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News Release #007

 

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE
NEWS RELEASE #007
   
FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA  

 

The Opinions handed down on the 25th day of January, 2017, are as follows:

 

BY WEIMER, J.:

2016-C -0768 RADCLIFFE 10, L.L.C. v. RONALD G. BURGER AND LYNDA O. BURGER (Parish of St. Tammany)

Judge James T. Genovese, assigned as Justice ad hoc, sitting for Knoll, J., for oral argument. He now sits as an elected Justice at the time this opinion is rendered.

Retired Judge Marion Edwards assigned as Justice as hoc, sitting for Hughes, J., recused. For the foregoing reasons, the judgment of the trial court is reversed. Radcliffe 10, L.L.C.’s action is dismissed with prejudice, with all costs of these proceedings, trial and appeal, assessed against Radcliffe 10, L.L.C.
REVERSED AND RENDERED.

HUGHES, J., recused.
GUIDRY, J., dissents and assigns reasons.
CLARK, J., dissents and assigns reasons.

 

PER CURIAM:

2016-C -1097 LARRY F. MITCHELL v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT, ET AL. (Parish of Lincoln)

Judge James T. Genovese, assigned as Justice ad hoc, sitting for Knoll, J., for oral argument. He now sits as an elected Justice at the time this opinion is rendered.

Accordingly, we recall our order of October 12, 2016, as improvidently granted, and we deny plaintiff's writ application.

WEIMER, J., dissents from the recall of the writ and assigns reasons.
HUGHES, J., dissents for the reasons assigned by Crichton, J.
CRICHTON, J., dissents and assigns reasons.

2016-B -1441 IN RE: FRANCIS C. BROUSSARD

Judge James T. Genovese, assigned as Justice ad hoc, sitting for Knoll, J. for oral argument. He now sits as an elected Justice at the time this opinion is rendered.

Upon review of the findings and recommendations of the hearing committee and disciplinary board, and considering the record, briefs, and oral argument, it is ordered that Francis C. Broussard, Louisiana Bar Roll number 17259, be and he hereby is disbarred, retroactive to February 26, 2014, the date of his interim suspension. His name shall be stricken from the roll of attorneys and his license to practice law in the State of Louisiana shall be revoked. 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.

HUGHES, J., dissents with reasons.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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