IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE
RELEASE # 66
CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA
Opinion handed down on the 26th day of
September, 2003 , is as follows:
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)
the reasons assigned, 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. All costs in
this court are assessed to plaintiff.
Reversed; Candidacy Reinstated.
C.J., dissents and assigns reasons.
J., dissents for reasons assigned by Weimer, J.
J., dissents and assigns reasons.