Who is the US Attorney for the Western District of Louisiana?
First Assistant U.S. Attorney Alexander C. Van Hook will serve as the Acting U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Louisiana upon Joseph’s departure. Van Hook has served for 10 years as the first assistant U.S. Attorney and began his career in the United States Attorney’s Office in 1999.
Who is the US attorney in Louisiana?
Welcome to the United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Louisiana. The U.S. Attorney, Brandon Fremin, is the chief federal law enforcement official in the district.
What is the role of the U.S. district attorneys in district courts?
A district attorney is a public official who is appointed or elected to represent the state in criminal judicial proceedings in a particular judicial district or county; an appointed or elected officer who prosecutes cases in a particular judicial district.
How many U.S. attorneys are there per state?
One U.S. Attorney is assigned to each of the judicial districts, with the exception of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands where a single U.S. Attorney serves both districts.
What parishes are in the Western District of Louisiana?
The Western District comprises the parishes of Acadia, Allen, Avoyelles, Beauregard, Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Calcasieu, Caldwell, Cameron, Catahoula, Claiborne, Concordia, Jefferson Davis, De Soto, East Carroll, Evangeline, Franklin, Grant, Iberia, Jackson, Lafayette, La Salle, Lincoln, Madison, Morehouse.
What two kinds of cases can begin in the Supreme Court?
The United States Supreme Court is a federal court, meaning in part that it can hear cases prosecuted by the U.S. government. (The Court also decides civil cases.) The Court can also hear just about any kind of state-court case, as long as it involves federal law, including the Constitution.
What court district is Louisiana in?
Eastern District of Louisiana | United States District Court.