CWN statement about the Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

Oct 30, 2018

“While the synagogue shooting occurred in Pittsburgh and not New Orleans, the truth is that it could happen in any of our communities. Just like the act of hatred that occurred in the African-American church in Charleston and the nightclub in Orlando, the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting was an act of hatred that should be punished […]

Court Watch NOLA’s 2017 Annual Report Now Available

May 22, 2018

Click here to read “Orleans Criminal District Court, Magistrate Court, & Municipal Court: 2017 Review.“

Court Watch NOLA’s “The State of Magistrate Court” Report

Oct 18, 2017

Please check out Court Watch NOLA’s newly released “The State of Magistrate Court” report, in which CWN makes 7 recommendations and 1 commendation regarding the Orleans Magistrate Court.

Court Watch NOLA’s 2016 Criminal District Court Report

Apr 11, 2017

Read about victims of crime who were arrested and incarcerated, evidence presented in criminal trials, demographics of jurors, 1-party sidebar conversations with judges, and much more in our 2016 Criminal District Court Report.

Stand up for victims’ rights!

Mar 08, 2017

Check out Executive Director Simone Levine and Advisory Board Member Patti Lapeyre’s editorial piece in The Advocate.

Observing New Orleans Municipal Court

Dec 06, 2016

Click to view Court Watch NOLA’s Municipal Court data sheet.

It’s #GivingTuesday

Nov 29, 2016

We at Court Watch NOLA are immensely grateful for contributions to support our cause: ensuring direct accountability, transparency, and fairness in Orleans Criminal Courts. Please consider helping Court Watch NOLA this ‪holiday season by any of three ways: 1) BECOME a volunteer court watcher by signing up here; 2) DONATE by clicking the PayPal donation button on […]

EDUCATE YOURSELF VOTERS! Watch the Youtube clip of our Judicial Forum.

Oct 15, 2016

You missed our Judicial Forum on October 13th? No worries, watch the candidates for Orleans Parish Criminal District Court, Section D and the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals, debate the issues on the video recording of our Judicial forum here .