Posts Categorized In: Kristi Schubert

Louisiana Supreme Court Upholds Lookback Window Giving Child Sex Abuse Survivors a Second Chance at Justice

Today, June 12, 2024, the Louisiana Supreme Court issued a ruling upholding the constitutionality of the Louisiana Lookback Window, a widely praised law originally passed unanimously by the legislature in 2021. The law revived all previously expired childhood sexual abuse claims in Louisiana, thereby giving countless childhood sexual abuse survivors a second chance at justice… Read More

What Happens With a Rape Kit and How Is Evidence Collected

Originally written in 2020, this informative blog details what to expect during a sexual assault forensic exam (SAFE exam) and a helpful overview of evidence collection. Rape and sexual assault are some of the most horrific crimes imaginable. The immediate aftermath of an attack can be confusing. There are questions from police – and family… Read More

Louisiana Supreme Court Grants Request to Revisit Controversial Ruling Striking Down Child Sex Abuse Survivors’ Second Chance at Justice

Today, May 10, 2024, the Louisiana Supreme Court granted pending requests to reopen and revisit its highly controversial ruling previously issued in Bienvenu v. Defendant 1, 2023-CC-1194 (La. 3/22/2024). The Bienvenu ruling, which was issued on March 22nd of this year, struck down as unconstitutional the Louisiana Lookback Window1 which had been passed unanimously by… Read More

Kristi Schubert is Featured on the TentMakers of Louisiana Podcast about Unmasking Sexual Abuse

Lamothe Law Firm attorney Kristi Schubert is featured on the TentMakers of Louisiana podcast, Unmasking Sexual Abuse: Understanding, Healing & Prevention. Letitia Peyton, Executive Director at TentMakers of Louisiana says, “Bold & direct! Kristi Schubert is phenomenal in our latest podcast.” Frank Lamothe, Kristi Schubert and Julien Lamothe have won numerous verdicts and negotiated life-changing… Read More

LLF Attorney Kristi Schubert Featured on LPB Regarding Lookback Law

 LLF attorney Kristi Schubert was recently a featured guest on the show “Louisiana: The State We Are In,” The Lookback Law. The show is anchored by Kara St. Cyr and Karen LeBlanc, and presented by Louisiana Public Broadcasting. “Legislators unanimously passed Louisiana’s Look Back Law, extending the statute of limitations for victims of childhood sexual… Read More

Kristi Schubert Speaking at TentMakers of Louisiana Event – Unmasking Sexual Abuse: Understanding, Healing and Prevention

TentMakers of Louisiana supports survivors of clergy sexual abuse. The TentMakers of Louisiana mission: “TentMakers of Louisiana is an organization dedicated to fostering hope, healing, and justice for survivors of clergy sex abuse. Our primary objectives are to bring restoration, joy, and a renewed sense of life to those who have been affected. We provide… Read More

A convicted former NOPD detective who admitted to molesting children to be released to a halfway house

Ramon Antonio Vargas’ article, The Guardian: An ex-child abuse US detective admitted to molesting minors. He could soon be free. “A former child sex crimes detective who admitted to molesting children during his New Orleans policing career, has been in and out of prison for images depicting the sexual abuse of minors, and has been… Read More

Frank Lamothe and Kristi Schubert Speak about LA Supreme Court Ruling

“State high court rejects Louisiana law that gave child sex abuse victims second chance at justice,” writes Michael Carroll, The Louisiana Record. The Louisiana Supreme Court “found that the new law violated the due process clause of the state constitution.” LLF attorney Frank Lamothe says, “The plaintiffs effectively lost their chance to seek justice due… Read More

Louisiana Supreme Court Strikes Down Look-Back Window as Unconstitutional

The Louisiana Supreme Court has overturned the state law that gave childhood sexual abuse victim more time to file lawsuits. The law was passed in the Louisiana State Legislature in 2021 and gave these survivors a three year window in which to file their lawsuits against their perpetrators. WDSU-TV Louisiana State Supreme Court Strikes Down… Read More

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