Court of Appeals Issues Stay Against Judge’s Ruling on Camera Tickets

Posted on Oct 4, 2010 in Courts, Local Issues, Traffic

The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals has issued an emergency stay at the request of the City of New Orleans against Judge Paulette Irons’ ruling last week that traffic cameras violate the city’s charter.

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The city’s attorney is expected to request a permanent stay today. Traffic cameras were expected to generate an additional $15 million in revenue this year so the potential suspension or elimination of the Photo Safety Program is being met with considerable resistance.

These developments reverse the information that was released on Friday indicating that traffic tickets issued over the weekend would be considered null and void.

If you or someone you know have received a traffic camera ticket and are not sure whether or not you are responsible for paying it, contact Bloom Legal today at 504-599-9997.

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