Camille A. "Cam" Morvant II
that justice is
served for the
criminal laws of
the State of
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.
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you do not already have an outside attorney
representing you. Please call (985)
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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.
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- January 21, 2015
THIBODAUX – A woman seeking to have her 2009
convictions for the killing of her two young
children set aside has been denied relief by a
Lafourche Parish judge.
Amy T. Hebert, who is currently serving two
consecutive life sentences at the Louisiana
Correctional Institution for Women in St.
Gabriel, Louisiana, was seeking a new trial
based on a number of allegations she made in a
standard post-conviction relief application. The
dismissal of those claims brings to a close her
attempts to attack the convictions at the state
trial court level.
"We have fought these post-conviction claims
with the same intensity that we prosecuted both
the trial and appeal," said District Attorney
Camille A. Morvant, II. "It’s a reminder that
not only is it important to the family of the
victims to secure a conviction, but also it’s
just as vital that we fight to maintain the
validity of that verdict throughout the
Hebert was convicted of two counts of first
degree murder in 2009 after a two-month trial,
and her convictions were affirmed on appeal in
Some of the defendant’s most recent
allegations had been dismissed earlier in
response to procedural objections lodged by the
Lafourche Parish District Attorney’s Office. The
remainders of the defendant’s claims were
dismissed without a hearing by the Hon. Jerome
J. Barbera, III on December 29, 2014. Barbera
retired from the bench at the end of 2014.