05/21/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 05/21/2019 16:03
Advancing Justice for Families of Those Lost to Murder, Attorney General Jeff Landry Applauds Louisiana House Passage of HB 258
5/21/2019BATON ROUGE, LA - Attorney General Jeff Landry issued the following statement after the Louisiana House of Representatives advanced legislation that would provide for the confidentiality of identifying information of certain persons or entities involved in the execution of a death sentence: 'I applaud the House of Representatives for passing HB 258, an important step toward resumption of legally-required executions. I am thankful for the leadership of Representative Nicholas Muscarello, who shares my commitment to getting justice for victims of our State's most heinous crimes. Representative Muscarello's measure would help ensure our State's most heinous criminals receive the punishment justly imposed by a jury of their peers.