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2000 News Releases

News Release #83

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE # 083

FROM: CLERK OF THE SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA

 

On the 21th day of November, 2000 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED WITH ORDER :

2000-KK- 3155 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CHARLES RODRIGUEZ, JR. (Parish of Tangipahoa)

2000-KK- 3168 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOHNNY LATHERS (Parish of Pointe Coupee)

KIMBALL, J., recused.


WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED :

2000-KK- 3151 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. SABRA BROWN (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2000-KK- 3165 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JERRY R. FOWLER AND PASQUALE R. RICCI (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

 

On the 22th day of November, 2000 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED WITH ORDER :

2000-KK- 3195 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. TERRY LATHERS (Parish of Pointe Coupee)

KIMBALL, J., recused.

APPLICATION DISMISSED ON RELATOR'S MOTION :

2000-K - 2209 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOHN BASS (Parish of Orleans)

STAY DENIED; REHEARING DENIED :

2000-KK- 3168 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOHNNY LATHERS (Parish of Pointe Coupee)

KIMBALL, J., recused.

REHEARING(S) DENIED :

2000-K - 2970 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. TERRY LATHERS (Parish of Pointe Coupee)

KIMBALL, J., recused.

On the 27th day of November, 2000 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:


WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED :

2000-K - 1147 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MARK JOSEPH BLANCHARD (Parish of St. Landry)

2000-C - 2535 EXXON PIPELINE COMPANY v. GEORGE HILL, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS TRUSTEE OF THE MRS. ELIZABETH J. HILL TRUST FOR THE CHILDREN OF JOHN HILL, JR., ET AL. (Parish of W. Baton Rouge)

2000-C - 2559 EXXON PIPELINE CO. v. V. PRICE LEBLANC, SHIRLEY WOLF LEBLANC AND SIMON CORPORATION OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Ascension)

2000-C - 2668 STEVE BLACKBURN, ET AL v. NATIONAL UNION FIRE INSURANCE CO. OF PITTSBURGH C/W STEVEN AND WENDI ROYER v.SCAFCO, LTD., ET AL (Parish of Calcasieu)

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED WITH ORDER :

2000-CC- 2456 STEVEN R. BUSSELL, ET AL. v. WEST CALCASIEU CAMERON HOSPITAL, ET AL. (Parish of Calcasieu)

See Per Curiam.

2000-CC- 2611 NICOLE D. JOHNSON, ET AL. v. MISSOURI PACIFIC RAILROAD CO. D/B/A UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD CO. ET AL. (Parish of Allen)

DISBARMENT ORDERED; SEE PER CURIAM :

2000-B - 2658 IN RE: FLOYD M. GIBSON

SUSPENSION ORDERED; SEE PER CURIAM :

2000-B - 2627 IN RE: WILLIE FRED SMITH

TRAYLOR, J., would impose a more harsh discipline.

CERTIFICATION DENIED :

2000-CQ- 2508 CARRIE BADON; RAY BADON; RUSSELL BADON; JOE MAE BADON-ROBERSON; SCOTTY JOSEPH BADON v. R J R NABISCO, INC.; LIGGETT & MYERS TOBACCO CO; AMERICAN BRANDS, INC.; PHILIP MORRIS COMPANIES; B A T INDUSTRIES, LTD.; PELICAN CIGAR CO; MALONE & HYDE, INC.; SCHLESINGER WHOLESALERS & AUTOMOTIVE CIGARETTE SERVICE INC.; PHILIP MORRIS, INC.; R J REYNOLDS TOBACCO CO; BROWN & WILLIAMSON TOBACCO CO.; BATUS HOLDINGS INC; AMERICAN TOBACCO CO; LIGGETT GROUP INC.; BROOKE GROUP LIMITED; HILL & KNOWLTON INC; TOBACCO INDUSTRY RESEARCH COMMITTEE; COUNCIL FOR TOBACCO RESEARCH USA, INC; TOBACCO INSTITUTE, INC.; FORTUNE BRANDS INC.; LIGGETT & MYERS, INC. (Certification from the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit)

CALOGERO, C.J., would grant certification.

LEMMON, J., would grant certification.

REHEARING(S) DENIED :

2000-OB- 2571 IN RE: MICHAEL J. RILEY, SR.

JOHNSON, J., would allow applicant to apply after one year, which is the usual period of time.

RECONSIDERATION(S) DENIED :

1999-KO- 1894 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. KENLY C. ROSE (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J., would grant reconsideration. Exhibiting weapons to the jury, and allowing testimony without connecting the weapons to this crime was prejudicial and not harmless error.

2000-KH- 0555 STATE EX REL EDMOND SCOTT v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED :

2000-KO- 0227 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RITA ROBERSON (Parish of Richland)

2000-KO- 0238 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. TREMAINE M. LOVE (Parish of Rapides)

JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

2000-KO- 0307 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RODNEY H. WILLIAMS (Parish of Orleans)

2000-KO- 0349 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. TORRIS D. ROSS (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2000-KO- 0350 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOHNNY LEE MCKINNEY (Parish of Lafayette)

2000-KO- 0519 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RICHMOND BARBER (Parish of Ouachita)

2000-KH- 0734 STATE EX REL ROY LEE HUGHES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

2000-KH- 0828 STATE EX REL DAVID WILLIAMS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Ouachita)

2000-KH- 0893 STATE EX REL JOHNNY DICKERSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Tangipahoa)

2000-KH- 0900 STATE EX REL KEVIN O'NEAL v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2000-KH- 0963 STATE EX REL ALVIN J. PIERRE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Mary)

2000-KH- 0965 STATE EX REL DONALD LUTCHER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Terrebonne)

2000-KH- 0968 STATE EX REL ERNEST JOSEPH v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. John)

2000-KH- 0970 STATE EX REL DONALD L. WILLIAMS JR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)

2000-KH- 0976 STATE EX REL JOHN G. COUSIN, JR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)

2000-KH- 0982 STATE EX REL REGINALD MORRISON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2000-KH- 0983 STATE EX REL WILLIE HUMPHREY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2000-KH- 0984 STATE EX REL GREGORY JONES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2000-KH- 0985 STATE EX REL MICHAEL WALKER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)

2000-KH- 1003 STATE EX REL CHARLES EDWARD BOYD v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2000-KH- 1006 STATE EX REL STERLING TALBERT v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2000-KH- 1007 STATE EX REL STEVEN M. BOZANT, SR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Bernard)

2000-KH- 1008 STATE EX REL REGINALD JEROME THOMAS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Webster)

2000-KH- 1029 STATE EX REL BRENNAN LOWE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2000-KH- 1031 STATE EX REL DONALD RAY SMITH v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Bossier)

2000-KH- 1033 STATE EX REL ANDREW DAVENPORT v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

2000-K - 1203 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CHARLES CARLTON WALL (Parish of Tangipahoa)

2000-KH- 1672 STATE EX REL STERLING TALBERT v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2000-KK- 2279 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DAMON DAWSON AND RAYMOND VEAL (Parish of Orleans)

CALOGERO, C.J., would grant and docket, and dissents from the denial with reasons.

LEMMON, J., would grant and docket.

JOHNSON, J. , would grant and docket and assigns reasons.

2000-C - 2305 LAMSON PETROLEUM COMPANY v. HALLWOOD PETROLEUM, INC., ET AL. (Parish of Lafayette)

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

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

LEMMON, J., would grant the writ.

2000-KH- 2382 STATE EX REL RONNY RICARD v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2000-KH- 2384 STATE EX REL DONALD RAY SMITH v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Bossier)

2000-C - 2486 LANVIN LEBLANC AND CHARLOTTE LEBLANC v. CALLAIS ENTERPRISES PARTNERSHIP, INC., CONNECTICUT SPECIALTY UNDERWRITERS, MISS CHARLOTTE, INC. AND SUNDERLAND MARINE MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED (Parish of Jefferson)

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

2000-C - 2518 TENET HEALTHSYSTEMS HOSPITALS, INC. D/B/A NORTHSHORE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER v. PARISH OF ST. TAMMANY; ST. TAMMANY PARISH SCHOOL BOARD; ST. TAMMANY PARISH POLICE JURY; THE COLLECTOR OF SALES AND USE TAXES FOR THE PARISH OF ST. TAMMANY; THE TREASURER AND/OR SUPERINTENDENT OF ST. TAMMANY PARISH POLICE JURY; ST. TAMMANY PARISH LAW ENFORCEMENT DISTRICT (Parish of St. Tammany)

2000-C - 2556 EXXON PIPELINE COMPANY v. V. PRICE LEBLANC AND SHIRLEY WOLF LEBLANC (Parish of Iberville)

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

KIMBALL, J., would grant the writ.

JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

2000-C - 2568 LAMSON PETROLEUM COMPANY v. HALLWOOD PETROLEUM, INC., ET. AL. (Parish of Lafayette)

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

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

LEMMON, J., would grant the writ.

2000-CC- 2614 SCOTT BOONE, ET AL. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, DOTD (Parish of Red River)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2000-CC- 2632 JOHN DOE, MARY DOE AND OSCAR C. RUSSELL, JR. v. ABC CORPORATION, DEF CORPORATION, XYZ CORPORATION, AND HIBERNIA COPORATION (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2000-C - 2671 STEVE BLACKBURN, ET AL. v. NATIONAL UNION FIRE INSURANCE CO. OF PITTSBURGH C/W STEVE AND WENDI ROYER v. SCAFCO, LTD., ET AL. (Parish of Calcasieu)

2000-C - 2672 STEVE BLACKBURN, ET AL v. NATIONAL UNION FIRE INSURANCE CO. OF PITTSBURGH C/W STEVE AND WENDI ROYER v. SCAFCO, LTD., ET AL (Parish of Calcasieu)

2000-C - 2687 BILLY BROOKS HUDSON, ET AL. v. CITY OF BOSSIER, ET AL. (Parish of Bossier)

2000-C - 2727 DERINDA AND JOSEPH CHURCH v. ST. CHARLES PARISH (Parish of St. Charles)

LEMMON, J., recused.

2000-C - 2735 JOHN T. NOFLIN v. RALLY'S HAMBURGER, INC., ET AL. C/W VICENTE DAVE v. RALLY'S, INC. (Parish of Orleans)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

2000-CC- 2737 MICHAEL KITCHEN v. LEROY FRANKLIN (Parish of Orleans)

2000-C - 2740 JERRY W. GORUM v. THE OPTIMIST CLUB OF GLENMORA, ET AL. (Parish of Rapides)

2000-CC- 2748 LOUISIANA STATE BOARD OF DENTISTRY v. AMERICAN DENTAL PARTNERS (Parish of Orleans)

2000-CC- 2752 RAMONA FAY PRICE NAVARRE, ET AL v. SANTA FE ENERGY RESOURCES, INC., ETC. (Parish of Jefferson Davis)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

2000-KK- 2759 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOHN MCKEITHEN MEREDITH (Parish of Winn)

2000-C - 2773 MATEO CASTELL v. UNION, INC. D/B/A UNION SUPERMARKET, ABC INSURANCE COMPANY, MID- CITY CENTER, L.L.C. AND CNA INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Orleans)

2000-CC- 2780 DICKSON IDUSUYI, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF HIS MINOR CHILDREN, JENNER EFE IDUSUYI, AND KATHERINE IDUSUYI v. CITY OF EAST BATON ROUGE, PARISH OF EAST BATON ROUGE, ET AL. (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2000-C - 2781 CII CARBON, L.L.C. v. LAWRENCE C. ST. BLANC, INDIVIDUALLY AND IN HIS CAPACITY AS EXECUTIVE SECRETARY OF THE LOUISIANA PUBLIC SREVICE COMMISSION AND THE LOUISIANA PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2000-CC- 2783 PAN-AMERICAN LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY v. RONALD JAKELIS, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

2000-C - 2785 HUGH EYMARD TOWING, INC. v. AEROQUIP CORPORATION AND BYRNE, RICE & TURNER, INC. (Parish of Jefferson)

2000-CC- 2786 WALTON J. BERNARD, JR. v. STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INS. COMPANY, ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

2000-CC- 2789 VIVIAN TORRES v. THE LOUISIANA PATIENTS' COMPENSATION FUND (Parish of Orleans)

2000-C - 2800 PAMELA LEBLANC AND C. J. LEBLANC, ET AL. v. ST. PAUL FIRE AND MARINE INS. CO., ET AL. (Parish of Calcasieu)

2000-C - 3050 BRIAN GUINTHER v. WENDY BAIRD (Parish of Ouachita)

 

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