|FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE
NEWS RELEASE #25
|FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA
The Opinion handed down on the 5th day of April, 2010, is as follows:
BY GUIDRY, J.:
2009-KK-1177 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. TRACEY YOUNG (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
Kimball, C.J., participated in oral argument but did not participate in the deliberation of this opinion.
For the reasons stated herein, the ruling of the district court permitting the admission of the defendant's proposed expert testimony on the validity of eyewitness identifications is vacated. The case is remanded to the district court for further proceedings.
DISTRICT COURT JUDGMENT VACATED; CASE REMANDED TO THE DISTRICT COURT.
JOHNSON, J., concurs and assigns reasons.
KNOLL, J., additionally concurs with reasons.
WEIMER, J., concurs with reasons.