Court Watch NOLA Entering Magistrate Court

Since 2007, Court Watch NOLA has monitored Orleans Parish Criminal District Court. As of this morning, May 16, 2016, Court Watch NOLA is officially adding the Orleans Parish Magistrate Court to its list of courts monitored. Check out our new Magistrate Court data sheet to learn the topics for which court watchers will be collecting data.

Follow the Associated Press, WDSU News, and WWNO Public Radio to learn more about Court Watch NOLA’s upcoming entry into Magistrate Court.

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