FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE
NEWS RELEASE # 061
FROM: CLERK OF THE SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA
The Opinions handed down on the 1st day of October, 2007, are as follows:
BY KIMBALL, J.:
2007-C -1888 DAVID DECULUS, CLARA DECULUS, DELLA NEELY AND NANCY SALEMI v. DOUG WELBORN, CLERK OF COURT FOR EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH AND CANDIDATE CLEO FIELDS (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
For all of the foregoing reasons, we find Senator Cleo Fields is precluded from seeking re-election to Senate District 14 in the October 20, 2007, election for Senate District 14. Therefore, the judgment of the court of appeal is affirmed.
Pursuant to La. R.S. 18:1409(I), there shall be no opportunity for Applicant to apply for rehearing in this matter.
JOHNSON, J., dissents and assigns reasons.
WEIMER, J., additionally concurs and assigns reasons.
BY WEIMER, J.:
2005-CA-2548 THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS AND THE HONORABLE C. RAY NAGIN, MAYOR, IN HIS INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY v. THE LOUISIANA ASSESSORS' RETIREMENT AND RELIEF FUND AND JOHN KENNEDY, TREASURER FOR THE STATE OF LOUISIANA, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
We therefore remand this case to the district court for further proceedings consistent with the opinion of this court.
REVERSED AND REMANDED.
CALOGERO, C.J., dissents and assigns reasons.
JOHNSON, J., concurs in result.