La. Code Crim. Proc. art. 61

Current with effective changes through Act 3 of the Second Extraordinary Legislative Session
Section 61 - District attorney; powers and duties

Subject to the supervision of the attorney general, as provided in Article 62, the district attorney has entire charge and control of every criminal prosecution instituted or pending in his district, and determines whom, when, and how he shall prosecute.

La. Cr.P. § 61