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2000 News Releases

News Release #60

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE # 60

FROM : CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA

The Opinion(s) handed down on the 11th day of September, 2000 , are as follows:

PER CURIAM :

2000-O- 2593 IN RE: FORMER JUDGE LARRY D. JEFFERSON

Considering that in In re : Jefferson , 99-1313 (La. 1/19/00), 753 So.2d 181, reh'g denied , 99-1313 (La. 2/18/00), he was removed from office during the current term for which the present election was called, and considering Supreme Court Rule XXIII, §26 , as adopted February 3, 1997 and pre-cleared by the Justice Department on August 14, 2000, and this Court's authority to make rules to enforce its disciplinary authority over judges pursuant to La. Const. Art. V, §25(C), and after hearing argument from Mr. Jefferson's counsel, it is the judgment of this court that Mr. Jefferson be and hereby is ordered to withdraw as a candidate for Judge, Division "A" Monroe City Court by 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 12, 2000. In the event Mr. Jefferson fails to withdraw by this time, the Secretary of State is ordered to remove his name from the ballot. Any rehearing of this order shall be filed no later than 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 12, 2000.

LEMMON, J., concurs and assigns reasons.

JOHNSON, J., concurs and will assign reasons.

 

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