A judge was to consider Friday whether U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu is legally able to run for re-election in Louisiana, after a state lawmaker who once ran against Landrieu challenged her qualifications for office.

A law toughening teacher tenure requirements in Louisiana is up for arguments before the state Supreme Court.

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It was a rare loss for gay-marriage supporters — one that even the judge who issued the ruling acknowledged won't be the final word.

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On Wednesday, Judge Martin “Marty” Feldman handed down a decision that will most assuredly define his legacy on the bench.

New Orleans' former mayor, Ray Nagin, will get a federal public defender to handle his appeal, a federal judge decided Wednesday.

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