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Camille A. "Cam" Morvant II     


Camille A. "Cam Morvant As District Attorney, my goals are:
 
To ensure that justice is served for the residents of Lafourche by enforcing the criminal laws of the State of  Louisiana.

To champion the rights of victims of crime in Lafourche  Parish.

To protect those juveniles subject to abuse and/or neglect.

To ensure that the best interests of children are preserved by enforcing Louisiana's child support laws.

To implement programs designed to educate and inform the public regarding the role that the District Attorney’s Office has in their day to day lives.

For your convenience, our office has an Assistant District Attorney available from 8:30am to 4:30pm Monday though Friday to answer your questions, provided that you do not already have an outside attorney representing you.  Please call (985) 447-2003 and ask for the assistant on duty.

PARISH GOVERNMENT AND BOARDS  -

The Lafourche Parish District Attorney is the statutory legal advisor to the Parish Government and to all Parish Board and Commissions. In his capacity as legal advisor, the District Attorney works closely with Parish Council and the Parish President to protect the interests of Lafourche Parish. The District Attorney's Office also makes itself available to answer questions and provide legal advice to Parish Boards and Commissions.

SCHOOL INVOLVEMENT (Read more...)

  • Project L.E.A.D. (Legal Enrichment and Decision-Making)

  • Domino Effect

  • Violence Intervention Program (VIP)

  • District Attorney Truancy Program (DATE)

  • Internet Safety and Cyber Bullying

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PRESS RELEASES - July 2, 2015  

 

 

The Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal ruled on Wednesday that the Lafourche Parish District Attorney’s Office is entitled to see certain mental health records of a second degree murder suspect, overturning a prior ruling of the trial court.

The court of appeal ruled that test data compiled by Dr. Marc Zimmerman during his evaluation of Traveyon Blackledge must be turned over to the State, so that the results can be evaluated by its own expert witnesses. Blackledge is one of three co-defendants charged in the September 22, 2013 murders of Nikki Landry and Harry Lefort.

The Hon. Jerome J. Barbera, now retired, ruled that under formal rules of discovery, the State was not entitled to the requested materials. The State of Louisiana filed an application for a writ of review, seeking to have that decision overturned.  (Read more...)