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2000 News Releases

News Release #56

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE # 56

FROM : CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA

The Opinions handed down on the 31th day of August, 2000 , are as follows:

BY LEMMON, J. :

1999-O- 3084 IN RE: JUDGE PRESTON AUCOIN

(Judiciary Commission of Louisiana)

For the foregoing reasons, it is ordered that Judge Preston Aucoin be, and he hereby is, publicly censured for violations of the Code of Judicial Conduct. Costs incurred in the investigation and prosecution of the case are to be reimbursed by respondent. La.Sup.Ct.R. 23 §22.

KNOLL, J., not on panel, recused. Rule IV, Part 2, §3.

JOHNSON, J., dissents and would assign a more severe penalty.

BY KIMBALL, J. :

2000-CA- 0336 ENTERGY GULF STATES, INC. v. LOUISIANA PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

For the reasons assigned, the judgment of the district court is reversed insofar as it reverses the Commission's order on the issue of the inclusion of disallowed imprudent, unreasonable or excessive expenditures in the savings tracker calculation. The district court's judgment is affirmed as to those portions dealing with the rate of return on common equity and the requested weather normalization adjustment. The case is remanded to the Commission for further proceedings consistent with this opinion.

KNOLL, J., not on panel. See Rule IV, Part 2, §3.

BY KNOLL, J. :

1999-C- 2522 RODNEY NICHOLAS, ET UX v. ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL (Parish of Caddo)

For the foreging reasons, the judgments of the lower courts are reversed and set aside. Judgment is hereby rendered in favor of Allstate Insurance Company and William Monie, Jr. and against Rodney Nicholas and Neva Nicholas, dismissing their claims with prejudice. Costs of these proceedings are assessed to the plaintiffs.

REVERSED.

VICTORY, J., recused, not on panel. Rule IV, Part 2, §3.

CALOGERO, C.J., dissents in part and assigns reasons.

1999-C- 3651 LAWRENCE DUPREE v. CITY OF NEW ORLEANS, ET AL., SEWERAGE AND WATER BOARD OF NEW ORLEANS (Parish of Orleans)

For the foregoing reasons, the judgment of the court of appeal affirming the trial court's judgment in favor of the plaintiff and against the Sewerage & Water Board finding it 100% at fault is affirmed.

AFFIRMED.

TRAYLOR, J., not on panel. See Rule IV, Part 2, §3.

MARCUS, J., dissents for reasons assigned by Justice Victory.

LEMMON, J., concurs and will assign reasons.

VICTORY, J., dissents and assigns reasons.

 

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