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 1996 News Releases

News Release #089

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE # 089

FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA

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

STAY ORDER RECALLED; WRIT GRANTED WITH ORDER SEE PER CURIAM:

96-CC- 2205 JOHN MICHAEL JONES v. THE NATIONAL COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION, ET AL (Parish of Lafayette)

WATSON, J. - dissents

BLEICH, J. - not on panel.

On the 13th day of September, 1996 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRITS GRANTED :

96-K - 0766 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JONATHAN HAWKINS (Parish of Orleans)

(Granted as to Assignment of Error # 2)

WATSON, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 1322 MARIUS ORTEGO & THERESA TATE ORTEGO D/B/A THERESA'S DRESS SHOP v. THE STATE OF LOUISIANA, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION & DEVELOPMENT, ET AL (Parish of Evangeline)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.
 

WRITS GRANTED WITH ORDER :

95-KK- 0370 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ROBERT SHEPPARD (Parish of Jefferson)

See Per Curiam.

WATSON, J. - would deny the writ.

KIMBALL, J. - would deny the writ.

VICTORY, J. - would deny the writ.

BLEICH, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 1323 CAROL LYNN BERTRAND VEILLON v. RONALD VEILLON, ET AL (Parish of St. Landry)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

WATSON, J. - concurs.

BLEICH, J. - would deny the writ.

96-C - 1360 CORA I. JOHNSON v. CHATEAU LIVING CENTER (Office of Workers' Compensation District # 9)

See Per Curiam.

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

KIMBALL, J. - would grant and docket the writ.

96-CC- 1931 THE STATE OF LOUISIANA, WILLIAM KIMBALL, H.M. KIMBALL, AND ELIZABETH KIMBALL LEWIS, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS REPRESENTATIVES OF A CLASS OF THOSE SIMILARLY SITUATED v. SPRINT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, ET AL (Parish of West Baton Rouge)

See Per Curiam.

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel, recused.

BLEICH, J. - recused.

96-OK- 2119 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. EUGENE PAGE (Parish of St. Tammany)

WATSON, J. - would deny the writ.

KIMBALL, J. - would deny the writ.

BLEICH, J. - not on panel.
 

REHEARINGS DENIED:

96-CC- 1823 GLORIA COTTON, ET AL v. GAYLORD CHEMICAL CORPORATION, ET AL (Parish of Washington)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel, recused.

KIMBALL, J. - would grant a rehearing.

96-CC- 1834 GLORIA COTTON, ET AL v. GAYLORD CHEMICAL CORPORATION, ET AL (Parish of Washington)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel, recused.

KIMBALL, J. - would grant a rehearing.
 

REHEARING DENIED; SANCTIONS DENIED:

96-KK- 1718 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GEORGE WASHINGTON EAMES (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

BLEICH, J. - would grant a rehearing.
 

RECONSIDERATIONS DENIED :

96-KO- 0490 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ALFRED CARTER (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

96-K - 0609 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DALTON M. BAILEY (Parish of Beauregard)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 1094 DAVID A. DUHON v. RITA DETTE, ET AL (Parish of St. Tammany)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.
 

WRIT NOT CONSIDERED :

96-C - 1502 AETNA LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY v. THE LAMA TRUSTS, ET AL (Parish of Caddo)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.
 

STAYS DENIED; WRITS DENIED:

96-KK- 2195 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CALVIN BROWN (Parish of Acadia)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

KIMBALL, J. - would grant on the "chain of custody" issue.

96-KK- 2196 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CALVIN BROWN (Parish of Acadia)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.
 

WRITS DENIED :

95-KH- 0558 STATE EX REL GEORGE WADE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

CALOGERO, C.J. - dissents and assigns reasons.

BLEICH, J. - not on panel.

95-K - 1379 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DERRICK SMITH (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

95-KO- 2615 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CALVIN MILES (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

95-KO- 2915 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DAVID WILLIAMS A/K/A MARK (Parish of Ouachita)

WATSON, J. - not on panel.

96-K - 0089 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. HILMAN LAWS (Parish of St. Landry)

JOHNSON, J. - would grant the writ.

BLEICH, J. - not on panel.

96-KO- 0091 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. STANDISH D. BEASLEY (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

96-KO- 0388 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. TERRENCE GUY (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

LEMMON, J. - concurs in the denial, contrary to the court of appeal, the evidence was rank hearsay and unquestionably inadmissible, but there was no contemporaneous objection.

96-K - 0675 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MICHAEL EDWARD MEADER (Parish of Caddo)

WATSON, J. - not on panel.

96-KO- 0794 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ANTONIO WILSON (Parish of DeSoto)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

96-K - 0799 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. REGINALD REDDICK (Parish of Plaquemines)

WATSON, J. - not on panel.

KIMBALL, J. - would grant the writ.

BLEICH, J. - would grant the writ.

96-KK- 1271 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JAMES EARL MARLER (Parish of Rapides)

BLEICH, J. - not on panel.

96-KK- 1288 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ELIZABETH ZACHARY (Parish of Livingston)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

96-C - 1325 JOHN DOWNS, JR., ET AL v. R.T.S. SECURITY, INC., ET AL (Parish of Lafayette)

WATSON, J. - not on panel.

KIMBALL, J. - votes to grant the writ.

JOHNSON, J. - votes to grant the writ.

96-CC- 1344 DAVID GAUTHREAUX v. ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY AND ZURICH AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Jefferson)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - votes to grant the writ.

96-CC- 1381 GULF INSTRUMENT SERVICE, INC. v. HOWARD LEE DRENNAN, JR. (Parish of Jefferson)

WATSON, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 1383 ORIE GENE MORRIS v. DALLAS THOMASON AND DAVID THOMASON (Parish of Richland)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 1385 RICHARD W. CHRISTIAN, ET AL v. PAUL W. FONTENOT, ET AL (Parish of Caddo)

WATSON, J. - would grant the writ.

BLEICH, J. - not on panel.

96-CC- 1387 WILLIAM BRANDNER, RITA MAE BRANDNER, MICHAEL S. BRANDNER, WILLIAM BRANDNER, JR., PATRICK J. BRANDNER, CRAIG J. BRANDNER, KATHLEEN BRANDNER FERNANDEZ, AND MAUREEN BRANDNER MULLER v. THE ALTON OCHSNER MEDICAL FOUNDATION, ET AL (Parish of Jefferson)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

MARCUS, J. - would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

BLEICH, J. - would grant the writ.

96-KK- 1388 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ERIC KEPNER (Parish of Assumption)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

96-KD- 1391 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DEBORAH VANLEHN (Parish of Orleans)

WATSON, J. - would grant the writ.

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

BLEICH, J. - would grant the writ.

96-C - 1399 CYNTHIA MOORE v. SANDERSON FARMS, INC. (Office of Workers' Compensation District # 6)

CALOGERO, C.J. - would grant.

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 1408 MICHAEL S. DALY v. WILLIAM P. REED AND XYZ INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

96-CC- 1415 JORGE RULLAN v. RICARDO ADOBBATI, AND ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 1420 CARL L. GYGAX v. GARY BRUGOTO, D/B/A ARABI SERVICE STATION, DEF INSURANCE COMPANY, JEAN MAY TREBUCO LEON, EUGENE LEON, PEPPO OIL WORKS, INC. AND XYZ INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of St. Bernard)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

BLEICH, J. - would grant.

96-C - 1425 LUCIUS M. PENDELTON AND THE TRAVELERS INSURANCE COMPANY v. ELBERT D. SMITH, SR. (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

BLEICH, J. - would grant the writ.

96-C - 1426 GINGER W. HICKS, ET AL v. LENDEN, INC., ET AL (Parish of Terrebonne)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

BLEICH, J. - would grant the writ.

96-C - 1427 RALPH SLAUGHTER, SECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE AND TAXATION, STATE OF LOUISIANA v. VISTA CHEMICAL COMPANY (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 1431 CHERYL NOVEH v. BROADWAY, INC. D/B/A K BAR B (Office of Workers' Compensation District # 6)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 1432 SYLVIA BACQUE LORMAND v. HERBY JAMES LORMAND (Parish of Lafayette)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

96-CC- 1436 RALPH SHUBERT, ET AL v. ST. BERNARD PARISH , ET AL (Parish of St. Bernard)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

WATSON, J. - would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

96-C - 1440 GINGER W. HICKS, ET AL v. LENDEN, INC. ET AL (Parish of Terrebonne)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

BLEICH, J. - would grant the writ.

96-C - 1441 GINGER W. HICKS, ET AL v. LENDEN, INC. ET AL (Parish of Terrebonne)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

BLEICH, J. - would grant the writ.

96-C - 1445 BENTON, BENTON AND BENTON v. LOUISIANA PUBLIC FACILITIES AUTHORITY, ET AL (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

WATSON, J. - would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

96-CC- 1448 LAMAR AULTMAN, ET AL v. METROPOLITAN LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

BLEICH, J. - not on panel.

96-CC- 1451 JAMES SIDNEY LANGLEY v. BONNIE DEMAREST LANGLEY (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 1578 CORA I. JOHNSON v. CHATEAU LIVING CENTER

(Office of Workers' Compensation District # 9)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

96-OB- 1872 LARRY J. DYKES, JAMES AND CARL BOOKER v. LOUISIANA BAR ASSOCIATION OFFICE OF DISCIPLINARY COUNSEL, MS. DONNA L. ROBERTS, BOARD ADMINISTRATOR, MS. BERNADINE JOHNSON, DEPUTY DISCIPLINARY COUNSEL

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

96-CC- 2140 MICHAEL S. DALY v. WILLIAM P. REED (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2156 PAPPY'S INVESTMENT GROUP OF LAKE CHARLES, INC., d/b/a KERSHENSTINE'S v. CITY OF LAKE CHARLES (Parish of Calcasieu)

WATSON, J. - not on panel.

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