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2005 News Releases
News Release #055

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE # 055

FROM: CLERK OF THE SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA


On the 22nd day of July, 2005, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

JOINT MOTION TO TRANSFER VENUE GRANTED; ORDER OF JUNE 3, 2005 GRANTING WRIT APPLICATION RECALLED, CASE TRANSFERRED TO 14TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, PARISH OF CALCASIEU:

2005-CC-0897 NECILE COCKRELL AND WILLIAM COCKRELL v. M/V GRAND PALAIS, IN REM, M/V CROWN CASINO, IN REM, GRAND PALAIS RIVERBOAT, INC., ST. CHARLES GAMING COMPANY,INC., ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)
See Order.



On the 25th day of July, 2005, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED:

2005-KK-1695 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CHARLES ANTHONY A/K/A DEGAULLE O'NEAL (Parish of Orleans)
KIMBALL, J., concurs in the denial of the application and assigns reasons.



On the 29th day of July, 2005, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED WITH ORDER:

2005-OK-1938 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WILLIE JACKSON (Parish of Jefferson)
CALOGERO, C.J., recused.
TRAYLOR, J., would deny.
VICTORY, J., would deny.

STAY(S) DENIED; WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED:

2005-CJ-1936 CHARLES EARL MAJOR v. ANGELA GRACE DWYER MAJOR (Parish of Pointe Coupee)
KNOLL, J., would grant the stay and writ.
VICTORY, J., would grant the stay and writ.

2005-KK- 1972 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ANTHONY CREME (Parish of Orleans)
KIMBALL, J., would grant.
KNOLL, J., dissents with reasons and would grant.



On the 2nd day of August, 2005, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

INTERIM SUSPENSION ORDERED:

2005-B -1996 IN RE: ALVIN L. WEDDLE, JR.
See Order.


APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION TO THE LOUISIANA BAR WITHDRAWN ON RELATOR'S MOTION:

2004-OB-2144 IN RE: ALVARO J. OROZCO
See Order.

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED:

2005-CC-2028 WALTER J. GRAVES, JR. v. RIVERWOOD INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION, ET AL.
(Parish of Ouachita)


On the 4th day of August, 2005, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

STAYS GRANTED:

2005-CC-1873 BENNIE DEWAYNE DICKERSON AND MARY DICKERSON IN THEIR CAPACITY AS LEGAL GUARDIANS OF THE MINOR CHILDREN, WILLIAM ANDREW WETZLER AND WILLIAM AUGUST WETZLER v. DUANE BLAIR, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS SHERIFF FOR THE PARISH OF WASHINGTON, ABC AND DEF INSURANCE COMPANIES, AND PARISH OF WASHINGTON (Parish of Washington)
JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ and reverse the judgment of the Court of Appeal, reinstate the trial court judgment denying summary judgment and remand to the trial court for further proceedings.
WEIMER, J., recused.

2005-CC-1937 BENNIE DEWAYNE DICKERSON AND MARY DICKERSON IN THEIR CAPACITY AS LEGAL GUARDIANS OF THE MINOR CHILDREN, WILLIAM ANDREW WETZLER AND WILLIAM AUGUST WETZLER v. DUANE BLAIR, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS SHERIFF FOR THE PARISH OF WASHINGTON, ABC AND DEF INSURANCE COMPANIES, AND PARISH OF WASHINGTON (Parish of Washington)
JOHNSON, J., would grant the writ and reverse the judgment of the Court of Appeal, reinstate the trial court judgment denying summary judgment and remand to the trial court for further proceedings.
WEIMER, J., recused.

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED:

2005-KK-2018 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. COLEMAN PATRICK HANEGAN, III (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)


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