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Louisiana Crime Special Session

Louisiana Governor Jeff Landry's special session on February 18, 2024, aimed to tackle crime with a series of proposed bills. Among these, HB1 focuses on providing public access to criminal court matters, potentially increasing transparency. However, such access might disproportionately affect minority communities, exposing them to greater scrutiny and potential biases in the justice system.

HB6 - All records will be available for the public to view - addresses methods of execution and confidentiality in death sentences. While this bill aims to streamline procedures, its impact on minority com...


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