Court of Appeal of Louisiana
967 So. 2d 606 (2007)
In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) (defendant) terminated the employment of several NOPD officers, including Reed (plaintiff), without providing a pre-termination hearing. The New Orleans Civil Service Commission (CSC) reversed the dismissals, finding the dismissals were illegal due to the lack of pre-termination hearings, as required by CSC rules.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Tobias, J.)
Dissent (Belsome, J.)
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