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For various reasons, the Louisiana legislature has enacted legislation granting extended prescription dates (otherwise known as statute of limitations dates) on the prosecution of sex crimes.  Although prosecution for most felonies must begin within either four or six years, for a long list of sex crimes the time limit for instituting prosecution has been extended […]Continue reading

Well, Louisiana’s statute for driving while intoxicated (sometimes called driving under the influence, or DUI) is found at LA R.S. 14:98, which is posted below.  As you’ll note, it’s quite long and complicated, with escalating potential penalties based on blood alcohol content and number of prior offenses.  On top of that, there are complicated statutes […]Continue reading

A recent case in the Fifth Circuit highlights the on-going evolution of legal doctrines addressing race and jury selection.  Courts have been wrestling with these issues at least since the Supreme Court announced in Batson v. Kentucky that attorneys could not discriminate on the basis of race during jury selection.  (Batson was a criminal case, […]Continue reading

Stephen Haedicke was recently selected as one of the Top 100 Criminal Defense Lawyers in Louisiana by the National Trial Lawyers Association.  The National Trial Lawyers is a professional organization of America’s top trial lawyers.  Membership into the organization is by invitation only and is extended to those individuals who exemplify superior qualifications, trial results, […]Continue reading

This past Tuesday, I secured another not guilty verdict for a client at Orleans Parish Criminal Court.  The client was charged with burglary and unauthorized possession of stolen things.  After over a year of wrangling with the State– first to secure all the discovery to which we were entitled (the discovery that they repeatedly refused […]Continue reading

Quoting Billy Joel’s “We Didn’t Start the Fire,” federal Judge Carl Barbier recently denied the City of New Orleans’s Motion for Summary Judgment on two plaintiffs’ false arrest claims.  The Law Office represents the two plaintiffs, along with AJ Ibert and JC Lawrence.  The plaintiffs’ claims are based on the Supreme Court’s decision in Franks […]Continue reading