Posted: Nov 17, 2009 7:15 AM by Andrea Fontenot
Updated: Nov 17, 2009 9:29 AM
Source: Associated Press
The Louisiana Supreme Court has appointed a neighboring justice of the peace to fill the vacancy of Keith Bardwell who resigned on Nov. 3.
The justice of the peace for Ward 5 in Tangipahoa Parish, will temporarily fulfill the duties of Bardwell's old seat.
Bardwell resigned after receiving national attention for refusing to perform a marriage ceremony for an interracial couple.