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1999 News Releases

News Release #021



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.:

98-C - 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.

PER CURIAM:

98-K - 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 appeal.
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.

LEMMON, J. - dissents and assigns reasons.

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