5th Circuit: Terminated Police Officer Failed To Prove Claims Of Retaliation

5th Circuit: Terminated Police Officer Failed To Prove Claims Of Retaliation

NEW ORLEANS - A police officer failed to show that his termination, following a failed run for the elected police chief position, was the result of retaliation, the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Aug. 22 (S. J. Beaulieu, Jr., Chapter 13 Trustee v. James Lavigne, et al., No. 12-31061, 5th Cir.; 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 17615).

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