Taylor v. Louisiana

Billy J. Taylor was indicted on kidnapping charges by the grand jury of St. Tammany Parish. The day before his trial... Continued

Kennedy v. Louisiana

A Louisiana court found Patrick Kennedy guilty of raping his eight-year-old stepdaughter. Louisiana law allows the... Continued

Snyder v. Louisiana

In capital murder trial of Allen Snyder, an African-American, the prosecution used peremptory (automatic) challenges... Continued

Montejo v. Louisiana

In March 2005, Jesse Montejo was convicted and sentenced to death for the murder of Lewis Ferrari. At his trial, the... Continued

Toca v. Louisiana

In the 1980s, George Toca was arrested and sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole, probation... Continued