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Louisiana Supreme Court Rejects Governor’s Appeal of LGBT Executive Order Ruling

USA - April 3 2018 On March 23, 2018, in a 4-3 decision, the Louisiana Supreme Court refused to consider Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards's appeal of the Louisiana…

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Louisiana Court Upholds Ruling That House Painters Are Independent Contractors

USA - February 14 2018 The Louisiana Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal has held that painters may be treated as independent contractors if they bring some of their own tools…

Andrew P. Burnside

Louisiana Governor Appeals LGBT Executive Order Ruling to State Supreme Court

USA - December 11 2017 On December 1, 2017, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards (D) appealed a state appellate court decision holding that Executive Order JBE 2016 - 11…

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Louisiana Court Finds Executive Order Extending Protections to LGBT Employees of State Contractors Unconstitutional

USA - November 2 2017 In April of 2016, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards signed Executive Order JBE 2016 - 11, which sought to protect lesbian, bisexual, gay, and…

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Louisiana Supreme Court Defines “Good Faith” for LEQA Whistleblower Actions

USA - June 23 2017 Answering a question certified by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, the Louisiana Supreme Court has ruled that the term "good…

Andrew P. Burnside