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 1997 News Releases

News Release #060

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE # 060

FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA

On the 27th day of June, 1997 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:
 

WRIT DENIED :

97-KK- 1724 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GENE A. HARP, JR. (Parish of St. John Baptist)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

On the 30th day of June, 1997 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:
 

WRITS GRANTED :

96-KO- 2647 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. HENRY F. EVERIDGE (Parish of Orleans) (Consolidated with No. 96-K-2665)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

96-K - 2665 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. HENRY F. EVERIDGE (Parish of Orleans) (Consolidated with No. 96-KO-2647)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

97-CC- 1149 MATTHEW G. ROUSSEVE v. ALYNZA JONES AND THE STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES, OFFICE OF FAMILY SUPPORT (Parish of St. James)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

97-C - 1174 JUNE REED v. WAL-MART STORES, INC. AND ABC INS. CO. (Parish of Avoyelles)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

97-C - 1178 SHERRIE JEAN EDDLEMON BAILEY v. JAMES MARVIN BAILEY (Parish of Rapides)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel; recused.

97-C - 1224 LAWRENCE AND MARIE TRAHAN v. DR. ROBERT McMANUS AND ST. PAUL FIRE AND MARINE INSURANCE (Parish of Acadia)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.
 

WRITS GRANTED WITH ORDER :

96-C - 3081 JOSEPH J. CREDEUR, ET AL v. ROBERT M. MCCULLOUGH, ET AL (Parish of St. Landry)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel; recused.

97-KK- 0772 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BAILEY MILLER, JR. (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

97-C - 1028 THO THI TRAN, WIFE OF DECEDENT THUC NGUYEN, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF HER MINOR CHILDREN, SHANNON MARY NGUYEN, PHUONGTHAM THI NGUYEN, MONGTHUONG NGUYEN AND MONGTUYEN THI NGUYEN v. AVONDALE SHIPYARDS, INC. (Office of Workers' Compensation District #7)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

LEMMON, J. - would grant and docket.

JOHNSON, J. - would deny the writ.

97-C - 1128 SUPER STOP ENTERPRISES, INC. D/B/A HIGHLAND ROAD SUPER STOP v. ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL BOARD CITY OF BATON ROUGE/PARISH OF EAST BATON ROUGE (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

See per curiam.

CALOGERO, C.J. - dissents for the reasons assigned by Justice Lemmon.

MARCUS, J. - dissents and would deny the writ.

LEMMON, J. - dissents and assigns reasons.

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

97-CC- 1148 ROBIN HALL, ETC. v. ORLEANS PARISH SCHOOL BOARD, ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

See per curiam.

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

97-CC- 1237 JOHN ADAMS, ET AL v. DEATON, INC., ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

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

LEMMON, J. - would deny the writ.

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

97-CC- 1308 KIM NORTH AND CLARA ANCAR v. MARVIN O. GRANZIN, ET AL (Parish of Livingston)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel;recused.

97-CC- 1492 METRO RIVERBOAT ASSOCIATES, INC. v. BALLY LOUISIANA, INC. (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

JOHNSON, J. - would deny the writ and the stay, for reasons assigned.

97-CC- 1568 CITIZENS AGAINST LAWSUIT ABUSE, INC. v. MARILYN SPITZFADEN, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS REPRESENTATIVE OF A CLASS SIMILARLY SITUATED (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel; recused.

97-OB- 1629 IN RE: SCOTT EARL BRADY

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

97-KH- 1669 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. EMANUEL MATTHEWS, JR. (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

97-KK- 1688 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WINFRED DAVENPORT, JR. (Parish of Avoyelles)

TRAYLOR, J. - would deny the application.

KNOLL, J. - not on panel; recused.
 

WRITS GRANTED AND TRANSFERRED TO COURTS OF APPEAL :

97-KP- 0589 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GREGORY HOLMES (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel. (Court of Appeal Fourth Circuit)

97-OC- 1366 CLUB OUTER LIMITS, INC. ET AL v. ACADIA PARISH POLICE JURY (Parish of Acadia) (Court of Appeal Third Circuit)

See Order.

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.
 

WRITS GRANTED IN PART WITH ORDER / DENIED IN PART :

97-K - 0431 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ARIC C. LEWIS (Parish of St. Charles)

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

LEMMON, J. - not on panel; recused.

97-K - 0448 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. LARRY SINGLETON (Parish of St. Charles)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.
 

MOTION TO ENFORCE GRANTED WITH ORDER:

94-KH- 3088 STATE EX REL CLYDE CARTER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.
 

MOTION TO ENFORCE DENIED:

96-KH- 0330 STATE EX REL LOUIS MITCHELL v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.
 

CONSENT DISCIPLINE GRANTED: SEE PER CURIAM:

97-B - 0947 IN RE: VAN H. BRASS

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

LEMMON, J. - dissents.
 

ORDER ISSUED 6/13/97 WITHDRAWN; SEE REVISED PER CURIAM DATED 6/30/97:

97-CC- 1059 JACK CLARK AND MYRTLE REID CLARK v. JOHN S. TAYLOR, JR. AND BONNIE NELSON TAYLOR (Parish of Tangipahoa)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.
 

REINSTATEMENT GRANTED:

97-B - 1335 IN RE: AHMAD R. MUHAMMAD

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

TRAYLOR, J. - would deny the reinstatement.

KNOLL, J. - would deny the reinstatement.
 

PETITION TO TAKE BAR EXAMINATION GRANTED; SEE ORDER:

97-OB- 1694 IN RE: STEVEN DENNIS CARBY

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.
 

REHEARING DENIED :

97-KK- 1213 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RON CRAWFORD (Parish of Orleans)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.
 

RECONSIDERATIONS DENIED :

97-K - 0149 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DONALD J. VALE AND GAYLE P. NEIDHARDT (Parish of Jefferson)

KINBALL, J. - not on panel.

JOHNSON, J. - would grant the reconsideration.

97-C - 0819 STANLEY E. COCHREN v. LOUISIANA POWER & LIGHT COMPANY, E.T. SMITH SERVICES OF ALABAMA, INC., ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

97-C - 0929 MARGARETA M. LAHME v. THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafayette)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.
 

WRIT NOT CONSIDERED :

97-C - 1246 CHARLIE THOMAS v. CHARLES POLOZOLA AND CITY OF BATON ROUGE/PARISH OF EAST BATON ROUGE (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

 
WRITS DENIED :

95-KK- 1553 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOSEPH SAUL MOSES (Parish of Lafayette)

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

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

96-KO- 3033 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ROGERS JOHNSON, JR. (Parish of Iberia)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel; recused.

97-KO- 0131 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. EARNEST PAYNE (Parish of St. Tammany)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

97-K - 0174 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. TRIVIAL BATISTE (Parish of Acadia)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

97-K - 0314 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GEORGE PAUL "JOEY" SMITH (Parish of St. Landry)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel;recused.

KNOLL, J. - recused.

97-K - 0328 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. EUGENE LEWIS A/K/A EUGENE STRICKLAND (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

97-K - 0331 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DONALD R. ARMONT (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

JOHNSON, J. - would grant the writ.

97-KO- 0347 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DWIGHT BELL, SR. (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

97-KP- 0356 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JAMES STOETZNER (Parish of Jefferson)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

97-K - 0360 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ROBERT HICKS, JR. (Parish of Caddo)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

97-K - 0379 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. KENNETH MILLIGAN (Parish of DeSoto)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

97-K - 0410 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. SHAWN DAVID STEPP (Parish of Ouachita)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

97-KO- 0436 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MANUEL TRUEBLOOD (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

97-K - 0465 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. SHARONDA GANT (Parish of DeSoto)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

97-KO- 0470 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CHARLES CONWAY (Parish of Orleans)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

97-K - 0472 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOE WHITEHEAD (Parish of Caddo)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

97-KP- 0477 STATE EX REL BARBARA STEWART v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

97-K - 0494 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MICHAEL WAYNE RELIFORD (Parish of Bossier)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

97-KO- 0699 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DAVID WASHINGTON (Parish of St. Tammany)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

97-KK- 1019 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. SHAWN J. GASPARD (Parish of Lafayette)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

97-C - 1142 CORNELIA MADISON AND BRIAN SMITH INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THEIR MINOR SON, BRANDON SMITH v. HOUSING AUTHORITY OF NEW ORLEANS, A BODY CORPORATE AND POLITIC OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel; recused.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J. - would grant the writ.

97-C - 1151 GERTIE THERIOT, NORA B. BREAUX, AND THE HARRY BOURG CORPORATION v. CARL J. BOURG, ROBERT J. MARTIN, JR., DOROTHY B. BERGERON, MILDRED B. VOISIN, EVELINA B. GALLIER, AND BOURG MARICULTURE, INC. (Parish of Terrebonne)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

KNOLL, J. - would grant the writ.

97-C - 1176 SHARONETHA KING, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF DAKOTA KING; ROSA KING, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS CUSTODIAN OF TEQUILA KING; AND MANUEL "TOM" HENRY v. LAFAYETTE PARISH COMMUNICATION DISTRICT D/B/A "911" AND THE LAFAYETTE CITY POLICE DEPT. (Parish of Lafayette)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

97-C - 1177 SHARONETHA KING, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF DAKOTA KING; ROSA KING, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS CUSTODIAN OF TEQUILA KING; AND MANUEL "TOM" HENRY v. LAFAYETTE PARISH COMMUNICATION DISTRICT D/B/A "911" AND THE LAFAYETTE CITY POLICE DEPT. (Parish of Lafayette)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

97-CC- 1182 THE VENTURE INTERNATIONAL GROUP v. HIBERNIA NATIONAL BANK, ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

97-CC- 1238 POWELL SAWMILL, INC. v. NATCHITOCHES PARISH POLICE JURY (Parish of Natchitoches)

LEMMON, J. - would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

97-KK- 1242 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RALPH TATE (Parish of Jefferson)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

97-KK- 1247 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ROY MILLER (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

KNOLL, J. - would grant the writ.

97-KK- 1258 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GIL DAVIS (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

97-CC- 1273 PATSY BOYLE CAGLE, ET VIR v. DR. KENNETH K. KILLEN (Parish of Concordia)

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

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

JOHNSON, J. - would grant the writ.

97-KK- 1277 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. HARRELL SHARKEY, JR. (Parish of Tangipahoa)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

97-CC- 1284 JULIA MCCARTHY, WIFE OF JAMES MCCARTHY v. WILLIAM BERMAN, D.C. v. ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Jefferson)

MARCUS, J. - would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J. - would grant the writ.

97-CC- 1299 DREW PEARSON v. SANDRA JEAN HUNT PEARSON, RICHARD HUNT AND GLADYS HUNT (Parish of Tangipahoa)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

97-KK- 1302 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. TOMMY CAGE (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

97-CC- 1317 IN RE: MEDICAL REVIEW PANEL FOR CHERYL HAWKINS (Parish of Jefferson)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

97-CC- 1326 DEBORAH CARRIE WARE, ET AL v. MANUEL GASPARD, ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J. - would grant the writ.

97-CC- 1330 CHARLEEN SWATT v. DILLARD DEPARTMENT STORES, INC. ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

97-CC- 1337 ARDEN CAHILL ACADEMY, INC. v. DANIEL A. POUWELS, INC. (Parish of Jefferson)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

97-CC- 1398 MACK RICHARDSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH THE LOUISIANA HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY-HUEY P. LONG HOSPITAL (Parish of Rapides)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

97-KK- 1519 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ELLEN M. CLAY (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS, J. - would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

 

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