IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE
FROM : CLERK
OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA
handed down on the 29th day of June, 2001
, are as follows:
1895 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MATTHEW WAYNE MORGAN (Parish
relator's conviction and sentence are reversed, and
this case is remanded to the district court for further
proceedings consistent with the views expressed herein.
CONVICTION AND SENTENCE REVERSED; CASE REMANDED TO THE
T. Lemmon, retired, participated in the decision in
this case which was argued prior to his retirement.
J., dissents and assigns reasons.
KNOLL, J., dissents
for reasons assigned by Justice Traylor.