Check out our new 2015 Data & Statistics Report!
Court Watch NOLA is proud to publish its newest report on data and statistics from 2015 provided by multiple criminal justice agencies, including Innocence Project of New Orleans, Louisiana Public Defender Board, Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice Coordination, New Orleans Police Department, Orleans Criminal Court Judicial Administrator, Orleans Parish District Attorney, Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office, and Vera Institute of Justice -New Orleans Office New Orleans Pretrial Services.
The majority of this information has never before been published to the public. Court Watch NOLA uses a people-centered model in monitoring Orleans Parish criminal courts. This report aims to shed light on those affected by crime and the criminal justice system in 2015.
2020 profoundly impacted our community, challenging each of us uniquely. For the first time in over a century, our country struggled to contain a deadly pandemic, and many of us lost loved ones. In a city known for coming together, we had to stay apart to keep each other safe. Within weeks of our city’s […]
BREAKING: The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals denied District Attorney Cannizzaro’s request for immunity. Defendants argue that creating and issuing the fake subpoenas was protected prosecutorial conduct because it “relate[d] to the core prosecutorial function of preparing evidence and testimony for trial.” But the Supreme Court has squarely rejected this broad interpretation of absolute immunity. […]
The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision denying Cannizzaro’s appeal for creating fraudulent subpoenas. Please read the appeals decision here. 4.21.20 Singleton v. Cannizzaro Fifth Circuit Opinion