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      CCRP 65     


Art. 65.  Defense of prosecution unlawful

It is unlawful for the following officers or their law partners to defend or assist in the defense of any person charged with an offense in any parish of the state:

(1)  Any district attorney or assistant district attorney; or

(2)  The attorney general or any assistant attorney general, provided that the provisions of this article shall not apply to the law partners of any assistant attorney general not employed to handle criminal matters for the attorney general, when any such law partner is judicially appointed to defend an indigent defendant.

Amended by Acts 1974, No. 220, §1.

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