Know the Law: New Louisiana Laws Going into Effect in 2015Posted on by Townsend Myers
As Louisiana rings in the New Year, the state is implementing new laws to ensure a safe, prosperous 2015 for its residents. It’s essential to learn these changes lest you break a law that you […]
Louisiana Legislators Tackle Marijuana ReformPosted on by Townsend Myers
A number of marijuana-related bills have been introduced before the Louisiana State Legislature, which began its 2014 legislative session today in Baton Rouge. Among them are a number of bills that would substantially change the penalties for marijuana possession.
Warrant Required for GPS Tracking of AutomobilePosted on by Townsend Myers
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ruled in late October in the case of U.S. v. Katzin that law enforcement officers must have a valid warrant before installing a GPS device on the vehicle of a criminal suspect.
Will You Get a Ticket for Driving with Google Glass in New Orleans?Posted on by Townsend Myers
In what appears to be the very first case of its kind, a woman is San Diego has received a ticket for driving with Google Glasses. Whatever happens with this case, there will certainly be many like it to come. As the technology develops we will see new responses from law enforcement, the re-shaping of state and local traffic laws to accommodate new technology, and new responses from technology developers as the usage of new products like Google glass continues to increase.
The Problem of Firearms at TSA CheckpointsPosted on by Townsend Myers
In addition to the potential criminal penalties for carrying a weapon or firearm through a checkpoint, the Transportation Security Administration has also started issuing notices of violation and civil penalty assessment orders for violations of Transportation Security Regulations