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A biography of the tumultuous profession of 1 of Louisiana's staunchest segregationist politicians

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Plaquemines and St. Bernard officials, following Dymond's lead, recognized Cage as interim judge and locked Perez out of the courthouses in both parishes. Parker's appointee had himself sworn in on the courthouse lawns at Pointe a la Hache and Chalmette, then prepared his case for a hearing before the state supreme court. The issue turned on the date on which a regularly elected successor to Hingle could have qualified for office and had no precedent in state judicial history. 42 TWO The Judge Perez took office despite the opposition of nearly every public official in the Twenty-ninth Judicial District.

Several months after the murders, the following account of a case in Judge Perez's court appeared in the St. "17 District Attorney Livaudais' attempts to obtain convictions in cases relating to the rum murders were frustrated when the trial dates were set so close together that he had no time to collect evidence. Perez scheduled seven murder cases to be heard on the same date. On July 11,1923, he set twenty-seven cases for trial during the week of July 23-28. " Livaudais argued that the only expense involved was the guarding of four lots of seized liquor connected with seven of the cases in question.

17 District Attorney Livaudais' attempts to obtain convictions in cases relating to the rum murders were frustrated when the trial dates were set so close together that he had no time to collect evidence. Perez scheduled seven murder cases to be heard on the same date. On July 11,1923, he set twenty-seven cases for trial during the week of July 23-28. " Livaudais argued that the only expense involved was the guarding of four lots of seized liquor connected with seven of the cases in question. In all, Livaudais was compelled to discontinue prosecutions in forty criminal cases.

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