Louisiana: Jefferson Parish School Brd runoff candidates headed to court over campaign attack mailer

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    Jefferson Parish School Board runoff candidates headed to court over campaign attack mailer

    A new front has been opened in the battle for the Jefferson Parish School Board District 5 seat: a Jefferson Parish courtroom. Simeon Dickerson, who is challenging longtime board member Cedric Floyd for his seat in the Dec. 8 runoff, has sued Floyd and attorney Ronald Wilson for what he says are defamatory remarks made in a mailer sent to potential voters. The mailer claims that Dickerson was arrested for auto theft, possession of stolen property, resisting arrest and battery on two police officers. It also says that Dickerson "claims to be a teacher" but is not certified to teach ...


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