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 2001 News Releases

News Release #075

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE # 75

FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA

The Opinion handed down on the 25th day of September, 2001 , is as follows:

PER CURIAM :

2001-CC- 2498 GLORIA SCOTT ET AL. v. AMERICAN TOBACCO COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

For the reasons assigned, the judgment of the district court is reversed insofar as it denied defendants' challenges for cause as to Jurors Nos. 1, 7 and 10 and Alternate Jurors Nos. 13, 17, 21 and 22. In all other respects, the judgment of the district court is affirmed. The case is remanded to the district court for further proceedings consistent with this opinion.

Robert L. Lobrano participating in this decision as Associate Justice Pro Tempore.

CALOGERO, C.J., concurs and assigns additional reasons.

KIMBALL, J., concurring in part, dissenting in part , and assigning reasons.

JOHNSON, J., dissenting and assigning reasons.

VICTORY, J., concurring in part, dissenting in part , and assigning reasons.

KNOLL, J., concurring in part, dissenting in part , and assigning reasons.

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