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Louisiana's Code of Civil Procedure does not exempt pro se plaintiffs from asking for a jury or securing the right to jury trial with a bond. Nor does it, nor does the Louisiana Constitution, nor does the U.S. Constitution guarantee civil litigants a right to counsel.
So, having refused to put on a case, and after storming out of Judge Castle's court in protest of her refusal to seat a jury and appoint him counsel for trial, the Third Circuit affirms her judgment dismissing his claim for sexual harassment at work.
Posted: Feb. 4, 2021