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Federal judge strikes down Louisiana state electoral maps, orders districts redrawn

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A federal judge in Louisiana struck down Louisiana state House and Senate districting maps Thursday for violating Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act (VRA) and diluting Black voter power in the gulf state. The post Federal judge strikes down Louisiana state electoral maps, orders districts redrawn appeared first on JURIST - News.

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US appeals court sets date for Louisiana to draw new congressional map

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Louisiana’s political landscape faces a critical deadline as a US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on Friday set a January 15 deadline for the state legislature to draw up a new congressional map. The post US appeals court sets date for Louisiana to draw new congressional map appeared first on JURIST - News.

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US federal appeals court holds Louisiana State Bar Association is restricted to sharing ‘germane’ social media posts

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The US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruled on Monday that the Louisiana State Bar Association (LSBA) violated the US Constitution’s First Amendment when it tweeted several posts that were not “germane” to the legal profession.

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How to Pass the Louisiana Notary Exam

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Louisiana is not one of those states. To become a Notary Public in Louisiana, a candidate must pass a notary exam which, since the current format was adopted, has a pass rate just under 21%. The First Step Towards the Louisiana Notary Examination. The Louisiana Notary Examination is administered at least twice a year.

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Louisiana judge temporarily blocks state’s abortion ban trigger laws

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Orleans Parish Civil District Court Judge Robin Giarrusso issued a temporary order Monday blocking Louisiana’s abortion ban trigger laws from going into effect. Louisiana , a case filed in Louisiana by Hope Medical Group for Women (one of only 3 abortion providers the state) and the Center for Reproductive Rights (CRR).

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US appeals court rules against environmentalists challenging Louisiana liquid natural gas facility

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Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) for a liquid natural gas terminal and pipeline in Louisiana called the Driftwood project. The post US appeals court rules against environmentalists challenging Louisiana liquid natural gas facility appeared first on JURIST - News.

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“Supreme Court looks at abortion again; Louisiana is involved”

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“Supreme Court looks at abortion again; Louisiana is involved”: Mark Ballard of The Times-Picayune of New Orleans has this report. The post “Supreme Court looks at abortion again; Louisiana is involved” appeared first on How Appealing.

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