Monthly Archives: March 2020
The Latest Cyberattack Against New Orleans City Government Raises Questions About Computer Crimes
There are more online threats and hackers these days than ever before. Identity theft, stealing user name and password data, spams, viruses… Cybercrime is a real thing that can hurt not only citizens and businesses but also governments. This was evident from a recent cyberattack that has hobbled the New Orleans city government since… Read More »
COVID-19 – What Are Your Rights?
Did you know that despite the public health declarations issued due to the COVID-19 national emergency that if you are arrested, you still have a constitutional right to a bond hearing? And while most of Louisiana is under order to stay at home, the courts are still operational? The 24th Judicial District Court in… Read More »
Carjacking Charges in Louisiana: What’s the Difference Between Carjacking and Vehicle Theft?
A pregnant woman had to run after a carjacker in Chalmette, a suburb of New Orleans in Louisiana. The video, which was shown on Fox 8, went viral. Video surveillance from neighbors showed a group of three men walking down Kinds Drive in Chalmette when they spotted a car parked in the driveway. The… Read More »
In 2019, New Orleans Had the Lowest Annual Murder Count in Nearly 50 Years
In 2019, New Orleans saw the lowest number of murders in nearly 50 years, and city leaders are taking credit for it. According to WWLTV, New Orleans ended 2019 with the lowest annual murder count since 1971. City leaders were quick to point out that the low number of murders in New Orleans is… Read More »
What Are Police Officers Looking for in Field Sobriety Tests?
When you got pulled over, you begin to regret getting behind the wheel as a police officer is approaching your vehicle. As the police officer begins asking questions and then tells you to exit your car, you realize that you shouldn’t have had that last drink. Yes, you are about to participate in field… Read More »