October 4, 2018
by Brian Marks
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A Pause for Thought on Louisiana’s non-unanimous jury law and Constitutional Amendment #2

This week’s A Pause for Thought features Southern University Law Professor Angela Allen-Bell on Louisiana’s unusual non-unanimous jury law and the upcoming November 6th vote on constitutional amendment #2 to change the law to require jury unanimity. You can listen … Continue reading

August 29, 2018
by Brian Marks
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Louisiana All-American Sports on Louisiana’s non-unanimous jury law, the Angola 3 and criminal justice reform

Louisiana All-American Sports spoke with Southern University Law Center Professor Angela Allen-Bell for the hour during their August 18th program. Among the topics discussed in this excellent discussion, Professor Bell spoke about the November 6th constitutional amendment to change Louisiana’s … Continue reading

August 23, 2018
by Brian Marks
Comments Off on Bayou Bridge Pipeline direct action protests and felony arrests largely ignored by local media, but you can hear them on WHYR

Bayou Bridge Pipeline direct action protests and felony arrests largely ignored by local media, but you can hear them on WHYR

On August 1st, Louisiana’s new industry-backed criminal trespassing law for ‘critical infrastructure’ came into effect. The law is intended to hyper-criminalize protests against the Bayou Bridge Pipeline, currently being constructed between Lake Charles and the Mississippi River. Earlier this summer, … Continue reading