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1997 News Releases

News Release #014

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE # 014

FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA

On the 21st day of February, 1997 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:
 

WRITS GRANTED :

96-KK- 2719 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MICHAEL FERNANDEZ (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 3028 REVA SPIEGAL, WIFE OF/AND EDWARD FERRELL v. FIREMAN'S FUND INSURANCE CO., ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 3090 SHELIA TODD, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF HER DECEASED SON, JOSHUA TODD v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES, OFFICE OF COMMUNITY SERVICES, CODY LABAUVE AND XYZ INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Jefferson)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

97-CC- 0014 JOSEPH G. ALBE v. LOUISIANA WORKERS' COMPENSATION CORPORATION (Office of Workers' Compensation District # 8)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.
 

WRIT GRANTED WITH ORDER :

97-KK- 0032 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DERRICK BUTLER (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.
 

SUSPENSION ORDERED :

97-B - 0197 IN RE: HERMAN A. CASTETE

See Per Curiam.

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.
 

WRIT GRANTED AND TRANSFERRED TO DISTRICT COURT :

97-KH- 0294 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOHNNY RAY DESELLE (Parish of Rapides)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.
 

MOTIONS TO ENFORCE GRANTED WITH ORDER:

93-KH- 0865 STATE EX REL PERCY JOHNSON v. JOHN P. WHITLEY, WARDEN (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 0585 STATE EX REL RONALD PHILLIPS v. N. BURL CAIN, WARDEN (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 0596 STATE EX REL ERVIN DORSEY v. JOHN P. WHITLEY, WARDEN (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

96-KH- 0137 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JAMES J. COLE (Parish of Orleans)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.
 

APPLICATION DISMISSED:

95-KH- 1938 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WALTER DIGGS, III (Parish of St. Mary)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.
 

APPLICATION DISMISSED AT RELATOR'S REQUEST:

96-KH- 0467 STATE EX REL ROBERT MONROE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.
 

WRIT DENIED; STAY RECALLED:

97-CC- 0340 JOSHUA KAYNE THOMSON v. ROBERT CAVANAUGH, ET AL (Parish of Rapides)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.
 

STAY DENIED; WRIT DENIED:

97-CC- 0394 GRACIE S. ATKINS, ET AL v. HARCROS CHEMICALS, ETAL (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.
 

WRIT NOT CONSIDERED :

97-KK- 0031 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RODNEY SCHEIDEL (Parish of Jefferson)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.
 

WRITS DENIED :

95-KH- 0496 STATE EX REL GREGORY SMITH v. JOHN P. WHITLEY, WARDEN (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

LEMMON, J. - would grant evidentiary hearing.

KIMBALL, J. - would grant evidentiary hearing.

JOHNSON, J. - would grant evidentiary hearing.

95-KH- 1458 STATE EX REL TONY CARTER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 1476 STATE EX REL CHARLES REUBEN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 1490 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOHN MASSEY (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 1689 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JIMMIE LEE WATSON, SR. (Parish of Calcasieu)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel; recused.

95-KH- 1693 STATE EX REL CHRISTOPHER J. WILLIAMS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Tangipahoa)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 1701 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CHARLES NELSON (Parish of Beauregard)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 1703 STATE EX REL ANTHONY GERARD NASH v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Rapides)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 1713 STATE EX REL ANDREW BROWN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Plaquemines)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 1736 STATE EX REL PATRICK HATTER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Webster)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel; recused.

95-KH- 1738 STATE EX REL ERIC FRANCIS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafayette)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel; recused.

95-KH- 1752 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. KENNETH JOHNSON (Parish of Orleans)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 1755 STATE EX REL DAVID JACKSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 1761 STATE EX REL CLARENCE W. DORSEY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 1765 STATE EX REL ARTHUR CARTER, JR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 1777 STATE EX REL LEONARD VICTOR v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 1785 STATE EX REL EDWARD A. JACKSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of West Feliciana)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 1805 STATE EX REL KEVIN SMITH v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 1812 STATE EX REL WILLIAM W. MILES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Rapides)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 1819 STATE EX REL ELMORE D. WHEATLEY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Bossier)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 1820 STATE EX REL ROBERT JAMES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 1917 STATE EX REL LUIS GOMEZ v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 1922 STATE EX REL TONY O. WHITAKER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Franklin)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 1923 STATE EX REL HOUSTON MCMANUS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Rapides)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 1939 STATE EX REL MICHAEL JOHNSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 1941 STATE EX REL RICHARD H. JORDAN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 1943 STATE EX REL CLARENCE BOLDEN v. STATE (Parish of St. John Baptist)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 1980 STATE EX REL ROY JOHNSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

95-KH- 1986 STATE EX REL TOM MATTHEWS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

96-K - 1807 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BRIAN KEITH POWELL (Parish of Bossier)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

KIMBALL, J. - would grant the writ.

96-KH- 1884 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. LARRY KELSON (Parish of St. John Baptist)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

96-KO- 1897 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. PAUL A. JASPER (Parish of Ouachita)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

96-KO- 1991 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RANDY ELLIS (Parish of Claiborne)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

96-KO- 2314 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MICHAEL CALDWELL (Parish of Caddo)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

96-K - 2345 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. LEON HORNE (Parish of Ouachita)

JOHNSON, J. - would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

96-K - 2352 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. TERRY PAGE (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

96-K - 2393 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOHN L. THOMAS (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

96-K - 2399 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DIAMOND A. PARKER (Parish of Lafayette)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel; recused.

96-K - 2428 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WILLIAM HOWARD (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel; recused.

96-KO- 2438 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WALTER COLEMAN (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2708 EARL J. HEBERT, JR. v. MID SOUTH CONTROLS AND SERVICES, INC. (Parish of Lafayette)

MARCUS, J. - would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J. - would grant the writ.

96-CC- 2915 MICHAEL J. MOLONY, JR. v. UNITED SERVICES AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION, ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

LEMMON, J. - would grant the writ.

96-CC- 2928 JOEL COLVER v. THE TRAVELERS INSURANCE COMPANIES and JANICE LENZ (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

MARCUS, J. - would grant the writ.

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

96-C - 2940 EDDIE LEE HAYES, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF HIS MINOR CHILDREN KEVIN HAYES AND KIM HAYES, ROBERT HAYES, GERALDINE BAKER, CHARLES EARL BAKER, LEANDREW BAKER, FELTON BAKER AND GREGORY BAKER v. CITY OF BATON ROUGE, PARISH OF EAST BATON ROUGE, CITY OF BAKER, BATON ROUGE CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT, BAKER CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT, DWAYNE BOVIA, BAKER POLICE OFFICER JOHN DOE, BATON ROUGE CITY POLICE OFFICER JOHN DOE, WILLIE JAMES MYERS, RODERICK DEMOND FIELDS, DONALD LEE AUGUSTUS, ET AL (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

CALOGERO, C.J. - would grant the writ.

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

KIMBALL, J. - would grant the writ.

JOHNSON, J. - would grant the writ.

96-C - 2977 MARGIE COCO v. SOUTHERN UNITED FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of St. Landry)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 2990 ROBERT C. THOMAS v. RODNEY BUSBY AND WAL-MART STORES, INC., ET AL (Parish of Natchitoches)

MARCUS, J. - would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

96-CC- 3042 LAKE TERRACE PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION v. VERNA LOEB, WIFE OF/AND LESTER KING SOLOMON (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

96-C - 3046 JASON ORILLION, ET AL v. ALTON OCHSNER MEDICAL FOUNDATION, ET AL (Parish of Jefferson)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

96-C - 3062 MARY FRANCIS MULLINS, ET AL v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, ET AL (Parish of Jefferson)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

96-CC- 3080 WILTON J. GUILLORY, ET UX v. JOHN DOE MELANCON, ET AL (Parish of Lafayette)

MARCUS, J. - would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J. - would grant the writ.

96-CC- 3082 WILTON J. GUILLORY, ET UX v. JOHN DOE MELANCON, ET AL (Parish of Lafayette)

MARCUS, J. - would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J. - would grant the writ.

96-C - 3096 NICHOLAS P. GIAMBELLUCA AND MICHAEL J. GIAMBELLUCA v. THE PARISH OF ST. CHARLES, THE LAFOURCHE BASIN LEVEE BOARD, LEANDER PETIT AND SAL SAIA (Parish of St. Charles)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

97-C - 0026 HIBERNIA NATIONAL BANK v. ORLEANS REGIONAL HOSPITAL, L.L.C. ET AL (Parish of Bossier)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

97-C - 0027 TRACEY PATTERSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, ET AL (Parish of Lafayette)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel; recused.

97-CC- 0028 BRYANT HEBERT AND WANDA HEBERT v. ABBEVILLE GENERAL HOSPITAL, ET AL (Parish of Vermilion)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

97-KK- 0029 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RONALD WATSON (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

97-CC- 0030 GLENDA G. JESELINK, ET UX v. STATE FARM GENERAL INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL (Parish of Natchitoches)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

97-C - 0034 JOHNNY LEOS v. CITY OF NEW ORLEANS (Office of Workers' Compensation District # 8)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

KIMBALL, J. - would grant the writ.

97-C - 0035 DIANNE TOLBIRD v. BILL'S DOLLAR STORES, INC., et al (Parish of Avoyelles)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

97-KH- 0046 STATE EX REL HENRY J. MUNSCH v. STATE OF LOUISIANA

(Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

97-C - 0108 TRACEY PATTERSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, ET AL (Parish of Lafayette)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel; recused.

97-KH- 0124 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. STEVEN E. HYDE (Parish of Orleans)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

97-C - 0160 NICHOLAS P. GIAMBELLUCA AND MICHAEL J. GIAMBELLUCA v. THE PARISH OF ST. CHARLES, THE LAFOURCHE BASIN LEVEE BOARD, LEANDER PETIT AND SAL SAIA (Parish of St. Charles)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

97-CP- 0164 JOHN R. ORTEGO v. DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

97-KH- 0290 STATE EX REL SIDNEY MARTS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

 

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