INJUNCTION AGAINST CITY AFFIRMED
May 17, 2019
On May 8, 2019 in a 32 page opinion in case number 2018-CA-0726 a three judge panel of the Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal consisting of Judges Roland L. Belsome, Joy Cossich Lobrano and Tiffany G. Chase affirmed the August 1, 2018 decision of Civil District Court Judge Piper Griffin which had enjoined the City of New Orleans from unlawfully diverting ad valorem tax proceeds due and owing to the Downtown Development District of the City of New Orleans (DDD)…
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