Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Fifth Circuit Katrina Suit: No Qualified Immunity for Corps Under FCA
~The qualified immunity test requires a two-part analysis: "(1) Was the law governing the official's conduct clearly established? (2) Under that law, could a reasonable officer have believed the conduct was lawful?" Government officials performing discretionary functions generally are shielded from liability for civil damages as long as as their conduct does not violate clearly established statutory or constitutional rights of which a reasonable person would have known.

Citizen Property Insurance plaintiffs to seize cash

New Orleans Builds New Trails
~Construction Equipment Guide

Much of Gulf Coast prepping for future flooding/storm surge

Push to give Gulf states 80 percent of BP oil spill fines hits stumbling block

Hurricane evacuation pickup spots to feature tall steel artwork
~Michelle Krupa

Sculpture chosen for New Orleans evacuation art~Kevin McGill

Limited Character: Facing the Stage: Becky Shaw, Reviewed~NOLA DEFENDER

Tujague's roast beef po-boy built from one of New Orleans' most storied beef dishes

The Angola Prison Rodeo: 40 Years of Guts & Glory~Humid Beings

NOLA Indie Rockers Get Some Company at foburg~Ian McNulty

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