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 2003 News Releases

News Release #038

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE  

 

NEWS RELEASE # 38


FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA


The Opinions handed down on the 23rd day of May, 2003 , are as follows:


BY CALOGERO, C.J. :

 

2000-K- 3347       STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BYRON C. LOVE (Parish of Orleans)

                  (Possession of Cocaine With Intent to Distribute) The decision of the court of appeal vacating the defendant's conviction and sentence is reversed. The conviction and sentence are reinstated.

COURT OF APPEAL DECISION REVERSED; CONVICTION AND SENTENCE REINSTATED.

 

KIMBALL, J., concurs and assigns reasons.

JOHNSON, J., dissents and assigns reasons.

WEIMER, J., concurs in part, dissents in part and assigns reasons.



BY JOHNSON, J. :

 

2002-CA- 1796      FRANK BAIST ALLAIN, ET AL. v. MARTCO PARTNERSHIP (Parish of Iberville)

For the foregoing reasons, the decision of the court of appeal regarding the unconstitutionality of article LSA-R.S. 3:4278.2 and damages awarded to the minority co-owners is hereby reversed.

REVERSED.

 
 
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