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Forced Heirship Amendment (1995)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1995-10-13

Duration: 00:06:59

Subjects: Elections, 1995 | Forced heirship | Constitutional amendments


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Perez, Lynn Interviewee
  • Spaht, Katherine Interviewee


This segment from the October 13, 1995, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Robert Collins’ in-studio interview with Lynn Perez, an attorney from Plaquemines Parish, and Katherine Spaht, a family professor at the LSU Law Center. They discuss their differing views on the proposed constitutional amendment on the October 21st ballot related to forced heirship.