New Orleans Judge Barbier Will Hear Gulf Spill Cases (AUDIO)


U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier in New Orleans will preside over more than 300 lawsuits related to the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Barbier once held bonds issued by companies that are now the targets of the lawsuits. Law professor Mitch Crusto of Loyola University New Orleans talks to Linda Wertheimer about the long courtroom battles ahead.

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Stuart H. Smith is an attorney based in New Orleans fighting major oil companies and other polluters.
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