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 2003 News Releases

News Release #062

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE  

NEWS RELEASE # 62


FROM : CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA


The Opinion handed down on the 17th day of September, 2003 , is as follows:



PER CURIAM :


2003-C- 2493       EDWARD LEWIS BECKER v. LYNN B. DEAN, INDIVIDUALLY AND IN HIS CAPACITY AS CANDIDATE FOR THE OFFICE OF COUNCILMAN-AT-LARGE (EAST), ST. BERNARD PARISH, AND LENA R. TORRES, IN HER OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS CLERK OF COURT, ETC. (Parish of St. Bernard)


For reasons to be assigned at a later date:

 

The judgments of the lower courts are reversed. The candidacy of Lynn B. Dean for the office of councilman-at-large (East) for the Parish of St. Bernard is hereby reinstated.

Reversed; Candidacy Reinstated.

 

CALOGERO, C.J., dissents and will assign reasons.

TRAYLOR, J., dissents and will assign reasons.

WEIMER, J., dissents and will assign reasons.


 
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