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  • 2/29/2024

Statement from Attorney General Liz Murrill on the conclusion of the Special Session on Crime

This two-week special session does not mean crime will automatically go away in Louisiana. It’s going to take all of us coming together to change the course of our State. I’m committed to doing the work.

  • 2/22/2024

Attorney General Liz Murrill’s Office arrests man for possessing 500 counts of child porn

Our office received a cyber-tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. An investigation was initiated from our office, and it led to his arrest.

  • 2/21/2024

Attorney General Liz Murrill secures conviction of vehicular homicide for drunk driver

Attorney General Liz Murrill’s Criminal Division secured a conviction for Heather De Los Santos (DOB: 3/17/1987) on a charge of vehicular homicide on Tuesday, February 20.

  • 2/14/2024

Attorney General Liz Murrill’s Office gets conviction for serial rapist in Rapides Parish

"The guilty pleas today from this serial rapist are the culmination of the hard work of the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office in conjunction with my office’s Criminal Division. The Louisiana Department of Justice will continue to protect the rights of crime victims in our state and bring violent sexual predators like this to justice."

  • 2/6/2024

Louisiana Attorney General objects to President Biden's pause on LNG export projects

"It’s time for Joe Biden to end his assault on Louisiana energy. Instead of addressing America’s real energy challenges, his administration has decided to double down on a reckless environmental agenda. This pause is unlawful, damages our economy, and harms our national security," said General Murrill.

  • 2/5/2024

Attorney General Liz Murrill and Orleans Parish District Attorney Jason Williams execute historic agreement on New Orleans

Attorney General Liz Murrill and Orleans Parish District Attorney Jason Williams met at the Louisiana Department of Justice to execute the historic agreement between their offices.

  • 2/2/2024

Call to stop funding United Nations Relief and Works Agency

The Biden Administration has given more than $1 billion to UNRWA, which diverts money intended for education and civil works to material support for kidnapping, torture, and murder.

  • 1/30/2024

Federal Court sides with Attorney General Liz Murrill to de-list Louisiana Black Bear from Endangered Species List

A Federal District Court dismissed a suit challenging the de-listing of the Louisiana Black Bear from the endangered species list.

  • 1/29/2024

Attorney General Liz Murrill joins 27-State Coalition supporting Texas's Efforts to Secure the Border

"Our message to President Joe Biden and Secretary Mayorkas is simple, if you cannot bring yourselves to enforce the law, get out of the way so Texas can."

  • 1/24/2024

Federal Judge deals blow to EPA. Blocks agency from imposing race-based mandates against Louisiana.

Federal Judge deals blow to EPA. Blocks agency from imposing race-based mandates against Louisiana.

  • 1/23/2024

Michigan woman arrested by Attorney General Liz Murrill’s Office for defrauding Louisiana’s pandemic unemployment program

Agents with Louisiana Attorney General Liz Murrill’s Office have arrested a Michigan woman for defrauding Louisiana’s pandemic unemployment program of over $66,000.

  • 1/19/2024

Attorney General Liz Murrill Announces Leadership Team

Today, Louisiana Attorney General Liz Murrill announced additional members of her Leadership team. The announcement follows the recent naming of Larry Frieman as Chief Deputy, Benjamin Aguiñaga as Solicitor General, and her entire Communications staff.

  • 1/11/2024

Statement from Attorney General Liz Murrill on the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling against the Biden Administration's Department of Energy

Statement from Attorney General Liz Murrill on the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling against the Biden Administration's Department of Energy

  • 10/24/2023

Bipartisan Coalition of Attorneys General File Lawsuits Against Meta for Harming Youth Mental Health through Its Social Media Platforms

SG Liz Murrill: As a mom and an attorney, I know this is one of the most important fights before us as our State’s children are being harmed on social media with relentless content of sex, drugs, alcohol, and more.

  • 10/20/2023

U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Louisiana and Missouri Initiated Big Tech Censorship Case

SG Liz Murrill: This is a significant opportunity for the American people to be heard in the highest court of the land. It also grants us an opportunity to affirm once and for all that the government is not permitted to use the government-speech doctrine to muffle the expression of disfavored viewpoints.

  • 10/12/2023

Coalition of State Attorneys General Release Statement Condemning the Hamas Terrorist Attacks on Israel

AG Jeff Landry: We regret that Israel’s pursuit of justice and self-defense will cost lives. But responsibility for every life lost in this conflict can be laid at the feet of the cowardly Hamas leadership, residing in comfort in Doha, and their murderous servants. We pray for peace and safety for Israel and the rest of the Middle East.

  • 10/11/2023

Attorney General Jeff Landry Calls for Public Support to Provide Safer Schools on National Stop Bullying Day

AG Jeff Landry: From verbal attacks to physical attacks and social bullying to cyber bullying, these forms of hostile behavior harm kids emotionally and physically. Together, we can stop bullying in our schools and positively impact the lives of our students.

  • 9/22/2023

Attorney General Jeff Landry's Office Seeking Public Assistance Amid Cyber Crime Arrest

AG Jeff Landry: Anyone with information regarding Mr. Rhodes is encouraged to call the LBI toll-free at 1-800-256-4506. Callers may remain anonymous.

  • 9/22/2023

Attorney General Jeff Landry Delivers Major Victory for Louisiana: Court Halts Latest Biden Attack on American Energy

AG Jeff Landry: At a time when working families are being squeezed by unaffordable Bidenomics, I am glad to deliver yet another victory defeating overreaching bureaucrats.

  • 9/20/2023

Attorney General Jeff Landry Takes Legal Action to Block Death Row Clemency Hearings

AG Jeff Landry: The Board of Pardons should not sacrifice the rule of law, the rights of victims, and the public’s participation simply to achieve the Governor’s political objective. The laws on our books must be enforced and proper procedure must be followed.