Decision Reversed: Bridgette Digerolamo’s Legal Battle

On this episode of Louisiana Unfiltered, Kiran Chawla discusses Bridgette Digerolamo’s turbulent legal journey with attorney Jacob Longman.

Bridgette Digerolamo’s arrest on aggravated assault charges during a flash flood event led to a prolonged legal battle, culminating in a surprising twist during the 2023 trial and the aftermath of the case that rose all the way to the Louisiana Supreme Court.

04:30 Charges and Trial Process

07:02 Lack of Resources in Investigation

10:53 Speedy Trial Rights

12:38 Jury Verdict: Not Guilty

13:41 Jury Deliberations

21:50 Unusual Legal Situation

23:51 Declaration of Mistrial

26:20 Supreme Court Appeal

31:04 Relief and Elation

42:16 Personal Impact of Legal Proceedings

47:17 Unusual Verdict in Steele’s Case

52:02 Questions Surrounding Judge’s Actions

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