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  • 4/13/2021

Attorney General Jeff Landry Asking Public For Help Amid Child Pornography Arrest Lafayette

AG Jeff Landry: This is an ongoing investigation. I encourage anyone with information regarding Mr. Osmer to call my Cyber Crime Unit toll-free at 1-800-256-4506; callers may remain anonymous.

  • 4/7/2021

Attorney General Jeff Landry Sues Joe Biden Over Release of Criminal Aliens

AG Jeff Landry: The President's refusal to enforce the law only worsens an already dire border crisis. Law and order must prevail; dangerous and violent criminal aliens must not be allowed to roam free in our communities.

  • 4/2/2021

Defending Second Amendment, Attorney General Jeff Landry Files Legal Brief Against Radical Anti-Gun Rights Law

AG Jeff Landry: As radical leftist lawmakers in California and beyond persist in their attempts to legislatively overrule our constitutional rights, I will continue to stand strong in defense of our right to keep and bear arms.

  • 4/1/2021

Fake COVID Vaccine Cards Sold Online, Attorney General Jeff Landry Issues Warning

AG Jeff Landry: The false and deceptive marketing and sales of fake COVID vaccine cards threatens the health of our communities, slows progress in getting our residents protected from the virus, and is a violation of the laws of many states.

  • 3/30/2021

Attorney General Jeff Landry Defends Religious Liberties that Joe Biden Abandoned

AG Jeff Landry: Religious liberty is a foundational American principle. I have always worked to protect this fundamental right, and I will not stand by as the Biden Administration refuses to defend it.

  • 3/26/2021

Attorney General Jeff Landry Warns Louisiana Patients to Avoid Hearing Aid Scams

AG Jeff Landry: Louisiana patients in the marketplace should be mindful that some sellers pushing "innovations" may not have the best of intentions.

  • 3/24/2021

Attorney General Jeff Landry Leads 13-State Coalition to Stop the Biden Ban on American Energy

AG Jeff Landry: By executive fiat, Joe Biden and his administration have single-handedly driven the price of energy up – costing the American people where it hurts most, in their pocketbooks.

  • 3/19/2021

Baton Rouge Man Arrested for Internet Crimes Against Children

AG Jeff Landry: My office and I remain committed to protecting Louisiana's children from predators. We will continue to collaborate with our law enforcement partners to make our State a safer place.

  • 3/17/2021

Attorney General Jeff Landry Sues Biden Administration for Illegitimate Keystone Cancellation

AG Jeff Landry: Whether off Louisiana’s coast or in Montana’s shale fields, drilling equals jobs. I will continue to do all that I can to defend those jobs and the Constitution from abusive federal overreach.

  • 3/17/2021

Attorney General Jeff Landry Urges Biden Administration to Respect Louisiana’s Ability to Cut Taxes

AG Jeff Landry: We can not allow the federal government to usurp Louisiana’s constitutional authority to govern itself. If we do, it will be the end of state sovereignty.

  • 3/16/2021

New, Bipartisan Criminal Justice Reform Legislation Announced by Attorney General Jeff Landry, Senator Rick Ward, Representative Denise Marcelle, and Other Members of the Drug and Specialty Courts Commission

AG Jeff Landry: This is not a Republican bill or a Democrat bill; rather, it is a Louisiana bill and it is one that will reduce crime, reduce drug use, and reduce costs to taxpayers.

  • 3/12/2021

Biden Moves to Insure Welfare Benefits for Immigration Applicants, Louisiana Petitions Court to Intervene

AG Jeff Landry: Hard-working taxpayers in Louisiana should not have their tax money taken to fund those who wish to cross our border in search of free benefits.

  • 3/11/2021

Problem Gambling Awareness Month: Great Time to Learn Warning Signs, Says Attorney General Jeff Landry

AG Jeff Landry: Problem gambling affects people of all races, creeds, and religions. By educating our State’s people of the warning signs of problem gambling, my office and I hope to make Louisiana a safer place.

  • 3/10/2021

Jefferson Parish Man Arrested for Cyber Crimes Against Kids

AG Jeff Landry: Child pornography is an intolerable crime that inflicts lifelong damage to the victims. In conjunction with our law enforcement partners – we will continue working to bring to justice those who possess, distribute, and manufacture sexual abuse images or videos of children.

  • 3/9/2021

Use Caution When Conducting Online Marketplace Transactions

AG Jeff Landry: As we mourn the death of Mr. Vindel, Louisiana should also become aware of best practices to help stay safe with online marketplace transactions.

  • 3/8/2021

New Iberia Man Arrested for Internet Crimes Against Children

AG Jeff Landry: Crimes against children are intolerable offenses. My office and I are committed to using every tool we have to aggressively pursue child predators.

  • 3/8/2021

Statement by Louisiana Department of Justice Administrative Services Deputy Director on Release of Employee Complaint

Dep. Dir. Schober: What was released today are the accusations. Accusations get investigated and decisions concerning discipline are made based on our ability to validate the accusations. Just as our office in criminal matters does not convict people based on accusations, we discipline based on the evidence.

  • 3/5/2021

West Monroe Man Arrested for Internet Crimes Against Children

AG Jeff Landry: My office and I remain committed to protecting Louisiana's children from predators. We will continue to collaborate with our law enforcement partners to make our State a safer place.

  • 3/4/2021

Freeport-McMoRan Receives Attorney General Authorization to Resolve Coastal Claims

AG Jeff Landry: While I believe these claims are best decided by a full and final adjudication, I will not interfere with a private company seeking relief from the immense uncertainty litigation injects into Louisiana’s energy industry.

  • 3/4/2021

LADOJ Issues Statement After Court Decides How to Proceed with Public Records Request

Dir. Angelique Freel: As Judge Kelly declared, our office ‘followed the letter of the law…sought guidance from the Court and did everything a public official must do;’ we were ‘not arbitrary or capricious in any way’; we were ‘diligent’ in handling the matter.