And Sonja Spears is now officially toast….

We covered the unfolding saga of Judge Sonja Spears who moved to the Boston area but never bothered to resign her local judgeship or stop collecting her paycheck. Since then I’ve recently been told Letten’s boys are closing in on indictments. Since Lee Zurich at Fox 8 broke the story it is appropriate we link … Continue reading “And Sonja Spears is now officially toast….”

After the storm: A look back at Ike and Sonja Spears and Hurricane Katrina. "I think we have a problem with leadership in the city right now…."

After yesterday’s post on Sonja and Ike Spears was published the emails with additional links came pouring in and as I followed the links I was struck by the old adage about telling the truth because it is hard to keep lies straight. In this case the lies involve a sitting judge and that judge’s residency in New … Continue reading “After the storm: A look back at Ike and Sonja Spears and Hurricane Katrina. "I think we have a problem with leadership in the city right now…."”

Fox 8 is reporting subpoenas have been served on NOLA 1st City Court and Sonja Spears Updated

This is certainly related to our earlier post.  There is nothing up yet on the Fox 8 website so I highly recommend those so interested tune in at 10 via Tee Vee or the internet. I think we know what Lee Zurich has been up to since he left WWL. Update: The story is now … Continue reading “Fox 8 is reporting subpoenas have been served on NOLA 1st City Court and Sonja Spears Updated”

Please allow me to warmly welcome Sonja and Ike Spears to Slabbed.

First we heard the rumors and then Fox 8 gave us a teaser. By then, we also knew that Lee Zurich had not been sitting on his rear end during his time between on air gigs doing the news in New Orleans. It is said work is the bane of the blogging class and that … Continue reading “Please allow me to warmly welcome Sonja and Ike Spears to Slabbed.”

A tale of two would-be Judges and Bankruptcy Part 1: Yolanda King

The level of self entitled greed is simply stunning folks as Sonja Spears has an imitator. John Simerman was all over it again on Saturday for the Advocate: Bankruptcy filing shows dueling domiciles for judge Insta-address for political runs??? Must be nice. Among the myriad forms that King submitted to secure bankruptcy protection was a … Continue reading “A tale of two would-be Judges and Bankruptcy Part 1: Yolanda King”

To amplify some of Dambala’s recent posts. Follow the money folks.

Hat tip Editilla. Dambala over at American Zombie has been doing some great investigative work lately involving LA State Rep Cedric Richmond.  He wrote this: For the past four months, I’ve been researching a tip I received on current 2nd District Congressional candidate, State Rep. Cedric Richmond. I was told that Rep. Richmond took a … Continue reading “To amplify some of Dambala’s recent posts. Follow the money folks.”

Lets catch up with some judicial news. President Obama rejects Landrieu nominee for Federal Judge on the LAED.

As our readers may expect from the premiere legal affairs blog in the gulf south we were the early innovators in the topic of  New Orleans Civil District Court Judge Michgael Bagneris being nominated to a spot on the Louisiana Eastern District with a post Nowdy did back in April 2009 on his nomination to the federal … Continue reading “Lets catch up with some judicial news. President Obama rejects Landrieu nominee for Federal Judge on the LAED.”

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As Dambala at American Zombie puts it, New Orleans area politicians looting charities is the “art of the con profit”.  The scheme is now a time-honored one in the Dollar Bill Jefferson crime family: Steer government earmarks to a charity under the effective control of the politician doing the steering and then loot the money out on … Continue reading “It”

Tanzie Tanzie who do I turn to????? A Cedric Richmond Charity looting update. (Updated)

Are the national Dems running away from ol’ Ced like heck, having seen the error of their ways or are they that confident they have forced a crooked Bill Jefferson political hack on the good folks in NOLA for their voice in DC?  With all the bullshitting that goes on in politics we may never know … Continue reading “Tanzie Tanzie who do I turn to????? A Cedric Richmond Charity looting update. (Updated)”