Policy Reports

Citizen’s Guide to Education

Citizen’s Guide to Education

It’s no secret that Louisiana is struggling to provide a quality education for its students. According to a 2018 policy analysis from the Cato Institute, Louisiana ranked 46 out of 50 in the quality of its schools. This ranking takes into account student demographics as well as National Assessment of Education Progress test scores. Given...

By Daniel J. Erspamer

Mens Rea in Louisiana

Mens Rea in Louisiana

One of the most powerful functions government can exercise is holding someone criminally accountable for an action. This can result in a person’s loss of life, liberty, or property. Because of the ramifications that being found guilty of a crime can have, government should ensure that criminal laws are written clearly and unambiguously to ensure...

By Raheem Williams