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La. Supreme Court names justice of peace

5 years ago November 17, 2009 Nov 17, 2009 Tuesday, November 17 2009 Tuesday, November 17, 2009 6:15:30 AM CST in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Andrea Fontenot

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.

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