By Tokesha Collins-Wright

On September 1, 2017, the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (“LDEQ”) updated the emergency order that was issued by the Governor of Louisiana on Thursday, August 24, 2017. That earlier emergency order put the entire State of Louisiana under a declaration of emergency and was to remain in place until Friday, September

By Jeffrey N. Boudreaux

Earlier this week, the Texas Supreme Court and the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals issued an emergency order to allow the courts affected by the disaster to suspend regular court procedures and deadlines. The order is effective for one month and states in part:

Pursuant to Section 22.0035(b) of the Texas