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 2007 News Releases

News Release #056

 

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

NEWS RELEASE # 056

FROM: CLERK OF THE SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA

 

On the 17th day of September, 2007, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the cases listed below:

STAY GRANTED WITH ORDER:

2007-KK-1853 IN RE: MATTER UNDER INVESTIGATION (Parish of Orleans)
KIMBALL, J., would deny the stay.
KNOLL, J., would deny the stay.
TRAYLOR, J., would deny the stay.

 

On the 18th day of September, 2007, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the cases listed below:

WRIT APPLICATION GRANTED WITH ORDER:

2007-KK-1865 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ANNA JONES (Parish of Orleans)
JOHNSON, J., would deny the writ.

PERMANENT RESIGNATIONS ACCEPTED:

2007-OB-1707 IN RE: ROBERT F. DEJEAN, JR.

2007-OB-1732 IN RE: LYNN B. HUGHES, JR

 

On the 19th day of September, 2007, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the cases listed below:

WRIT APPLICATION GRANTED WITH ORDER; SEE ORDER:

2007-C -1816 TERRELL PARFAIT v. TRANSOCEAN OFFSHORE, INC., AND SHELL OIL PRODUCTS CO. (Parish of Orleans)
TRAYLOR, J., recused.

CONSENT DISCIPLINE ORDERED; SEE PER CURIAM:

2007-B -1653 IN RE: ERIC CHARLES LABOURDETTE
JOHNSON, J., would reject consent discipline.
TRAYLOR, J., would reject consent discipline.

REINSTATEMENT TO ACTIVE STATUS GRANTED; SEE ORDER:

2007-OB-1659 IN RE: ERIC CHARLES LABOURDETTE

 

On the 21st day of September, 2007, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the cases listed below:

WRIT APPLICATIONS GRANTED:

2007-CC-1031 THE CITY OF KENNER v. CARLA ANN SANSONE (Parish of Jefferson)

2007-C -1151 INTERNATIONAL PAPER, INC. v. CYNTHIA BRIDGES, SECRETARY DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Morehouse)

WRIT APPLICATION GRANTED WITH ORDER:

2006-KH-2633 STATE EX REL. STANLEY BRITTON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

TRANSFERRED TO THE DISTRICT COURT:

2007-KH-1761 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RANDY RANDALL (Parish of Caddo)

PERMANENT DISBARMENT ORDERED; SEE PER CURIAM:

2007-B -0348 IN RE: EDWARD B. DOMM, IV

DISBARMENT ORDERED; SEE PER CURIAM:

2007-B -1112 IN RE: MARK TODD MCCRUMB

APPLICATIONS FOR RECONSIDERATION DENIED:

2006-KH-2556 STATE EX REL. DAVID WAYNE POYDRAS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafayette)
KNOLL, J., recused.

2006-KH-2661 STATE EX REL. NORVEL REYNOLDS, JR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2007-KP-0065 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DOMINGO VILLARREAL (Parish of Tangipahoa)

WRIT APPLICATIONS NOT CONSIDERED:

2007-K -0077 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RUBEN SOSA (Parish of Jefferson)

2007-C -1225 BASS, LTD. v. TIM GERALD, ET AL. (Parish of St. Landry)

2007-CC-1230 LORETTA LIBERTO AND CHARLES LIBERTO, JR. v. HEALTHSOUTH CORPORATION D/B/A HEALTHSOUTH REHABILITATION HOSPITAL OF ALEXANDRIA (Parish of Rapides)

WRIT DENIED; STAY RECALLED:

2007-CC-1578 CELIA JANE CURETON v. JAMES HOWARD CURETON (Parish of Calcasieu)

WRIT APPLICATIONS DENIED:

2006-KH-2694 STATE EX REL. ROLAND J PELTIER, JR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Lafayette)

2006-KH-2850 STATE EX REL. LENARD HICKS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2006-KH-2851 STATE EX REL. PHILLIP CAIN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2006-KH-2852 STATE EX REL. MARVIN CHASTAIN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)

2006-KH-2853 STATE EX REL. DANNY RAY GRAY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)

2006-KH-2854 STATE EX REL. ARTHER LEE TAYLOR, JR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

2006-KH-2855 STATE EX REL. PHILLIP M. WILLIE, SR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)

2006-KH-2856 STATE EX REL. GEORGE WADE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2006-KH-2857 STATE EX REL. PATRICK BRIAN CLARK v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Rapides)

2006-KH-2858 STATE EX REL. ROOSEVELT COMBEST v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Vernon)

2006-KH-2859 STATE EX REL. ALBERT GREEN, JR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Rapides)

2006-KH-2868 STATE EX REL. BOBBY RAY HENDERSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Claiborne)

2006-KH-2869 STATE EX REL. KINTAD PHILLIPS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2006-KH-2871 STATE EX REL. ARDIC FIELDS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

2006-KH-2872 STATE EX REL. EDWARD HENDERSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Mary)

2006-KH-2873 STATE EX REL. CLENT SMITH v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)
KNOLL, J., recused.

2006-KH-2874 STATE EX REL. RONNIE SCOTT v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2006-KH-2875 STATE EX REL. BRIAN AUDETTE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2006-KH-2876 STATE EX REL. DARRELL D. ARTIS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Allen)

2006-KH-2877 STATE EX REL. LUGENE MILTON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

2006-KH-2878 STATE EX REL. DAVID LEE WILLIAMS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Washington)

2006-KH-2887 STATE EX REL. BERNARD DENHAM v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)
JOHNSON, J., would grant.

2006-KH-2888 STATE EX REL. JAMES E. DIVERS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Ouachita)

2006-KH-2889 STATE EX REL. PETER CELESTINE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Iberia)
KNOLL, J., recused.

2006-KH-2891 STATE EX REL. ALEXANDER SURRY v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

2006-KH-2893 STATE EX REL. STEPHEN LOEBER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of W. Baton Rouge)

2006-KH-2895 STATE EX REL. PAUL GRAVES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Red River)

2007-K -0049 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DUSTIN K. RUNYON (Parish of Catahoula)

2007-K -0050 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CHRISTOPHER TELL GLENN (Parish of Calcasieu)

2007-OK-0052 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. FRED LEE FAIRLEY, III (Parish of Rapides)

2007-K -0061 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JERRY BELLOW (Parish of St. Charles)

2007-K -0062 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOSEPH VANCE (Parish of Jefferson)
JOHNSON, J., would grant.

2007-K -0086 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. TOMMY CLOUD (Parish of Allen)

2007-KP-0087 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DANIEL MORRIS (Parish of Caddo)
VICTORY, J., would grant.
TRAYLOR, J., would grant.
KNOLL, J., would grant.

2007-KP-0101 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ELBERT J. RATCLIFF (Parish of Jefferson)

2007-KP-0108 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. HENRY A. DYKES, SR. (Parish of Ouachita)

2007-C -1063 ELVIS OCON v. REGENCY MOTORS OF METAIRIE, LLC (Office of Workers' Compensation District 7)
TRAYLOR, J., would grant.
KNOLL, J., would grant.

2007-C -1094 MELBA MARGARET SCHWEGMANN BROWN v. JOHN F. SCHWEGMANN AND MELINDA B. SCHWEGMANN (Parish of Orleans)

2007-C -1123 TERESA MAE BADEAUX FERNANDEZ v. DONALD F. HEBERT, ET AL. (Parish of Lafourche)
WEIMER, J., recused.

2007-CC-1142 SUSAN BOWER v. ALLEN L. SMITH, III (Parish of Orleans)

2007-C -1147 MARK MOREHOUSE v. SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY, BATON ROUGE CAMPUS (State Civil Service Commission)
KIMBALL, J., would grant.
TRAYLOR, J., would grant.
KNOLL, J., would grant.

2007-CC-1153 MILTON MORGAN, JOHN RAY LATHAN, VAN TERRY LATHAN, MARY ELIZABETH LATHAN AND MARK LATHAN v. COMMUNITY CARE, L.L.C. D/B/A BATON ROUGE HERITAGE HOUSE (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
KNOLL, J., would grant.
WEIMER, J., would grant.

2007-C -1172 TOWN OF HAYNESVILLE, INC. v. ENTERGY CORPORATION AND ENTERGY LOUISIANA, INC. (Parish of Claiborne)

2007-C -1174 MICHAEL RANDALL BARDWELL v. MICHAEL FAUST (Parish of East Feliciana)
CALOGERO, C.J., would grant.
KNOLL, J., would grant.

2007-C -1181 JAMES DAVID WRIGHT AND ROBERT E. WRIGHT, JR. v. LINDA WRIGHT GORE LARSON, ET AL. (Parish of Lincoln)

2007-C -1182 PATRICIA LEBOURGEOIS, AS LEGAL TUTRIX OF THE MINOR CHILD, KEVIN ROBERT TEMPLE v. OFFICER LEO KELLER,OFFICER GERRICK NELSON, OFFICER OTIS NACOSTE, SERGEANT JACK CULLEN, GREG PHARES, CHIEF OF POLICE, BATON ROUGE POLICE DEPARTMENT AND CITY OF BATON ROUGE (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2007-C -1186 MB INDUSTRIES, LLC v. CNA INSURANCE COMPANY, STEVEN G. DURIO; STEVEN G. DURIO, P.C.; DURIO, MCGOFFIN, STAGG & ACKERMANN; JOHN HAAS WEINSTEIN; JOHN HAAS WEINSTEIN, APLC; ABC INSURANCE COMPANY; DEF INSURANCE COMPANY; GHI INSURANCE COMPANY; JKL INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
KIMBALL, J., would grant.

2007-CC-1188 ROBERT BAUER, ET AL. v. DEAN MORRIS, L.L.P., ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

2007-OC-1189 LOUISIANA RETAILERS MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY v. JIMMIE DERAMUS, INDIVIDUALLY, JIMMIE DERAMUS D/B/A SILVER DOLLAR PAWN AND JEWELRY CENTER, AND JIMMIE DERAMUS D/B/A JIMMIE DERAMUS PROPERTIES (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
VICTORY, J., would grant.

2007-C -1190 TERESA MAE BADEAUX FERNANDEZ v. DONALD F. HEBERT, ET AL. (Parish of Lafourche)
WEIMER, J., recused.

2007-C -1191 MB INDUSTRIES, LLC v. CNA INSURANCE COMPANY, STEVEN G. DURIO; STEVEN G. DURIO, P.C.; DURIO, MCGOFFIN, STAGG & ACKERMANN; JOHN HAAS WEINSTEIN; JOHN HAAS WEINSTEIN, APLC; ABC INSURANCE COMPANY; DEF INSURANCE COMPANY; GHI INSURANCE COMPANY; JKL INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
KIMBALL, J., would grant.

2007-C -1194 ADAM GAUTREAUX AND MARY GAUTREAUX, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF PATRICK PAUL GAUTREAUX v. T.T.C. ILLINOIS, INC., NEAL ARABIE, GARY PITRE AND BRYAN GUILLOT (Parish of Terrebonne)

2007-C -1195 CHERRIE LEIGHOW v. KELLY M. CRUMP, ET AL. (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2007-C -1198 COREY HALPHEN v. LUIS O. BORJA, DAVIS MECHANICAL CONTRACTORS, INC., EAGLE INSURANCE COMPANY, STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY, AND THE AMERICAN CENTRAL INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2007-C -1199 ELLA MAE JOSEPH v. DR. MARSHALL P. STAGG, II, DR. GEOFFREY ODOM, & OUR LADY OF THE LAKE HOSPITAL, INC. D/B/A OUR LADY OF THE LAKE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
TRAYLOR, J., recused.

2007-C -1200 BARBER BROTHERS CONTRACTING COMPANY, L.L.C. v. LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT AND CITY OF BATON ROUGE/PARISH OF EAST BATON ROUGE (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2007-C -1201 HENRY CAREY PIETSCH AND JANICE C. PIETSCH, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS ADMINISTRATORS OF THE ESTATE OF THE MINOR, ASHLEE NICOLE PIETSCH v. CHRISTOPHER DAVID FARMER, ET AL. (Parish of Red River)

2007-C -1203 HERLISHA WILLIAMS, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF HER MINOR CHILD, SAVIOS WALLS v. PERMANENT GENERAL ASSURANCE COMPANY, VANTRICE MOORE, SAFEWAY INSURANCE COMPANY AND CAIN WALL, IV C/W VANTRICE MOORE, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS NATURAL TUTRIX OF THE MINOR CHILD ZIPORIAH HALL, AND NATASHA REED v. SAFEWAY INSURANCE COMPANY, YVONNE COLEMAN AND CAIN WALL IV (Parish of Tangipahoa)

2007-C -1212 MONICA RAY FRANQUES, WIFE OF/AND GENE HAROLD FRANQUES v. LARRY JONES, GULF STATES INTERMODAL, INC., BOASSO AMERICA CORPORATION, RELIANCE NATIONAL INDEMNITY COMPANY, VICTOR HOGAN, NATIONAL UNION FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY OF LOUISIANA, AND STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE CO. (Parish of Orleans)

2007-CC-1213 BERNARD SCHMALTZ v. ARCHBISHOP ALFRED HUGHES, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)
KIMBALL, J., would grant.
TRAYLOR, J., would grant.

2007-C -1214 R. G. CLAITOR'S REALTY v. BILL RIGELL AND GJR, INC. D/B/A EAGLE TRAVEL CONSULTANTS (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2007-C -1216 SUCCESSION OF JAMES D. WOOD (Parish of Vernon)

2007-C -1217 MB INDUSTRIES, LLC v. CNA INSURANCE COMPANY, STEVEN G. DURIO; STEVEN G. DURIO, P.C.; DURIO, MCGOFFIN, STAGG & ACKERMANN; JOHN HAAS WEINSTEIN; JOHN HAAS WEINSTEIN, APLC; ABC INSURANCE COMPANY; DEF INSURANCE COMPANY; GHI INSURANCE COMPANY; JKL INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
KIMBALL, J., would grant.

2007-C -1218 CHERRIE LEIGHOW v. KELLY M. CRUMP, ET AL. (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2007-C -1219 INTER CITY EXPRESS, INC. v. MALLORY GROUP, INC. D/B/A LUV N CARE (Parish of Orleans)

2007-KK-1220 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. COLON C. BASS (Parish of West Feliciana)
TRAYLOR, J., would grant.

2007-C -1228 MARTA C. FAGOT v. JOHN DOUGLAS PARSONS (Parish of Orleans)

2007-C -1239 LOTTIE MORGAN v. CITY OF BATON ROUGE AND PARISH OF EAST BATON ROUGE (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
CALOGERO, C.J., would grant.
JOHNSON, J., would grant.

2007-CC-1240 RALPH STUCKEY v. WALLACE C. DRENNAN, INC., ET AL. (Office of Workers' Compensation District 8)

2007-CC-1247 ANTOINETTE M. RIDER v. KEVIN AMBEAU, SR., GEORGE GRACE , SR. AND THE CITY OF ST. GABRIEL (Parish of Iberville)
VICTORY, J., would grant.
KNOLL, J., would grant.

2007-CC-1248 DANIEL J. DELAUP, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS THE SUCCESSION REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE OF SHIRLEY D. DELAUP, ET AL. v. MALTA SQUARE AT SACRED HEART LIMITED PARTNERSHIP D/B/A MALTA SQUARE AT SACRED HEART SENIOR LIVING RESIDENCE (Parish of Orleans)

2007-C -1259 TERESA MAE BADEAUX FERNANDEZ v. DONALD F. HEBERT, ET AL. (Parish of Lafourche)
WEIMER, J., recused.

2007-KK-1260 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. HENRY MCCOY (Parish of Orleans)
JOHNSON, J., would grant.

2007-KK-1261 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DERRICK KIRTON (Parish of Orleans)

2007-C -1268 JOSEPHINE O'ROURKE v. DAYS INN NEW ORLEANS, DAYS INN WORLDWIDE, INC. D/B/A DAYS INN NEW ORLEANS AND DAYS INN ACQUISITION CORPORATION D/B/A DAYS INN NEW ORLEANS (Parish of Orleans)

2007-CC-1270 CHARLES LEE CUSHING v. CHRISTUS HEALTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA, ET AL. (Parish of Rapides)
VICTORY, J., Would grant.

2007-CC-1284 CHARLES LEE CUSHING v. CHRISTUS HEALTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA, ET AL. (Parish of Rapides)
VICTORY, J., would grant.

2007-CJ-1285 STATE OF LOUISIANA ON BEHALF OF TERRI LEIGH MURPHY v. AGGA L. HAREN (Parish of Bossier)

2007-C -1287 NORMA JEAN COURTNEY FECHTNER v. WILLIAM R. BICE (Parish of Tangipahoa)

2007-CC-1290 SW ORTHO PROPERTY COMPANY, L.L.C., ET AL. v. DR. DAVID DREZ, JR. (Parish of Calcasieu)
KIMBALL, J., would grant.

2007-C -1297 ROBERT BUTCH TROST, SR., ET AL. v. DONALD O'CONNOR, ET AL. (Parish of Calcasieu)

2007-KH-1743 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WARREN CHAMP (Parish of Orleans)

2007-KP-1776 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ROGER PAZ (Parish of Jefferson)
CALOGERO, C.J., dissents from the denial of the writ application. I would grant the writ and docket the case for oral argument to resolve relevant questions presented by this application, or at least I would grant and remand the case to the court of appeal for that court to decide these issues, which include: (a) Whether the video-camera or closed-circuit television procedure used to take this defendant's guilty plea complies with La. Code Crim. Pro. art. 556.1; (b) Whether that procedure violates the defendant's right to be physically present at critical stages of the prosecution; and (c) Whether that procedure violates the defendant's right to the assistance of counsel. See People v. Guttendorf 309 Ill. App.3d 1044, 723 N.E.2d 838, 243 Ill. Dec. 53 (3d Dist. 2000), app. denied, 188 Ill.2d 572, 729 N.E.2d 500, 246 Ill. Dec. 127 (Ill. 2000); see also Annotation, Constitutional and Statutory Validity of Judicial Videoconferencing, 115 A.L.R.5th 509 (West 2004).
JOHNSON, J., would grant.

2007-C -1831 TERRELL PARFAIT v. TRANSOCEAN OFFSHORE, INC., AND SHELL OIL PRODUCTS CO. (Parish of Orleans)
TRAYLOR, J., recused.


 

 

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