Rebecca Hudsmith
Federal Public Defender


Welcome to the home page of the Federal
    Public Defender for the Middle and
    Western Districts of Louisiana.  This
    website is intended to provide Criminal   
    Justice Act attorneys, other criminal
    defense and interested members of the
    public with information on the    
    administration of criminal justice in federal
    courts, and information related to recent
    developments in criminal practice.



    L'Ami de L'Avocat, Vol. IV

    "The Lawyer's Friend"


    Federal Criminal Law Update:

    A newsletter of recent notable Supreme

    Court and Fifth Circuit Cases.

    Annual C.J.A. Panel Seminar

Latest Decisions