FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE
NEWS RELEASE # 081
FROM: CLERK OF THE SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA
The Opinion handed down on the 19th day of December, 2008, is as follows:
BY WEIMER, J.:
2008-C -0194 THE SHERWOOD FOREST COUNTRY CLUB v. ELMER B. LITCHFIELD, AS SHERIFF AND EX OFFICIO TAX COLLECTOR FOR EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH, AND BRIAN WILSON, AS ASSESSOR OF EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
Retired Judge Philip C. Ciaccio sitting ad hoc for Kimball, J., recused.Accordingly, the judgments of the lower courts are reversed; the petition of Sherwood Forest Country Club is dismissed with prejudice.REVERSED.
JOHNSON, J., concurs.
KNOLL, J., additionally concurs and assigns reasons.