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 . 

2 Notations to 2015 Data & Statistics Report

Sep 26, 2016

Court Watch NOLA has added 2 footnotes to its previously published 2015 Data & Statistics Report to include the following new information: The number of arrests made in New Orleans Police Department First District (“NOPD”) includes arrests made at the Orleans Justice Center jail, the New Orleans Police Department Headquarters, and the Orleans Parish Criminal District […]

Check out our new 2015 Data & Statistics Report!

Sep 14, 2016

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 […]

Court Watch NOLA Entering Magistrate Court

May 16, 2016

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 […]

People Are Talking About Our 2015 Annual Report

May 03, 2016

Court Watch NOLA released its 2015 Annual Report this morning, and it’s already causing a stir! Feel free to also check out our quick write-up, and sign our online petition to get criminal evidence out of the courthouse basement. Check out what Ken Daly and Jarvis DeBerry of Nola.com have to say about it. Also check out […]

Be Part of the Movement!

Join Court Watch NOLA’s online petition to remove criminal case evidence from the basement of the Orleans Criminal District Court!