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 2009 News Releases

News Release #068

 

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE                                         

NEWS RELEASE #68

FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA

 

The Opinions handed down on the 30th day of October, 2009, are as follows:

 

BY GUIDRY, J.:

2009-C -0093 CHARLES C. FOTI, JR., ATTORNEY GENERAL FOR THE STATE OF LOUISIANA v. SARAH HOLLIDAY (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

Judge Benjamin Jones, of the Fourth Judicial District Court, assigned as Justice Pro Tempore, participating in the decision.

For the reasons stated herein, the judgment of the court of appeal is affirmed, and the case is dismissed with prejudice. AFFIRMED.

VICTORY, J., dissents for the reasons assigned by Justice Weimer.
KNOLL, J., dissents and assigns reasons.
WEIMER, J., dissents and assigns reasons.

 

PER CURIAM:

2009-CC-0420 EVANGELINE PORTER, HOWARD BARDELL, JR. AND THOMAS PORTER v. HARRY LEE IN HIS CAPACITY AS SHERIFF OF THE PARISH OF JEFFERSON, THE STATE OF LOUISIANA AND LEO MITCHELL (Parish of Jefferson)

Judge Benjamin Jones, of the Fourth Judicial District Court, assigned as Justice Pro Tempore, participating in the decision.

Accordingly, we recall our order granting certiorari and deny the State's application.
WRIT RECALLED. APPLICATION DENIED. CASE REMANDED FOR FURTHER PROCEEDINGS.

WEIMER, J., dissents and assigns reasons.

 

2009-B -0573 IN RE: RANDY J. UNGAR

Judge Benjamin Jones, of the Fourth Judicial District Court, assigned as Justice Pro Tempore, participating in the decision.

Upon review of the findings and recommendations of the hearing committee and the disciplinary board, and considering the record, briefs, and oral argument, it is ordered that Randy J. Ungar, Louisiana Bar Roll number 12387, be and he hereby is suspended from the practice of law for three years. All costs and expenses in the matter are assessed against respondent in accordance with Supreme Court Rule XIX, § 10.1, with legal interest to commence thirty days from the date of finality of this court's judgment until paid.

JOHNSON, J., would impose disbarment.
VICTORY, J., dissents and assigns reasons.
KNOLL, J., dissents in part and assigns reasons.



 

 

 

 

 

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