DALLAS - Orleans Parish district attorney Leon Cannizzaro Jr. has temporarily withdrawn a petition for bankruptcy filed with the Louisiana State Bond Commission over a $15 million federal court judgment against his office for withholding evidence.

State Treasurer John N. Kennedy, chairman of the Bond Commission, said he would call an emergency meeting of the panel if Cannizzaro changes his mind and resubmits the petition.

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