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 2000 News Releases

News Release #009

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE # 9

FROM : CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA

The Opinions handed down on the 28th day of January, 2000 , are as follows:

PER CURIAM :

1999-KK- 0627 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. TORRANCE DEARY (Parish of Orleans) (Possession of Cocaine With Intent to Distribute)

Accordingly, we reverse the judgments below and remand this case to the district court for further proceedings not inconsistent with the views expressed herein.

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

JOHNSON, J., dissents and assigns reasons.

1999-B- 3042 IN RE: ERIC R. BISSEL

(Disciplinary Proceedings)

Upon review of the findings and recommendations of the hearing committee and the disciplinary board, and considering the record, briefs, and oral argument, it is ordered that Eric R. Bissel be suspended from the practice of law in Louisiana for a period of two years. Sixteen months of said suspension shall be deferred, subject to the conditions recommended by the disciplinary board. All costs and expenses in this matter are assessed against respondent in accordance with Supreme Court Rule XIX, Section 10.1, with legal interest to commence thirty days from the date of finality of this court's judgment until paid.

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

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