Tom Arceneaux has been involved in master planning for Shreveport as well as many civic organizations. Currently, it is a part-time job. We live in a democratic republic. Website Facebook. Nov 6 MERCKLE-MOUTON RUNOFF FOR CITY COURT JUDGE--COMPARING THE CANDIDATES. 75e0b156-cda2-4f38-bd92-e2683dc155a0 2020-12-09T23:59:59Z. Three City Court judges are unopposed -- Republican Brian Barber (District 1, Division B), Democrat Pammela Lattier (District 2, Division C), and Democrat Sheva Sims (District 2, Division D). There will be a runoff in the City Court -- Election Dist. List of 2020 elections. Shreveport City Judges Charles Kelly, R. Lee Irvin, Pammela Lattier and Sheva M. Sims select the clerk. 2020 | On Your Ballot: See all your 2020 Louisiana Races, Court Judges & Ballot Measures: [ click here ]. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. They let the advocates advocate. A, City of Shreveport. Contact Info. Voter Information: For eligibility & identification requirements, dates, deadlines, voting materials, contact info and more: [ click here ]. Merckle garnered 45 percent of the vote, Mouton 28 percent and Paul Wood 27 percent. City Judge, City Court Election Dist. Christine Tharpe for School Board. SHREVEPORT, LOUISIANA – Chief Judge Felicia Toney Williams has announced her retirement from the Second Circuit Court of Appeal, State of Louisiana. Shreveport City Court Judge Lee Irvin has stepped down from the bench, sending a one-sentence retirement letter to state government officials that … All three are Republicans. There are four juvenile courts in Louisiana.These courts deal with children under the age of 17. Included elections for U.S. In March, Chief Judge Kelly appointed a committee to interview candidates for this position. Lack of predictability erodes confidence that the judicial system reaches fair results. Competence comes from both education and experience. On the Shreveport side of the river, there has been widespread speculation that Shreveport City Judge Lee Irvin will either retire or be pushed off the bench by the Louisiana Supreme Court. A former judge I know would encourage parties to resolve their differences, jokingly saying, “I’m just a monkey with a gun.” He wasn’t, and society does not benefit from the unpredictable results the statement implies. Mary is Special Counsel for the City of Shreveport and former counsel for the Shreveport Municipal Fire and Police Civil Service Board. The Louisiana Supreme Court has appointed Shreveport attorney/mediator, Don Weir, Jr., as Judge Pro Tempore of Shreveport City Court, for the period from September 16, 2020 through December 31, 2020, or until the vacancy which currently exists in that court is filled. (KSLA) - A candidate for the Caddo Parish District Attorney served jail time on Wednesday, Sept. 30 for contempt of court. Trina "Trinh" Chu and Jeanette Garrett are on the ballot. by: Isabel Albritton. R. Lee Irvin; Charles Kelly; Jurisdiction We should expect judges to be good students, but not just good students. RUSTON, LA. A Shreveport woman, convicted earlier this month of stealing almost $80,000 from her employer in 2018, was sentenced Thursday, December 17, 2020 in Caddo District Court. Democrat Tabatha Taylor, who is finishing out Willie Bradford's term, will face Democrat Lloyd Anderson. Paul Wood. “Committees to elect …” do that. By KSLA Digital Team | October 1, 2020 at 12:14 PM CDT - Updated October 1 at 12:46 PM CADDO PARISH, La. Chris is running for district judge in Caddo Parish subdistrict 2. A Bossier City attorney has been disqualified as a candidate for office in Bossier Parish due to his failure to meet residency requirements. Contact Info. LASC 400 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130 12525 uploaded Abbott Invoice # 2736969-2.pdf in Political Files/2020/Non-Candidate Issue Ads/Greg Abbott/Invoices on 12/09/2020 12:39 pm. Like it or not, judges play an ever expanding role in society. If legislation does not provide the rule, custom, that is, practice repeated for a long time and generally accepted as having acquired the force of law, should supplement legislation. If you would like to help it grow, please consider donating to Ballotpedia. Politician. He regularly attends Shreveport City Council and Caddo Parish Commission meetings. Judges who apply those principles make outcomes more predictable. Finally, philosophy is critical. They set the mood for civility in court. Website Facebook. Paul Wood for Shreveport City Court Judge. Senator, Shreveport City Court Marshal, School Board Members (Districts 2, 8, and 11), Constable (Ward 5), Shreveport Mayor, Shreveport City Council (Districts A, B, and E), and one proposition for Fire District #4. The choice for voters is one of contrasts. Wednesday, May 27, 2020. MEMBERSHIP. Shreveport, LA 71106. Click … With the exception of Judge Ramona Emanuel, Marcotte was the only was the only sitting Caddo Parish judge to draw a challenger in the 2020 election. Political Candidate. Simmons Sporting Goods. In complete but unofficial results, Merckle won with 62% of the vote to Mouton’s 38%. Due to COVID-19, Shreveport City Court has made changes to the way it handles traffic citations. The 2014 Shreveport City Court elections could result in as many as four new judges if Irvin seeks the district court bench. Get Directions (318) 798-1988. In Juvenile Court, two judges are unopposed --  Democrat Ree J. Casey-Jones (1C) and Republican David Matlock (3A). Cloudy. 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