We think this simple insight into jurisprudence is relevant to this pressing matter. After all, the LUS proposal is the authentic and genuine engine of internal wealth generation for our Lafayette city of knowledge. It will supply an additional layer of multi-billion dollar wealth in our global knowledge market economic system. The town fathers of Vienna, Austria, recently followed our example and model.
Which collection of fools is holding up this obvious business proposal? Here insight into the defect of our legal American tradition affords the answer. Our legal tradition is based on the "Commentaries" of Blackstone. This 18th century Oxonian scholar deduced the science of law from ancient Roman jurisprudence, its rules and principles, and the mystery of law from the "finger of nature" of English common law. Regretfully, both systems are defective in commercial law. Deceit, black markets, treachery, promise-breaking, idle falsehoods and simple cheating did not advance rational nor divine legal truths.
The present commercial legal debates among the cable industry, telephone companies, television companies, Internet companies and wireless companies invite confusion in the brain of the jurists. What did the ancient Roman jurist do? He wisely gave free play to municipal local law. Why? Unjust prejudice in law is better than no law. There is no fairness and practicality to be found in nasty, dirty commercial conflicts.
When the people are hungry, they become mean. We are entering into the vicious cycle of our splendid economic structure of capitalism due to our $40 trillion debt of this nation and its citizens. We might want to get this open, simple and actionable proposal started, so a large portion of our people do not starve to death.
Inform your local judge to feed up the judicial food chain for this matter to be settled by throwing it completely out of court and letting the town fathers and citizens do what they intelligently envisioned doing in the first place!
A group supporting taxpayer-funded private school tuition vouchers is appealing a federal judge's order that Louisiana must provide regular reports to federal officials on the state's voucher program.
The Discovery Channel has canceled reality TV star Will Hayden's popular "Sons of Guns" show after his arrest on an aggravated rape charge.
The LPSB will finally hear from the attorney it hired to investigate the superintendent at a special meeting Thursday at 4 p.m.
Authorities are investigating a report that a student there warned the principal of impending violence similar to that depicted in the movie "The Purge."
Saints cornerback Champ Bailey has played for more than a handful of playoff teams during a career that has seen him selected to 12 Pro Bowls.
Police say a 56-year-old Lafayette man walking behind a dump truck died when the truck hit him as it was backing up.
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New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is a proud papa of new baby girl.
The books on Louisiana's last budget year have been closed, but it took a bit of borrowing from this year to make the numbers work.
The Iberia Parish Coroner responded Monday to the attention surrounding the questionable shooting of Victor White III, a black man from New Iberia who died April 2 while in the custody of local law enforcement.
Two months after lawmakers agreed to create a $40 million higher education incentive fund, no decisions have been made about how to divide the money.
With Drew Brees back healthy, the New Orleans Saints are free to work on the little things that can make the difference between a Super Bowl run and something less.
Incumbent U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu and her lead GOP challenger Congressman Bill Cassidy are running close when it comes to money. Landrieu has $5.5 million to Cassidy’s $5.6 million in the bank.
With expectations mounting that Gov. Bobby Jindal will soon announce his campaign for president, attention is turning to not only who he will bring along with him but also what will transpire politically back home during the transition.
Seven of the 11 U.S. cities in a new ranking of “most dangerous diets” are in the Bayou and Lone Star states, but the ranking is more about poverty than fried oysters.
Lafayette police are investigating a fatal shooting involving an alleged burglar and homeowner.
Saints tight end Jimmy Graham got the message from the NFL. He's not dunking footballs over goal posts any more.
With qualifying over, the start of campaign season is official, and for the Lafayette Parish School Board, the race toward Nov. 4 will pit 20 candidates in battles for all 9 of the district’s available seats.
An abortion rights organization has filed the first court challenge to a Louisiana law that would require doctors who perform abortions to be able to admit patients to a nearby hospital.
U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister started his sign-up for re-election Friday the same as any other candidate, filling out paperwork and handing over cash to pay his qualifying fee. But he finished it quite differently, doused with ice.
The recent release of Victor White III’s autopsy report could spell trouble, as it tells a much different story of his death than the one told five months ago by the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office.
“Candidates for Congress and members of Congress spend between 30 and 70 percent of their time raising money to get back to Congress or to get their party back into power.”
Over the last four days of the trial against attorney Daniel Stanford, there’s been one notable absence from Judge Elizabeth Foote’s courtroom: attorney Bill Goode.
Saints quarterback Drew Brees and wide receiver Nick Toon are not on the same page yet, and time is running short for Toon to get it right.