NOPD Consent Decree: Update on the monitor RFP plus more on BreakOUT! and the LGBT policy
U.S. District Court Judge Susie Morgan denied a request by lawyers for the city of New Orleans that she delay a Jan. 31 deadline, by which the city must file any requests that the court reverse course on its recent approval of the New Orleans Police Department's consent decree, according to a summary of a status conference held yesterday.
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, who once supported a timely approval of the agreement, has changed his mind due to the uncertain costs associated with the Orleans Parish Prison consent decree, which Judge Lance Africk preliminarily approved this week.? [ Read more ]
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