Litigating Life Stories: Louisiana Privacy Law in Frigon v. Universal Pictures, Inc.

Note by Patrick Isacks

In this note, Patrick Isacks discusses the Louisiana Court of Appeals for the First Circuit's decision in Frigon v. Universal Pictures, Inc., 2017-0993 (La. App. 1 Cir. 6/21/18); 255 So. 3d 591, holding that (1) privacy rights are strictly personal; (2) the right of publicity does not exist under Louisiana law, and (3) the newsworthiness of the events in question outweighed the decedent's right of privacy.

About the Author

Patrick Isacks: J.D. candidate 2020, Tulane University Law School; B.A. 2017, Louisiana State University.


93 Tul. L. Rev. 1281 (2019)