FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE
NEWS RELEASE # 007
FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA
The Opinions handed down on the 25th day of January, 2008, are as follows:
BY JOHNSON, J.:
2007-O -1909 IN RE: JUSTICE OF THE PEACE JAMIE FREDERIC-BRAUD
(Judiciary Commission of Louisiana)
For the reasons assigned, it is ordered that Justice of the Peace JamieFrederic-Braud be suspended for fifteen days for violating Canons 1, 2A and 3A(1)of the Code of Judicial Conduct, as well as the constitutional standard articulated in LSA-Const. art. V, Section 25(C). It is further ordered that Justice of the Peace Jamie Frederic-Braud reimburse the Louisiana Judiciary Commission $175.00, which is the amount of costs incurred during the prosecution and investigation of this case.
2007-KK-0878 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JAMES DUNN (Parish of Assumption)
(First Degree Murder - Two Counts)
For the above reasons, the ruling of the trial court is reversed. This matter is remanded to the trial court for further proceedings consistent with this opinion.
KNOLL, J., concurs.
WEIMER, J., dissents and assigns reasons.