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 2001 News Releases

News Release #021

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE # 021

FROM: CLERK OF THE SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA

On the 9th day of March, 2001 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED :

2001-CC- 0630 GLORIA MARTELLO v. CITY OF FERRIDAY, ET AL (Parish of Concordia)

 

On the 14th day of March, 2001 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

REQUEST FOR STAY DENIED :

2001-KP- 0670 STATE EX REL JIMMY WILLIAMS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

 

On the 15th day of March, 2001 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

APPLICATION DISMISSED ON RELATOR'S MOTION :

2001-C - 0407 MICHELLE CRUTCHFIELD, ET AL. v. DEREK LANDRY, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED :

2001-KK- 0680 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DONALD K. BROWN (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J., would grant the writ.

On the 16th day of March, 2001 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED :

2000-C - 3170 NELSON NADINE WILLIAMS v. JACKSON PARISH HOSPITAL (Parish of Jackson)

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED WITH ORDER :

2000-KK- 2472 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. PAUL STEPHENS (Parish of Orleans)

See Per Curiam.

LEMMON, J., dissents and assigns reasons.

KIMBALL, J., would grant and docket.

2001-KK- 0164 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. KAREN DESELLE (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2001-KH- 0478 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DAVID WRIGHT (Parish of Jefferson)

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED IN PART WITH ORDER; OTHERWISE DENIED:

2000-C - 3220 JASON E. THOMAS v. MISCHA M. THOMAS AND SASCHA M. THOMAS (Parish of Jefferson)

JOHNSON, J., would grant and docket.

DISBARMENT ORDERED; SEE PER CURIAM :

2000-B - 3524 IN RE: CHARLES R. GRADY

SUSPENSION ORDERED; SEE PER CURIAM :

2001-B - 0150 IN RE: ROBERT F. DEJEAN, JR.

TRAYLOR, J., would reject consent discipline.

RECONSIDERATION(S) DENIED :

2000-KO- 0149 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ROBERT L. SHANKS, JR. (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2001-CC- 0137 DANIEL T. MORRIS v. ROGER E. STUEBEN, M.D., ET AL. (Parish of Lafourche)

APPLICATION(S) NOT CONSIDERED :

2001-C - 0161 IBERIA PARISH AIRPORT AUTHORITY v. ED & ALEX FLYING SERVICE, INC. (Parish of Iberia)

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED :

2000-K - 0805 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ROBERT W. TRIPLETT (Parish of St. Tammany)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2000-KO- 0955 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BRYAN K. BAZILE (Parish of Orleans)

JOHNSON, J., would grant in part, and assigns reasons.

2000-KH- 0961 STATE EX REL CEDRIC KNIGHT v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2000-KO- 0966 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. LEONARD PRESTON (Parish of Orleans)

2000-KO- 0972 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ANTOINE THOMAS (Parish of St. Mary)

2000-KO- 0973 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. LON WASHINGTON (Parish of Orleans)

2000-KH- 1042 STATE EX REL LEONARD PRESTON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

 

2000-K - 1175 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOSHUA VILLARREAL (Parish of Jefferson)

2000-C - 1225 DR. & MRS. EDWARD A. AND DIANE ROBINSON, III, INDIVIDUALLY, AND ON BEHALF OF THEIR DECEASED SON, MICHAEL ROBINSON, AND ON BEHALF OF THEIR MINOR CHILDREN MARK AND EBONY ROBINSON v. ASTRA PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCTS, INC. AND THE ABC INSURANCE COMPANY C/W DR. AND MRS. EDWARD A. AND DIANE ROBINSON, III v. DR. KENNETH WILKINSON AND MEDICAL PROTECTIVE INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

CALOGERO, C.J., not on panel.

2000-KH- 1255 STATE EX REL NEIL BUNTYN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Ouachita)

2000-CI- 1278 JOHN SHEFFIELD v. SERGENT TONY JOHNSON ET AL (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2000-K - 1452 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DOUGLAS KING (Parish of Jefferson)

KNOLL, J., recused.

2000-KH- 1457 STATE EX REL CARL MCLEOD v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Iberia)

2000-K - 1495 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. LEVY DICKERSON (Parish of Jefferson)

2000-K - 1498 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DOUGLAS KING (Parish of Jefferson)

2000-K - 1566 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GENE RICHARD (Parish of Natchitoches)

2000-K - 1568 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DEVIN REECE JETTON (Parish of Bossier)

2000-K - 1592 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. QUINTON EUGENE FERGUSON (Parish of Webster)

2000-KH- 1646 STATE EX REL ELBERT WHITE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

2000-KH- 1692 STATE EX REL BURKMAN COLE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Allen)

2000-KH- 1718 STATE EX REL JOSEPH PETTY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2000-KH- 1762 STATE EX REL DANNIE K. JOHNSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Iberia)

2000-KH- 1776 STATE EX REL SONNY JAMES CASTON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Richland)

2000-KH- 1778 STATE EX REL CLARK HAMM v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2000-KH- 1788 STATE EX REL ANDRE EVANS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2000-KH- 1806 STATE EX REL EDWARD D. OWENS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Sabine)

2000-K - 1812 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MARSHALL P. WHITLEY (Parish of Orleans)

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

KIMBALL, J., would grant the writ.

JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

2000-KH- 1813 STATE EX REL MORRIS PRICE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2000-KH- 1822 STATE EX REL PATRICIA VAN WINKLE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2000-KH- 1828 STATE EX REL LEROY JACKSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2000-KH- 1829 STATE EX REL DARRELL MILES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2000-KH- 1830 STATE EX REL JASON WHITE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)

2000-KH- 1831 STATE EX REL MICHAEL PICKNEY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Landry)

2000-KH- 1833 STATE EX REL RICHARD JOHNSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2000-KH- 1836 STATE EX REL DENNIS VAUGHN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Rapides)

2000-KH- 1846 STATE EX REL RUSSELL ALEXANDER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Mary)

2000-KH- 1852 STATE EX REL EUGENE TIMOTHY CAMPBELL v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Bossier)

2000-KH- 1854 STATE EX REL RICKY WALLS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2000-KH- 1856 STATE EX REL KENNETH TOLIVER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2000-KH- 1857 STATE EX REL DARRELL DENOMES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)

2000-KH- 1858 STATE EX REL ARTHUR G. FISHER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Grant)

KNOLL, J., recused.

2000-KH- 1859 STATE EX REL IRVING J. ROGERS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2000-KH- 1861 STATE EX REL IRA JOE MIMS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

2000-KH- 1862 STATE EX REL ERROL J. MORGAN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2000-KH- 1863 STATE EX REL EDDIE J. ARMANT v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. James)

2000-KH- 1871 STATE EX REL TERRY HARTMAN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafourche)

2000-KH- 1878 STATE EX REL DANNY MCCADNEY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2000-KH- 1879 STATE EX REL MICHAEL HILL v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Webster)

2000-KH- 1885 STATE EX REL ANTHONY HARDAWAY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Calcasieu)

2000-KH- 1900 STATE EX REL THEODORE R. MEEKS, JR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2000-KH- 1905 STATE EX REL TIMOTHY BECKHAM v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Calcasieu)

2000-KH- 1986 STATE EX REL EDDIE DEAN SION v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafayette)

2000-KH- 2009 STATE EX REL SAMUEL J. YARBROUGH v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Calcasieu)

2000-KK- 2428 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. PATRICK KENNEDY (Parish of Jefferson)

KNOLL, J., recused.

LEMMON, J., concurs. Although defendant did not seek review in this Court of the portion of the ruling of the trial court unfavorable to him, that ruling is contrary to the subsequent decision of this Court in State v. Gomez, 2000-KK-0566 c/w 0677 (La. 1/17/01), _____So.2d_____. Because of this, defendant may wish to reassert the motion in this capital case.

2000-C - 3094 NATIONAL BUILDING & CONTRACTING CO., INC., ET AL. v. ALERION BANK & TRUST COMPANY (Parish of Orleans)

2000-C - 3534 DAVID W. HALL AND RUBY A. NEWELL v. CARL W. BATES, ET AL (Parish of Bossier)

2000-C - 3555 LAWRENCE T. GETTYS AND LAWRENCE G. GETTYS v. SESSIONS AND FISHMAN, L.L.P. MAX NATHAN, JR., STANLEY COHEN, RICHARD J. AUTIN, ET AL C/W LAWRENCE T. GETTYS v. AUTIN-GETTYS-COHEN INSURANCE AGENCY, INC. SESSIONS & FISHMAN, MAX NATHAN, ET AL (Parish of Jefferson)

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

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

2000-CC- 3559 ALLAN PATTERSON v. MARTIN FOREST PRODUCTS INC., ET AL.; PENNSYLVANIA LUMBERMENS MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Winn)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2001-C - 0031 THERESA DUHON v. STATE OF LA. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HOSPITALS, ET AL. (Parish of Lafayette)

2001-C - 0040 ROBERT J. HARGETT AND JOSETTE HARGETT v. DANIEL N. HARGETT, SR. (Parish of Lafayette)

2001-C - 0068 WHITAKER CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC. AND WILLIS KNIGHTON MEDICAL CENTER v. LARKIN DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (Parish of Bossier)

2001-C - 0097 IMPERIAL SAVINGS ASSOCIATION v. BRENDA SCOGIN (Parish of Tangipahoa)

2001-CC- 0098 SHELBY GUILLORY, JR. ET AL. v. MAGNOLIA TITLE OF BATON ROUGE, ET AL. (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2001-CC- 0108 HAZELWOOD FARM, INC. v. LIBERTY OIL AND GAS CORPORATION, ET AL. (Parish of St. Landry)

KIMBALL, J., recused.

2001-CC- 0113 JOHN C. WINGRAVE, II v. KEVIN M. HEBERT, DONNA BOEHMER AND DUANE ABADIE (Parish of Orleans)

2001-C - 0117 PAMELA HOFFMAN v. EAST JEFFERSON GENERAL HOSPITAL, ET AL (Parish of Jefferson)

2001-C - 0122 IMPERIAL SAVINGS ASSOCIATION v. BRENDA SCOGIN (Parish of Tangipahoa)

2001-C - 0126 MERCURY CELLULAR TELEPHONE COMPANY v. CALCASIEU PARISH OF LOUISIANA, ET AL. (Parish of Calcasieu)

2001-C - 0128 EXALTON BROUSSARD v. LAFAYETTE CITY-PARISH CONSOLIDATED GOVERNMENT (Office Of Workers Compensation District 4)

2001-C - 0134 DAVID W. JOHNSON AND ANGELA L. JOHNSON, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS REPRESENTATIVE OF THEIR MINOR CHILD, ARON JOHNSON, DECEASED v. THE CITY OF MORGAN CITY, AND STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE AND FISHERIES (Parish of St. Mary)

2001-CC- 0136 ROBERT MYERS v. RICHARD ROE, ET AL. (Parish of Lafayette)

2001-CC- 0148 THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF THE NORTH LAFOURCHE CONSERVATION, LEVEE AND DRAINAGE DISTRICT v. SMITHPORT PLANTING AND WETLAND SERVICES, L.L.C. (Parish of Lafourche)

2001-C - 0152 SUTTON'S STEEL & SUPPLY, INC., ET AL. v. BELLSOUTH MOBILITY, INC. (Parish of Iberia)

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2001-C - 0170 YOLANDA BARBARIN WIFE OF/AND JUDE BARBARIN v. ETHEL L. DUDLEY. DR. ROBERT MAGEE AND UNIVERSAL MEDICAL CENTER OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2001-CC- 0172 ARCEMA BREAUX, ET AL. v. AUTO ZONE, INC. ET AL. (Parish of Livingston)

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2001-C - 0173 NATIONAL BUILDING & CONTRACTING CO. INC, ET AL. v. ALERION BANK & TRUST COMPANY (Parish of Orleans)

2001-C - 0177 DENNY RAYMOND FROMENTHAL AND CAROL JEAN FROMENTHAL, WIFE OF DENNY RAYMOND FROMENTHAL v. DELTA WELLS SURVEYORS, INC. (Parish of Plaquemines)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2001-CC- 0178 IRWIN B. TREADAWAY, JR., INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF ALL THOSE SIMILARLY SITUATED v. INVENTION SUBMISSION CORPORATION AND INTROMARK, INC. (Parish of Jefferson)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2001-C - 0179 GREGORY PRINCE v. BAYOU SALE CONTRACTORS, INC., ROBERT REAVES AND RELIANCE INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of St. Mary)

2001-C - 0183 GARY CLARK v. DIVISION SEVEN, INC. (Parish of Orleans)

2001-KK- 0196 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. LEONARD H. TOUSSAINT (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2001-C - 0214 CELIA R. DENNIS, WIFE OF/ AND GERALD F. DENNIS, JR. v. THE FINISH LINE, INC., ET AL. C/W JULIE A. CASSISA v. CELIA DENNIS, ET AL. (Parish of St. Tammany)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

2001-KK- 0339 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. SEDWRIC EMEL CLARK (Parish of Richland)

VICTORY, J., concurring in the denial. If the defendant maintains he cannot get a fair trial in Richland Parish, he should file a motion to change venue from Richland Parish and prove his allegations. On this record, I cannot say the trial court abused his discretion in changing venue to Richland Parish.

LEMMON, J., would grant the writ.

JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ.

KNOLL, J., would grant the writ.

2001-KK- 0435 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CLIFFORD OCHELTREE (Parish of Orleans)

2001-KH- 0477 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CRAIG DAVIS (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

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