Lafayette City Court

Link to Jules Edwards wins runoff for Lafayette city court judge  (opens in new window)

Edwards, a retired 15th Judicial District Court judge, defeated Roya Boustany, a felony prosecutor in the 15th Judicial District Court district attorney’s office, Saturday in a city-wide runoff to fill the vacancy created a year ago when Michelle Odinet resigned under pressure after a home video surfaced of her using a racial slur to describe an alleged burglar at her home.

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Link to LCG sues attorney for Lafayette City Court over alleged public records violation  (opens in new window)

McGoffin is considered a local expert on the state’s public records and open meetings laws. He has represented two local news organizations, The Current and The Daily Advertiser, in lawsuits against LCG over public records, including a January lawsuit over documents pertaining to the firing of Sgt. Wayne Griffin, who was appointed by Guillory in October to serve as interim police chief, then was fired in January following an internal investigation into alleged sexual harassment.

Source: The Advocate