FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE
NEWS RELEASE # 021
FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA
The opinions handed down on the 19th day
of March, 1999, are as follows:
BY KIMBALL, J.:
- 1259 SANDRA JONES, ET AL v. FLOYD HAWKINS, JR.,
ET AL (Parish of Caddo)
C/W 98-C - 1288 The judgment of the appellate
court is reversed on the issues of the City's liability
and amended on the issue of the award of the minor's
medical damages to his mother in her individual rather
than her representative capacity.
KNOLL, J. - not on panel. Rule IV, Part 2, §3.
JOHNSON, J. - concurs in result.
- 1599 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JERRY SCHWEHM (Parish
of St. Tammany)
Accordingly, we reinstate the defendant's conviction
and sentence on the count of malfeasance involving
the collection of litter fines and remand this case
to the court of appeal for consideration of the defendant's
remaining assignments of error pretermitted on original
JUDGMENT REVERSED IN PART; CONVICTION AND SENTENCE
REINSTATED; CASE REMANDED TO THE COURT OF APPEAL.
VICTORY, J. - not on panel. Rule IV, Part 2, §3.
J. - dissents and assigns reasons.