"Rededication" of sales and use tax revenue is invalid. Denham Springs Econ. Dev. Dist. v. All Taxpayers, 2004-C-1674 (La. 2/4/05) [15 pp.] From LSCR Volume 13, Issue 2
The legislature created the Denham Springs Economic Development District ("District"), composed of 75 acres of property within the city of D... view full summary
"Defense of Marriage" amendment does not violate "one object" rule.
Forum for Equality PAC v. McKeithen, 2004-CA-2477 c/w 2004-CA-2523 (La. 01/19/05) [35 pp.] From LSCR Volume 13, Issue 2
Plaintiffs filed suit to challenge 2004 La. Acts No. 926, which submitted to the voters in a statewide election a proposed amendment to the ... view full summary
Challenges to "Defense of Marriage" amendment dismissed; prior action is res
judicata. Forum for Equality PAC v. McKeithen, 2004-OC-2551 (La. 01/19/05) [12 pp.] From LSCR Volume 13, Issue 2
The underlying facts of this case are related in the Court's opinion in Forum for Equality PAC v. McKeithen, 2004-CA2477 c/w 2004-CA2523, in... view full summary
Increased employer taxes for state employees' retirement system are valid.
La. Municipal Ass'n v. State, and Firefighters' Retirement System, 2004-CA-0227 (La. 1/19/05) [87 pp.] From LSCR Volume 13, Issue 2
Plaintiffs in this complex case are associations, political subdivisions, and fire districts that employ firefighters in Louisiana. Plaintif... view full summary
Insurance Commissioner cannot appeal ALJ's regulatory ruling; Admin. Procedure Act construed.
J. Robert Wooley , Acting Comm'r of Insurance v. State Farm Fire and Cas. Co., 2004-CA-0882, (La. 01/19/05)
[42 pp.] From LSCR Volume 13, Issue 2
The two-phased litigation began when State Farm Fire and Casualty Ins. Co. ("State Farm") filed with the Insurance Commissioner a Rental Con... view full summary