Louisiana Supreme Court
Corey Ladd's harsh sentence for a half-ounce of weed shed light on the draconian penalties for drug possession.
She called the sentence "outrageous" and "ridiculous."
No Lawyers? No Jail. Judge Demands Constitution Be Respected in Louisiana Public Defender Catastrophe
New Orleans Criminal Court Judge Arthur Hunter, a former police officer, ruled that seven people awaiting trial in jail without adequate legal defense must be released. The law is clear. It seems the only way Louisiana will respect the Constitution is to follow Judge Hunter's ultimatum. No lawyers? No jail.
In a statement released by one of his lawyers, Jindal said the matter should be settled by the Louisiana Supreme Court and