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  • 12/1/2020

Decades of Louisiana Criminal Convictions, Including Those for Violent Acts, Are Before the U.S. Supreme Court in Case to Be Argued by Louisiana Solicitor General Liz Murrill Tomorrow

SG Liz Murrill: A retroactive application of the Ramos Rule – which applied the unanimity requirement to the states for the first time – would upend long-final convictions involving rape, murder, child molestation, and other violent crimes.

  • 11/30/2020

Attorney General Jeff Landry Announces Agreement to Keep Lake Martin Open

AG Jeff Landry: I look forward to working with LDWF to make sensible rules and regulations for Lake Martin that protect access to hunting, fishing, and all other outdoor recreational activities.

  • 11/30/2020

Attorney General Jeff Landry Announces Several Arrests for Internet Crimes Against Children

AG Jeff Landry: My team and our law enforcement partners continue to do more with less to keep our State’s children safe. I am very proud of the work they do every day to bring child predators to justice, and I hope they get the resources necessary to do their jobs even more effectively during this time of increased online activity.

  • 11/25/2020

Attorney General Jeff Landry Offers Safety Tips for Holiday Shopping

AG Jeff Landry: I hope these tips help shoppers achieve maximum savings while keeping their personal information and hard-earned money secure. I also encourage consumers to know the return policy and warranty information of your purchases and pass that along to gift recipients.

  • 11/24/2020

Louisianans Encouraged to Utilize Drug Take Back Boxes in Preparation for Holiday Activities

AG Jeff Landry: With Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, and Christmas quickly approaching - now is a great time to clean out medicine cabinets and prevent these drugs from ending up in the wrong hands.

  • 11/23/2020

Three Arrested in Louisiana for Internet Crimes Against Children

AG Jeff Landry: Policies have consequences, and one consequence of the Governor's shutdowns and mandates is an increase of online activity – including internet crimes against children. Maintaining the status quo when it comes to protecting our children during these perilous times is dangerous and jeopardizes the safety of our communities.

  • 11/18/2020

Attorney General Jeff Landry Announces Settlement With Apple Over iPhone Throttling

AG Jeff Landry: Now, more than ever, it is important to hold Big Tech accountable for any and all questionable or dishonest business practices. My office and I will continue fighting to protect Louisiana.

  • 11/17/2020

Thursday Meeting to Assist Those Impacted by Hurricane Cemetery Damage

AG Jeff Landry: My office remains committed to doing all we can to repair damaged tombstones and return displaced caskets, vaults, and remains to their appropriate places. We encourage anyone impacted to attend this informational meeting so we can help properly and respectfully take care of Louisiana’s deceased.

  • 11/12/2020

Attorney General Jeff Landry Issues Statement After Today's Hearing in Edwards vs. House of Representatives

AG Jeff Landry: Our government is built on a system of checks and balances. The Legislature makes laws; the Governor enforces them. Today, the Court effectively ruled the Governor may make law without any legislative oversight - this turns Louisiana into a dictatorship under King Edwards.

  • 11/11/2020

Attorney General Jeff Landry Salutes Fellow Veterans

AG Jeff Landry: I salute you, the brave men and women of America who have sacrificed, fought, and - in some cases - gave their lives to defend our great nation. May we never forget your sacrifice and always remember the dedication and sacrifice of our veteran families.

  • 11/10/2020

Registered Sex Offender Arrested In Beauregard Parish

AG Jeff Landry: Child pornography is a dreadful crime that inflicts lifelong damage to the victims. So I applaud my office and our law enforcement partners for finding and arresting the despicable people who possess, distribute, and produce these horrific sexual abuse images and videos.

  • 11/10/2020

Attorney General Jeff Landry’s Office Defending the Louisiana House of Representatives at Thursday Court Hearing

AG Jeff Landry: Thursday’s hearing is not about undermining the validity of public health precautions; rather, it is about upholding the very fabric of our Louisiana Constitution.

  • 11/9/2020

Attorney General Jeff Landry Files Legal Brief Encouraging U.S. Supreme Court to Protect the Rule of Law and Preserve the Integrity of Election

Louisiana joined nine other states in submitting an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court after the Pennsylvania Supreme Court overstepped its constitutional responsibility, encroached on the authority of the Pennsylvania legislature, and violated the plain language of the Election Clauses.

  • 11/5/2020

Attorney General Jeff Landry Informs Consumers Of Recently Recalled Child Products

AG Jeff Landry: In order to help ensure the well-being of all Louisiana children, I urge parents and guardians to take a brief moment to learn about these recalled products.

  • 10/30/2020

Attorney General Jeff Landry Encourages Louisiana Families to Put Safety First This Halloween

AG Jeff Landry: It is imperative that families be extra vigilant and take the appropriate precautions to make certain Louisiana’s children remain out of harm’s way. I encourage parents and guardians to review the following safety tips and re-iterate them to their children.

  • 10/30/2020

Former Kaplan Officer Arrested For Child Sex Crimes

AG Jeff Landry: Crimes against children are some of the most heinous acts imaginable, and they are even more despicable when perpetrated by people in authority who are supposed to be protecting kids.

  • 10/29/2020

Attorney General Jeff Landry Files Legal Petition for Speaker Clay Schexnayder

AG Jeff Landry: The Governor not only rejected attempts by one of his co-equal branches of government to provide input and oversight, but he also ignored the checks and balances that underpin our government. He then filed a lawsuit in an attempt to gain extraordinary powers unfounded in law.

  • 10/26/2020

Attorney General Jeff Landry Applauds Confirmation of Justice Amy Coney Barrett

AG Jeff Landry: I trust that Justice Barrett will serve the American people with honor and distinction, continuing her impeccable judicial career - one that her mentor, the late Justice Antonin Scalia, would be proud of.

  • 10/24/2020

Attorney General Jeff Landry Statement on House Petition to Terminate the Public Health Emergency

AG Jeff Landry: The termination of emergency powers does not require any additional action other than the signed petition. Upon completion of the signed petition, the Governor is directed to issue a proclamation informing the public of the termination.

  • 10/22/2020

Attorney General Jeff Landry Encourages Participation In National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Events

AG Jeff Landry: If you don’t properly dispose of your unused, unwanted, or expired prescription drugs in your home – they might find a new one. Don’t be a dealer; drop off your medicines on Saturday.