District judge removed from office. In Re: Judge Sharon K. Hunter, 2002-O-1975 (La. 8/19/02), reh. den. [29 pp.] From LSCR Volume 10, Issue 8
District judge removed from office. ','YES','In Re: Judge Sharon K. Hunter, 2002-O-1975 (La. 8/19/02), reh. den. [29 pp.]',' The Judiciary Commission of Louisiana conducted a hearing and determined th... view full summary
Uniform Local Rules enacted. Enactment of Rules for Louisiana District Courts, effective March, 2002. From LSCR Volume 10, Issue 8
The Court enacted uniform local rules, along with a uniform numbering system for family courts. The new rules govern all aspects of district court procedure, including but not limited to office hours... view full summary
Unauthorized practice of law defined. Amendment to La. Rule Prof. Cond. 5.5, effective July 1, 2002.
From LSCR Volume 10, Issue 8
The Court amended Rule 5.5 of the Rules of Professional Conduct to include in the definition of the unauthorized practice of law a lawyer's engaging as a consultant or contractor in connection with th... view full summary