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Posted inCriminal Justice, Government & Politics

Others dispute sheriff's contention that deal will happen without federal court oversight

By Matt Davis, The Lens staff writer | Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman insists that he and the U.S. Justice Department will reach an out-of-court agreement over conditions at his jail, but Mayor Mitch Landrieu, a Justice Department official  and  others familiar with the negotiations tell a different story. The department first threatened Gusman with […]