EYE FOR JUSTICE

EYE FOR JUSTICE

WILL LAFAYETTE FIND TRUE JUSTICE WITH NEW JUDGE? When sunglasses come off revealing a black eye, questions arise: was there an accident? a mugging? an abusive relationship? Judge Michelle Odinet’s recorded use of racial slurs knocked Lafayette’s sunglasses off for the...
CANDIDATE JULES EDWARDS

CANDIDATE JULES EDWARDS

On New Year’s Day 2021, Jules Edwards awakened for the first time in 28 years no longer a judge.  His tenure on the state court bench since 1993 had officially ended.  Though now in retirement, he kept with military precision the morning routine he had...
CANDIDATE TOBY AGUILLARD

CANDIDATE TOBY AGUILLARD

Grand Lake, Louisiana, rests along Highway 384 between Lake Charles and the Gulf. Its fields of rice and livestock lay crisscrossed with canals and inlets. For generations, the neighbors of the Cameron Parish community have helped one another through harvest and...
CANDIDATE ROYA BOUSTANY

CANDIDATE ROYA BOUSTANY

“One of the first cases I got at the DA’s office was a case where a little girl was raped by a friend’s father,” Roya Boustany related.  “I didn’t have children at that point. It shaped very early on what my husband and I have done with our children....

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