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 1996 News Releases

News Release #078

FOR IMMMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE # 078

FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA

On the 12th day of July, 1996 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:
 

APPLICATION FOR PERMISSION TO TAKE THE BAR EXAMINATION GRANTED WITH ORDER:

96-OB- 1338 IN RE: JAMES E. SLAUGHTER, JR.

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.
 

WRIT DENIED :

96-KK- 1795 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOHN WILLIAMS (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

 

On the 15th day of July, 1996 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:
 

WRIT GRANTED WITH ORDER:

96-CC- 1816 LANDMARK INSURANCE, ET AL v. YEARGIN INC., ET AL (Parish of Natchitoches)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

KIMBALL, J. - would deny the writ.

JOHNSON, J. - would deny the writ.

On the 18th day of July, 1996 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:
 

WRIT GRANTED :

96-KK- 1805 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ALVIN SCOTT LOYD (Parish of St. John Baptist)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.
 

WRITS GRANTED WITH ORDER :

96-CC- 1823 GLORIA COTTON, WIFE OF/AND DONALD COTTON v. GAYLORD CHEMICAL CORP., ET AL (Parish of Washington)

See Per Curiam.

LEMMON, J. - recused.

KIMBALL, J. - dissents with reasons.

96-CC- 1834 GLORIA COTTON, WIFE OF/AND DONALD COTTON v. GAYLORD CHEMICAL CORP., ET AL (Parish of Washington)

See Per Curiam.

LEMMON, J. - recused.

KIMBALL, J. - dissents with reasons.
 

STAY GRANTED :

96-CC- 1837 PRENTISS E. SMITH, M.D. v. OUR LADY OF THE LAKE HOSPITAL, ET AL (Parish of East Baton Rouge)
 

REHEARING DENIED :

96-KK- 1284 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. EBONI NICHOLE TRUSTY (Parish of Avoyelles)

CALOGERO, C.J. - would grant a rehearing.

WATSON, J. - not on panel.

LEMMON, J. - would grant a rehearing.
 

WRITS DENIED :

96-KD- 1770 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CHARLES BUTLER (Parish of Tensas)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

96-KK- 1788 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JIMMIE EMERSON (Parish of Ascension)

CALOGERO, C.J. & LEMMON, J. - concur in the denial insofar as the application seeks to require the trial judge to perform an in camera comparison. Insofar as the application seeks to require the district attorney to compare the grand jury testimony to the witnesses' other statements, the district attorney has stated that his inspection has revealed no inconsistencies.

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

96-KK- 1824 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ALVIN SCOTT LOYD (Parish of St. John Baptist)

CALOGERO, C.J. - concurs in the denial of writ as it concerns the motion to recuse the district attorney, but dissents from denial as to admissibility of sworn statement.

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

 

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