_1.mp3" class="asset-audio">Brief rundown of history of Act 1 litigation and latest ruling</a><p>The Jindal administration and the Louisiana Federation of Teachers, a union, got to take a second bite of 2012’s Act 1 when the state Supreme Court sent the issue of the law’s constitutionality back to district court for a re-hearing.<p>19t Thu, 09 Jan 2014 03:47:00 +0000 editor 51673 at http://wwno.org Orleans Parish Judge Rules Felon Firearms Ban Unconstitutional http://wwno.org/post/orleans-parish-judge-rules-felon-firearms-ban-unconstitutional <p>An Orleans Parish judge has ruled that the state law banning felons from owning firearms is unconstitutional, based on a state constitutional amendment ensuring an absolute right to bear arms in Louisiana, according to a report <a href="http://www.nola.com/crime/index.ssf/2013/03/new_orleans_judge_rules_statut.html#incart_river_crime" target="_blank">from the Times-Picayune</a>.</p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 19:01:02 +0000 Jason Saul 31721 at http://wwno.org Jindal: Feds shouldn't decide Supreme Court spat http://wwno.org/post/jindal-feds-shouldnt-decide-supreme-court-spat <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Gov. Bobby Jindal has gotten involved in the federal court case over who will be the next chief justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">A motion by Jindal's executive counsel says the governor believes it is an issue for the state to decide. He is entering the case to avoid ambiguity over whether that is the state's position.</p> Tue, 14 Aug 2012 23:05:00 +0000 The Associated Press 18058 at http://wwno.org