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2002 News Releases

News Release #010

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE # 010

FROM: CLERK OF THE SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA

 

On the 1st day of February, 2002 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:
 

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED :

2002-KK- 0023 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BERNARD WILLIAMS (Parish of Jefferson)

KNOLL, J., dissents from the denial, finding that the prior offenses are probative to show the pattern and system of the defendant.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

 

2002-CD- 0328 FRIENDS OF PAULETTE IRONS v. LOUISIANA TEAMWORK, L.L.C., ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

KNOLL, J., Concurs in the denial. The writ is prematurely filed in this court. Relator should first seek relief in the court of appeal.


On the 4th day of February, 2002 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

 

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED :

2002-KK- 0332 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. LATRESA CONERLY, ET AL (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

WEIMER, J., would grant the writ.

 

On the 6th day of February, 2002 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

 

INTERIM SUSPENSION(S) ORDERED :

2002-B - 0188 IN RE: JERRY K. SCHWEHM

See Order.

 

2002-B - 0239 IN RE: LAWRENCE A. MANN

See Order.

 

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED :

2001-C - 3255 ASCUNSION PELLITERO MCCARTY v. MOSS MCCARTY, JR. (Parish of Orleans)

 

2002-CC- 0236 PAUL THOMAS v. BROWNING-FERRIS, INC. (Office Of Workers' Compensation District No. 03)

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

 

2002-CC- 0267 ANNETTE TOSTON, AS CURATRIX OF SYVELLA TOSTON, AND TUTRIX OF TYRA TOSTON v. JAMES D. PARDON, ET AL. (Parish of East Carroll)

 

2002-CC- 0380 CLIFFORD MCCRAY, JR., AS TUTOR OF THE MINOR CHILD, DEVYN MCCRAY v. JOHNESE ROBERSON, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSION REPRESENTATIVE OF ERIN ELIZABETH ROBERSON, U.S. COMPANY, JOYCETTA BUTLER AND EDWARD BUTLER (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

 

On the 7th day of February, 2002 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

 

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED :

2002-KD- 0391 STATE EX REL LESLIE DALE MARTIN v. BURL CAIN, WARDEN (Parish of Calcasieu)

JOHNSON, J., would grant the stay.

 

On the 8th day of February, 2002 , the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

 

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED :

2001-K - 0556 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. SERELL J. ANDERS C/W STATE OF LOUISIANA v. GLENDA A. DIECEDUE (Parish of Orleans)

 

2001-KP- 1099 STATE EX REL JIMMY RAY WILLIAMS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge) (Consolidated with No. 2001-KP-0670)

 

2001-C - 3287 YSONDE BOLAND AND KURT BOLAND v. JOHN D. KLEINPETER, JONNIE-LU KLEINPETER, LIONEL KLEINPETER, DENISE EMMONS, MICHAEL FUTRELL, ELOISE FUTRELL, PATRICK BELLA, CHRIS BELLA, JOHN GOOCH, JASON ARTHUR COBB AND TIFFANY EDWARDS (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

KIMBALL, J., recused.

 

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED WITH ORDER :

2001-K - 0588 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ROBERT B. MCBRIDE (Parish of Plaquemines)

See Per Curiam.

 

2001-C - 1606 KATHERINE L. DESSELLE v. THE OAKS CARE CENTER (Office Of Workers' Compensation, District 02)

KNOLL, J., would deny the writ.

JOHNSON, J., would deny the writ.

 

2001-KH- 2388 STATE EX REL LARRY STEWART v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

 

2001-KH- 2662 STATE EX REL GARY HAISCH v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

 

2001-KK- 2736 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ROGEST FEDISON AND MONTRESA JOHNSON (Parish of Orleans)

See Per Curiam.

WEIMER, J., would grant and docket. Although I agree with the conclusions reached in the order, I would grant and docket to issue a full opinion.

JOHNSON, J., would deny the writ.

 

2001-CC- 3037 MARTHA HORTON v. BRAD ALFONSO, ET AL. (Parish of St. Bernard)

JOHNSON, J., would deny the writ.

VICTORY, J., would deny the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would deny the writ.

 

2001-CC- 3159 TAMMY SEMAR, ET VIR v. CONTINENTAL CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of Calcasieu)

 

2001-CC- 3164 URSULA AND EDWARD JAMES TUCKER v. THE STATE OF LOUISIANA, ETC. (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J., dissents from the Court's action.

KNOLL, J., dissents from the Court's action.

WEIMER, J., dissents from the Court's action.

 

2002-KH- 0203 STATE EX REL GERALD ROSS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

 

TRANSFERRED TO THE DISTRICT COURT :

2001-KH- 2244 STATE EX REL REGINALD ADAMS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

 

2001-KH- 2858 STATE EX REL LONNIE COOLEY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Madison)

 

DISBARMENT ORDERED; SEE PER CURIAM :

2001-B - 2983 IN RE: MICHEL P. WILTY

 

SUSPENSION ORDERED; SEE PER CURIAM :

2001-B - 2930 IN RE: FELICIA NICOLE GRAHAM

 

APPLICATION(S) NOT CONSIDERED :

2001-C - 3189 JOHN DAVID SAWYER v. MELISSA DIANE SAWYER, NEE KELLY (Parish of Morehouse)

 

2001-KK- 3246 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ATLAS WALKER (Parish of Orleans)



 

APPLICATION(S) DISMISSED ON RELATOR'S VOLUNTARY MOTION :

2001-CC- 2735 DANE S. CIOLINO v. LOUISIANA BOARD OF ETHICS (Louisiana Board Of Ethics)

See Per Curiam.


APPLICATION DENIED; MOOT :

2001-CC- 2757 DANE S. CIOLINO v. LOUISIANA BOARD OF ETHICS (Louisiana Board Of Ethics)

See Per Curiam.

 

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED :

2000-K - 2962 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MURPHY A. BABIN, III (Parish of St. Mary)

 

2001-K - 0294 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. LARRY STEPHEN MCBRIDE (Parish of Rapides)

 

2001-CK- 0452 STATE OF LOUISIANA IN THE INTEREST OF L.W. (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

 

2001-K - 0514 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. NEIKO TREMAINE GULLETTE (Parish of Rapides)

 

2001-KP- 0744 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. TIMOTHY W. FEICHT (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2001-KO- 0939 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MELVIN JACKSON (Parish of St. Mary)

WEIMER, J., recused.

 

2001-KO- 0940 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. NATHANIEL WASHINGTON (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2001-KO- 0941 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CLARENCE WILLIAMS (Parish of Assumption)

 

2001-KO- 0942 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. STANLEY C. VEAL (Parish of Jefferson)

JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ. Sentence is constitutionally excessive.

 

2001-KO- 0952 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. KEVIN SANTIAGO (Parish of Orleans)

 

2001-KO- 0955 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JEMETRIC DEBROW, LAKEITH DEBROW AND CLIFFORD OWENS (Parish of Caddo)

 

2001-KO- 0963 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JAMES M. SMITH (Parish of St. Tammany)

 

2001-KO- 0964 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JAMES DENNIS ETIENNE (Parish of Lafayette)

 

2001-KO- 0965 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BRIAN BROWN (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

WEIMER, J., recused.

 

2001-KO- 0969 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RAYMOND G. SHAW (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2001-KO- 0975 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WILLIAM T. BREWER (Parish of St. Tammany)

 

2001-KO- 0984 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MUSTAFA H. MUHAMMAD (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2001-KO- 0986 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MELVIN JACKSON (Parish of St. Mary)

WEIMER, J., recused.

 

2001-KO- 0989 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JEMETRIC DEBROW, LAKEITH DEBROW AND CLIFFORD OWENS (Parish of Caddo)

 

2001-KH- 1082 STATE EX REL WILLIAM SCOTT v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)

 

2001-KH- 1310 STATE EX REL ROGERS ATKINS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Morehouse)

 

2001-KH- 1421 STATE EX REL CATHY JOHNSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2001-KH- 1428 STATE OF LOUISIANA EX REL CLINTON C. HOWARD, JR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

 

2001-KH- 1429 STATE EX REL SAMUEL POLLARD v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

 

2001-KH- 1430 STATE EX REL MITCHELL ARRINGTON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

 

2001-KH- 1434 STATE EX REL STERLING COLLINS A/K/A JAMES TAYLOR v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

 

2001-KH- 1436 STATE EX REL WILLIE TRIPLETT v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

 

2001-KH- 1437 STATE EX REL ALLEN SIMPSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Bossier)

 

2001-KH- 1439 STATE OF LOUISIANA EX REL DONALD WILLIAMS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

 

2001-KH- 1447 STATE EX REL ROBERT ISADORE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Acadia)

 

2001-KH- 1448 STATE EX REL TIVIS WHITE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Rapides)

 

2001-KH- 1449 STATE OF LOUISIANA EX REL EVERETT ENGLISH v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Ouachita)

VICTORY, J., recused.

 

2001-KH- 1451 STATE EX REL JEFFERSON KENNEDY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2001-KH- 1453 STATE EX REL WILLIE D. NEEDHAM v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Bossier)

 

2001-KH- 1469 STATE EX REL WILLIE GORDON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

 

2001-KH- 1471 STATE EX REL SIDNEY BENNETT v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2001-KK- 1513 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. TERRY LATHERS AND JOHNNY LATHERS (Parish of Pointe Coupee)

KIMBALL, J., recused.

WEIMER, J., recused.

 

2001-KH- 1528 STATE EX REL WILBERT MATTHEWS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

 

2001-KH- 1532 STATE EX REL FELTON EDWARDS JR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Evangeline)

 

2001-C - 1915 SUSAN E. GOLDBACH, WIFE OF/AND RONALD ATCHLEY v. J. RONALD ATCHLEY (Parish of Jefferson)

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

 

2001-KH- 2183 STATE OF LOUISIANA EX REL DONALD WILLIAMS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

 

2001-KH- 2405 STATE EX REL ROBERT ISADORE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Acadia)

 

2001-KK- 2611 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOHN A. HOGAN (Parish of Bossier)

 

2001-C - 2929 YSONDE BOLAND AND KURT BOLAND v. JOHN D. KLEINPETER, JONNIE-LU KLEINPETER, LIONEL KLEINPETER, DENISE EMMONS, MICHAEL FUTRELL, ELOISE FUTRELL, PATRICK BELLA, CHRIS BELLA, JOHN GOOCH, JASON ARTHUR COBB AND TIFFANY EDWARDS (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

KIMBALL, J., recused.

 

2001-C - 3105 KEVIN BOYER v. B & B CUSTOM HOMES, INC. ET AL. (Parish of St. Charles)

 

2001-C - 3155 CHARLES A. WEBRE, JR. v. TIMOTHY FABRE, ET AL. (Parish of Jefferson)

 

2001-C - 3167 LOUISE PARDUE v. AT & T TELEPHONE COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of Rapides)

 

2001-C - 3168 SANDRA CLIFTON v. RAPIDES REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Parish of Rapides)

 

2001-CC- 3173 SUCCESSIONS OF ELISE JOYNES TANNER, WIFE OF/AND CLIFFORD CHESTER TANNER (Parish of Orleans)

 

2001-C - 3174 WILLETTE MICHELLE STEWART v. LAKE CHARLES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL FOUNDATION, D/B/A LAKE CHARLES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL FOUNDATION, ET AL. (Parish of Calcasieu)

 

2001-C - 3178 ENTERPRISE LOU-TEX NGL PIPELINE L.P. v. BRADFORD PAUL LEE, ET AL. (Parish of St. Martin)

 

2001-C - 3179 FRANCES TURNER WEST ON BEHALF OF HER MINOR SON, LAMEREO J. WEST, AND SHERRY LAMBERT WEST ON BEHALF OF HER MINOR CHILDREN, JEMAREA LAMBERT WEST AND BEAU LAMBERT WEST v. JOHNNIE WATSON, BEATRICE WATSON HOWARD WATSON, SPECIALTY RISK AND ASSOCIATES, AND LLOYD'S UNDERWRITERS AT LONDON, JOINTLY AND IN SOLIDO (Parish of Caddo)

 

2001-C - 3185 COMMERCIAL RENOVATIONS, INC. v. SHONEY'S OF BOUTTE, INC. (Parish of Orleans)

 

2001-CC- 3186 DARRYL S. LAFRANCE v. NEW ORLEANS BRASS (Office Of Workers' Comp. Dist. 7)

 

2001-C - 3187 TRAVIS L. ROGERS v. ASH GROVE CEMENT COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of Caddo)

 

2001-C - 3190 EMELDA JOHNSON, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS A REPRESENTATIVE OF ALL PERSONS SIMILARLY SITUATED v. ILLINOIS NATIONAL INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

 

2001-C - 3197 IBERVILLE PARISH COUNCIL v. STATE PLUMBING BOARD OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Iberville)

 

2001-C - 3205 JOYCE K. BENNETT v. SPEEDWAY SUPERAMERICA, L.L.C. (Office Of Workers' Compensation District 6-S)

 

2001-CP- 3206 EDWARD GATSON v. WHITAKER CONSTRUCTION CO., INC.(Office of Workers' Compensation, District 1W)

 

2001-CC- 3209 LOUISE RACEY BURNS, WIFE OF/AND ALASTAIR H. BURNS v. RANDY L. HETLER, DRY KLEAN CARPET MAINTENANCE, INC., TRAVELERS INSURANCE COMPANY AND STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

 

2001-CC- 3213 WILLIAM STOCKWELL v. VANGUARD ACCEPTANCE CORPORATION, ET AL. (AND OTHER CONSOLIDATED CASES) (Parish of Iberia)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

 

2001-C - 3218 DONNA M. ZAPPI FOX v. CHRISTOPHER FOX (Parish of St. Tammany)

WEIMER, J., recused.

 

2001-CC- 3220 FAY L. BRIDGERS, ET UX v. SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION, ETC. ET AL. (Parish of Calcasieu)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

 

2001-KK- 3221 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. THOMASETA M. GUERRERO (Parish of St. Martin)

CALOGERO, C.J., recused.

 

2001-C - 3227 BETTY GIROUARD, CELESTE MEAUX, NANCY GINGRAS, EARL COOPER, NELDA JOHNSON, CAROLYN CRAFT, ROBERT BEADLE, OLIVE FAYE HANSEN, CHARLES HANSEN, ELLA ROSE BICKHAM, AND BARBARA VAUGHN v. THE STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, AND THE STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH THE DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATION (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

VICTORY, J., would grant the writ.

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

 

2001-KK- 3228 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WILBERT SMITH (Parish of Orleans)

 

2001-C - 3229 MARGIE GIBSON, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF ASHLEY GIBSON v. ST. MARY PARISH SCHOOL BOARD, ABC INSURANCE COMPANY, TINA WILLIAMS, AND XYZ INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of St. Mary)

 

2001-C - 3232 GARY WILEY v. EARBLIAN WILEY (Parish of Avoyelles)

 

2001-KK- 3234 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RONALD HAMILTON (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

 

2001-KK- 3236 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JAMES P. BLAKE (Parish of Orleans)

TRAYLOR, J., would grant the writ.

 

2001-C - 3238 PATSY ANN BYERS AND HER HUSBAND LONNIE WAYNE BYERS, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS NATURAL TUTOR FOR JACOB EUGENE BYERS, JOSHUA NOAH BYERS AND LADONNA MARIE BYERS v. SARAH EDMONDSON, BENJAMIN DARRUS, JAMES E. EDMONDSON, SUZANNE EDMONDSON, USAA CASUALTY COMPANY, UNITED SERVICES AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION, USAA GENERAL INDEMNITY COMPANY, WARNER HOME VIDEO INC., WARNER BROTHERS, INC., TIME WARNER ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY, TIME WARNER, INC., REGENCY ENTERPRISES, ALCOR FILMS, J.D. PRODUCTIONS AND OLIVER STONE (Parish of Tangipahoa)

 

2002-CC- 0129 MARSHA HOLCOMB v. KMART CORPORATION (Office Of Workers' Compensation District #1E)

 

 

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