Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Richard P. Ieyoub, Atty. Gen., Harry F. Connick, Dist. Atty., Jack Pebbles, Barbara B. Rutledge, Asst. Dist. Attys., David A. Dalia, L.J. Hymel, Jack Yelverton, for applicant.
Richard C. Teissier, Dwight M. Doskey, John Holdridge, Donald A. Hyatt, for respondent.
Jane L. Johnson, Charles D. Weisselberg, Michael J. Brennan, Dennis E. Curtis, for Nat. Legal Aid Defense, amicus curiae.
Kenneth P. Rodenbeck, for Public Defender 9th Judicial Court, amicus curiae.
Samuel S. Dalton, for Public Defender 24th Judicial Court, amicus curiae.
David W. Price, Kathryn M. Flynn, for Public Defender 19th Judicial Court, amicus curiae.
James E. Boren, David L. Lewis, for Nat. Ass'n Crim. Defense Lawyer, amicus curiae.
Marx G. Paul, for Public Defender 15th Judicial Court, amicus curiae.
Harry Simms Hardin, III, for Louisiana State Bar Ass'n, amicus curiae.
Louis G. Gruntz, Jr., Debra G. Miller, for Jefferson Parish, amicus curiae.
Ellis P. Adams, Jr., for Louisiana Dist. Attys. Ass'n, amicus curiae.
Supreme Court of Louisiana.
Revised Dissenting Opinion by Justice Dennis July 6, 1993.
CALOGERO, Chief Justice.*
In this case we assess a multifaceted ruling made by the trial judge in Section E of Orleans Parish Criminal District Court. Based on his examination of the defense services being provided to indigent defendants in that section of court, the trial judge ruled that LSA-R.S. 15:145, 15:146 and 15:304, as well as "the system for securing and compensating...
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