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1999 News Releases

News Release #003

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE # 003

FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA

On the 8th day of January, 1999 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

ALL PROCEEDINGS STAYED:

99-KK- 0051 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ALLEN MAISE (Parish of Jefferson)

On the 13th day of January, 1999 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

STAY ORDER RECALLED; WRIT GRANTED WITH ORDER:

99-KK- 0051 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ALLEN MAISE (Parish of Jefferson)

CALOGERO, C.J. - dissents.

LEMMON, J. - concurs. Since the disputed evidence has already been presented to the jury and the other crimes evidence issue is very close, I conclude the trial should continue and the issue can be thoroughly reviewed on appeal if there is a conviction.

JOHNSON, J. - would deny in part, the defendant's statement to the parole officer should be suppressed. I would grant and set aside the court of appeal's ruling on the Prieur evidence.

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

WRITS DENIED :

98-CC- 3194 AMY ELIZABETH SUMRALL FOLK v. MICHAEL THOMAS FOLK (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

99-CC- 0040 JANIS HYATT AND GARY HYATT v. JOHY RAGGIO, M.D. (Parish of Calcasieu)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J. - would grant the writ.

99-CC- 0075 JOHN AND JANE DOE, ET AL v. CUTTER BIOLOGICAL, ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

99-KK- 0099 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MARIO A. MURALLES (Parish of Jefferson)

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

LEMMON, J. - would grant the writ.

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

99-CC- 0103 KRISTA SWITZER ARMSTRONG v. SHERMAN GLEN ARMSTRONG (Parish of Jefferson)

LEMMON, J. - would grant the writ.

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

On the 14th day of January, 1999 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

APPLICATION DISMISSED ON RELATOR'S MOTION:

99-KP- 0016 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JACK GARRETT (Parish of St. Tammany)



On the 15th day of January, 1999 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRITS GRANTED :

98-K - 2281 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. HENRY L. REYNOLDS (Parish of Jefferson)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

98-C - 2675 JOHN T. KILLEEN, JR. v. BRYANT JENKINS, DORIS JENKINS PETTIT, CHARLOTTE TAMMANY INVESTMENTS, J. STANLEY MIDDLETON, GREG MIDDLETON, AND MARGIE YATES JENKINS, TESTAMENTARY EXECUTRIX OF THE SUCCESSION OF BRYANT JENKINS (Parish of St. Tammany)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

98-C - 2691 GEORGE G. LACOUR v. HILTI CORPORATION

(Office of Workers' Compensation District #6)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

98-CC- 2821 ABEL JACK HARDY, JR., ET AL v. BRIAN Q. BOWIE, ET AL (Parish of Lafayette)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

98-CC- 2865 WILLIAM TAYLOR AND GEORGETTE TAYLOR v. W. DAVID ROWELL, BENNIE L. MATTHEWS, STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY AND AUDUBON INSURANCE GROUP (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

WRITS GRANTED WITH ORDER :

98-C - 2758 INTENSE HEALTH CARE, ET AL V. BRENT S. GORE C/W INTENSE HEALTH CARE, ET AL v. BRENT GORE (Parish of Concordia)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

98-C - 2794 INTENSE HEALTH CARE, ET AL v. BRENT S. GORE C/W INTENSE HEALTH CARE, ET AL v. BRENT GORE (Parish of Concordia)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

98-CC- 2862 CHARLES W. POWELL v. METROPOLITAN LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

98-CC- 2931 CAROLYN WILLIAMS ET AL v. NORTHGATE HOSPITAL D/B/A SABINE MEDICAL CENTER (Parish of Sabine)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

98-CC- 2937 ADELINE WILLIAMS v. ZURICH INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL (Parish of Terrebonne)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

GRANTED IN PART WITH ORDER / DENIED IN PART :

98-KO- 2345 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CLIFTON B. AYCHE (Parish of Jefferson)

See Per Curiam.

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would deny the writ.

TRAYLOR, J. - would deny the writ.

KNOLL, J. - would deny the writ.

SUSPENSION ORDER; SEE PER CURIAM:

98-B - 2742 IN RE: THOMAS WAHLDER

LEMMON, J. - dissents and would impose a harsher penalty.

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel. Rule IV, Part 2, Section 3.

VICTORY, J. - dissents and would impose a harsher penalty.

TRAYLOR, J. - dissents and would impose a harsher penalty.

CONDITIONAL ADMISSION TO LOUISIANA STATE BAR GRANTED; SEE ORDER:

98-OB- 0929 IN RE: STEVEN DENNIS CARBY

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

TRAYLOR, J. - dissents from the order and would deny admission.

APPLICATION DISMISSED ON RELATOR'S MOTION:

98-KO- 0978 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JERRY DUNN, JR. (Parish of Claiborne)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

RECONSIDERATIONS DENIED :

98-KH- 1890 STATE EX REL GREGORY ALCINDOR v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

98-CP- 2246 ALFRED E. CARR, JR. AND EVELLA FACIANE CARR v. HIBERNIA NATIONAL BANK (Parish of St. Tammany)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

98-C - 2626 REBECCA SELVAGE v. ROBERT LEVIS CHEVROLET, INC., GLENN DUFFARD, MOTORS INSURANCE CORPORATION AND ABC INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Jefferson)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

WRIT NOT CONSIDERED :

98-CC- 2897 SHARONETHA KING, ET AL v. LAFAYETTE PARISH COMMUNICATIONS DISTRICT, ET AL (Parish of Lafayette)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

STAY ORDER RECALLED; WRIT DENIED:

98-CC- 3164 ALBERT AVENAL, JR., ET AL v. THE STATE OF LOUISIANA AND THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES (Parish of Plaquemines)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

WRITS DENIED :

98-KO- 1135 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JARROD A. WILSON (Parish of Jefferson Davis)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 1205 STATE EX REL JARROD ASHLEY WILSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson Davis)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2105 STATE EX REL CLEONIS SMITH v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of DeSoto)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2112 STATE EX REL KENNETH VINCENT v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2123 STATE EX REL EDWARD A. SHREFFLER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

98-KO- 2137 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MICHAEL HILTON (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2171 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. COREY MAJOR (Parish of Orleans)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2173 STATE EX REL STANLEY LAY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

98-CC- 2201 MICHAEL WAYNE FLORES & MELISSA FLORES v. CITY OF SHREVEPORT, ET AL (Parish of Caddo)

CALOGERO, C.J. - would grant for assigned reasons.

LEMMON, J. - would grant the writ.

KIMBALL, J. - would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2231 STATE EX REL CHARLES SEALS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Rapides)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2247 STATE EX REL GREGORY BRIGHT v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2249 STATE EX REL JEAN BRUMFIELD v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2252 STATE EX REL MILTON JACKSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Evangeline)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2255 STATE EX REL DAVID B. DENIS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2256 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ALONZO W. FORD (Parish of Jefferson)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2259 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ERIC GRESHAM (Parish of Jefferson)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2260 STATE EX REL LEON A. BOUDREAUX, JR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafourche)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2261 STATE EX REL MICHAEL D. MOORE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Calcasieu)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2262 STATE EX REL MICHAEL CALLOWAY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Terrebonne)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2264 STATE EX REL GERALD JERRY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2266 STATE EX REL ANTHONY G. WHITE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Bossier)

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2267 STATE EX REL WALTER L. WILSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2278 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MICHAEL J. BUTLER (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2279 STATE EX REL ROBERT ISADORE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Acadia)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2286 STATE EX REL ANTHONY BAUMAN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2287 STATE EX REL LARRY E. WILLIAMS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Natchitoches)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2291 STATE EX REL EUGENE BAKER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Vermilion)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel; recused.

98-KH- 2293 STATE EX REL GREGORY BERNARD GOLDSTON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Ouachita)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel; recused.

98-KH- 2294 STATE EX REL LIONEL TALBERT v. STATE OF LOUISIANA

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2301 STATE EX REL FELIX A. PRICE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2302 STATE EX REL DAVID WATERS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Webster)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2330 STATE EX REL FRANKLIN D. FRAZIER, JR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2339 STATE EX REL SAMUEL POLLARD v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2340 STATE EX REL OSCAR M. EDWARDS, III v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lincoln)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 2343 STATE EX REL STANLEY POOLE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafourche)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

98-KO- 2520 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RUDOLPH RIGGINS (Parish of Jefferson)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

98-K - 2523 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DANIEL AUGUST (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

98-K - 2536 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MICHAEL J. MULLINS (Parish of Ouachita)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

98-KO- 2562 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CALVIN TOLBERT (Parish of Caddo)

MARCUS, J. - not on panel.

98-KO- 2595 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. KEVIN JORDAN (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

98-C - 2608 NESTOR ABUAN, AS GUARDIAN ON BEHALF OF CARLOS VALDEZ v. SMEDVIG TANKSHIPS, LTD., ET AL (Parish of Plaquemines)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J. - would grant the writ.

98-CC- 2809 T. JERARD WARD, ELIZABETH ANN WARD, JASON S. WARD, JEJ, L.L.C., AND ACADIAN VILLAGE APARTMENTS, L.L.C. v. DANNY M. LAMONTE (Parish of Jefferson)

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

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

98-C - 2836 TIMOTHY K. GANDY v. UNITED SERVICES AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION AND SUSAN DOUCETTE (Parish of Jefferson)

LEMMON, J. - would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

98-KK- 2867 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CHARLES WILSON (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

98-CC- 2868 HUBIE JOHNSON, JR., INDIVIDUALLY, ETC. v. OLAN MILLS, INC. ET AL (Parish of Iberia)

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

KNOLL, J. - would grant the writ.

98-CC- 2876 JEFFREY POCHE v. THOMAS R. PARKER, JR., ET AL (Parish of St. Charles)

VICTORY, J. - would send to the court of appeal for an opinion.

TRAYLOR, J. - not on panel.

98-C - 2886 JOSEPH R. BIAGAS, ET AL v. CITY OF EUNICE, ET AL (Parish of St. Landry)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

98-C - 2898 JERRY C. LYNN v. LARRY GOOD D/B/A LARRY GOOD COMMERCIAL PARKING LOT STRIPING, CBL MANAGEMENT, INC. BOSSIER PLAZA ASSOCIATED, LIMITED PARTNERSHIP, ODIN MANAGEMENT COMPANY, L.P. AND ODIN MANAGEMENT CORPORATION (Parish of Bossier)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

98-CC- 2899 QUARLES DRILLING CORPORATION v. CURTIS TRAHAN D/B/A LEE PRODUCTION SERVICES, ET AL (Parish of Cameron)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

98-C - 2905 CLAUDE JASON DOMINGUE AND DAVID TROY DOMINGUE v. ABC CORPORATION, COASTAL OIL AND GAS CORPORATION, DELMAR OPERATING, INC., FORMAN PETROLEUM CORPORATION, POINTE-CLEAR OIL & GAS, INC., SWIFT ENERGY COMPANY, CUMMINS & WALKER, INC., TOTAL MINATOME CORPORATION, COLUMBIA GAS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (Parish of Lafayette)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

98-C - 2906 MICHAEL MACELLI v. NEW ORLEANS POLICE DEPARTMENT (City Civil Service Commission)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

98-C - 2907 MICHAEL WEHBE AND HIYAM WEHBE v. THOMAS WAGUESPACK AND HARRY LEE, IN HIS CAPACITY AS SHERIFF OF JEFFERSON PARISH (Parish of Jefferson)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

98-CC- 2908 DEBORAH LEA v. RANDALL D. LEA (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

VICTORY, J. - not on panel.

98-C - 2928 GLAZER STEEL CORPORATION v. ADMINISTRATOR, OFFICE OF EMPLOYMENT SECURITY OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA AND LOUIS WASHINGTON (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel; recused.

98-CC- 2933 CHARLES FERACI v. HUEY WAYNE POLLARD AND STATE FARM FIRE AND CASUALTY (Parish of Livingston)

MARCUS, J. - would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J. - would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J. - would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J. - not on panel.

98-C - 2934 MIKE LEGROS v. ARC SERVICES, INC. (Parish of Calcasieu)

CALOGERO, C.J. - not on panel.

98-C - 2936 JEANNE VICK, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF HER MINOR CHILD, ALBERT MITCH VICK v. DR. THOMAS FORD (Parish of Calcasieu)

LEMMON, J. - not on panel.

98-C - 2970 MICHAEL WEHBE AND HIYAM WEHBE v. THOMAS WAGUESPACK AND HARRY LEE, IN HIS CAPACITY AS SHERIFF OF JEFFERSON PARISH (Parish of Jefferson)

JOHNSON, J. - not on panel.

98-KH- 3199 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ALVIN HOFFMAN (Parish of Orleans)

KIMBALL, J. - not on panel.

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