FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE
FROM: CLERK OF
SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA
handed down on the 8th day of April, 1996
, are as follows:
CALOGERO, C.J. :
C - 1851 DONALD HEBERT v. JOE JEFFREY, JR., VENTURE
TRANSPORT COMPANY, RANGER INSURANCE COMPANY, THOMAS
H. GORDON, DWIGHT J. GRANIER AND LIBERTY MUTUAL INSURANCE
COMPANY (Parish of Assumption)
For the foregoing
reasons we affirm the court of appeal which amended
the district court's judgment and delete Petrin's obligation
to bear the expense of $22,958.76 in attorney's fees.
MARCUS, J. :
- 2294 STATE OF LOUISIANA EX REL JAMES T. JACKSON
v. C. PAUL PHELPS, ET AL (Parish of East Baton Rouge)
For the reasons
assigned, the decision of the court of appeal is reversed.
Judgment is rendered in favor of the State of Louisiana,
and against James T. Jackson, dismissing his suit at
J. - concurs and assigns reasons.
JOHNSON, J. -
2692 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CHRISTOPHER SEPULVADO
(Parish of DeSoto)
For the reasons
assigned, defendant's conviction and sentence are affirmed
for all purposes except that this judgment shall not
serve as a condition precedent to execution as provided
by La. R.S. 15:567 until (a) defendant fails to petition
the United States Supreme Court timely for certiorari;
(b) that Court denies his petition for certiorari; (c)
having filed for and been denied certiorari, defendant
fails to petition the United States Supreme Court timely,
under their prevailing rules, for applying for rehearing
of denial of certiorari; or (d) that Court denies his
application for rehearing.
STATE OF LOUISIANA v. FREDDIE ARMSTRONG (Parish
the judgement of the court of appeal is set aside, the
conviction is reversed, and the case is remanded to
the district court for the appropriate disposition.
Judge Ned E.
Doucet, Jr., Court of Appeal, Third Circuit, sitting
by assignment in place of Justice James L. Dennis, Doucet,
J. not on panel. Rule IV, Part 2 Sec. 3.
Marcus, J. -
J. - dissents and assigns reasons.
KIMBALL, J. :
1932 WASHINGTON ST. TAMMANY ELECTRICAL COOPERATIVE,
INC. v. LOUISIANA PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION (Parish
of East Baton Rouge)
We reverse the
rulings of the Commission and the district court. We
hold that a new unserved point of connection is not
created under La. R.S. 45:123 when a structure is demolished
and a new structure is built in its place. As a result,
WST has the exclusive right to provide service to the
restaurant. The case is remanded to the Public Service
Commission for proceedings consistent with this opinion.
- 2122 JANICE SISSON SULLIVAN VS. BRUCE WAYNE SULLIVAN
CONSOLIDATED WITH BRUCE WAYNE SULLIVAN VS. JANICE SISSON
SULLIVAN (Parish of Ouachita)
of the trial court enforcing the transcription as a
settlement agreement and the opinion of the second circuit
court of appeal affirming that judgment are reversed,
and this case is remanded to the trial court for further
proceedings consistent with this opinion. REVERSED AND
- concurs in the result.
PER CURIAM :
- 1950 DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONS,
OFFICE OF STATE POLICE v. MICHAEL J. MENSMAN
of the court of appeal is AFFIRMED.
WATSON, J. -
dissents and would uphold the termination.