NEWS RELEASE # 28
FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA
The Opinions handed down on the 21st day
of April, 2003 , are as follows:
BY KNOLL, J.:
2005 MARCUS PAUL DAUPHINE v. CARENCRO HIGH SCHOOL
, ET AL.
(IN RE: SUPERINTENDENT, DR. JAMES EASTON AND DR. DONALD
(Parish of Lafayette)
For the foregoing reasons, the order of May 23, 2002,
holding Dr. James H. Easton and Dr. Donald W. Aguillard
in contempt of court is reversed, vacated, and set
aside. The fines that Dr.
James H. Easton and Dr. Donald W. Aguillard paid are
REVERSED, VACATED, AND SET ASIDE.
JOHNSON, J., dissents.
2680 IN RE: EDDIE G. CRAWFORD
Upon review of the findings and recommendations of
the hearing committee and disciplinary board, and
considering the record, it is ordered that the name
of Eddie G. Crawford be stricken from the roll of
attorneys and that his license to practice law in
the State of Louisiana be revoked. Pursuant to Supreme
Court Rule XIX, §24(A), it is further ordered
that respondent be permanently prohibited from being
readmitted to the practice of law in this state. Respondent
is ordered to make full restitution to his victims.
All costs and expenses in the matter are assessed
against respondent in accordance with Supreme Court
Rule XIX, §10.1, with legal interst to commence
thirty days from the date of finality of this court's
judgment until paid.