United States Fifth Circuit

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WASHINGTON v. LINEBARGER, GOGGAN, BLAIR, PENA & SAMPSON, LLP, 02-30589

The Tax Injunction Act prevents the federal district court from hearing a constitutional challenge to a city ordinance authorizing the collection of delinquent ad valorem taxes through private parties and assessing an additional thirty percent penalty for collection costs.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 07/11/2003
  • Published 07/11/2003

Judges

  • DeMOSS, Circuit Judge:, Before EMILIO M. GARZA and DeMOSS, Circuit Judges, and DUVAL, District Judge.

Court

  • United States Fifth Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Henry L. Klein (argued), James Harold Daigle, Jr., Klein Daigle, New Orleans, LA, for Plaintiffs-Appellants.

  • For Appellees:
  • Richard C. Stanley (argued), Thomas More Flanagan, Bryan Charles Reuter, Stanley, Flanagan & Reuter, New Orleans, LA, for Defendants-Appellees.