indigent defense

October 3, 2016

Oct. 3: Poor residents face toughest rebuild

The catastrophic floods that hit the Baton Rouge region in August did not discriminate, hitting rich, poor and middle class neighborhoods all the same.
September 19, 2016

Sept. 19: There is still a budget crisis

Although the economic activity spurred by the recent flooding is expected to produce a temporary uptick in state revenues, The Advocate editorial board reminds us that Louisiana remains in a precarious fiscal state.