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 2017 News Releases

News Release #010

 

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE
NEWS RELEASE #010
   
FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA  

 

On the 24th day of January, 2017, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

STAY LIFTED; WRIT APPLICATION DENIED:

2017-KK-0076 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JONATHAN FRANK (Parish of Orleans)

 

On the 25th day of January, 2017, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED; SEE PER CURIAM:

2017-KK-0135 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JAMAL FLETCHER (Parish of Orleans)

 

On the 27th day of January, 2017, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

STAY DENIED; WRIT APPLICATION DENIED:

2017-CC-0154 MEYER & ASSOCIATES, INC. v. COUSHATTA TRIBE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Calcasieu)
GENOVESE, J., recused.

 

On the 2nd day of February, 2017, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

PETITION FOR PERMISSION TO TAKE THE BAR EXAM; GRANTED WITH ORDER:

2017-BA-0123 IN RE: COMMITTEE ON BAR ADMISSIONS CFN55

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED; SEE PER CURIAM:

2017-KK-0038 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. SHAWN BART (Parish of Orleans)
WEIMER, J., dissents and assigns reasons.
HUGHES, J., would deny the writ.

 

On the 3rd day of February, 2017, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

PETITION FOR PERMANENT RESIGNATION(S) IN LIEU OF DISCIPLINE GRANTED; SEE ORDER:

2017-OB-0044 IN RE: OLITA MAGEE DOMINGUE

PETITION FOR TRANSFER TO DISABILITY INACTIVE STATUS GRANTED; SEE ORDER:

2016-OB-1823 IN RE: CYNTHIA STERNBERG

REHEARING(S) GRANTED WITH ORDER:

2015-KP-1735 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RICHARD DURR (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED:

2016-C -2145 JAMES ROBINSON v. THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA SYSTEM AND JOEY STRUM, INDIVIDUALLY AND IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS CHIEF OF POLICE FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED WITH ORDER:

2016-KK-1843 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. KENRIC RODNEY (Parish of Orleans)

2016-KK-1882 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DONTEL KENNEDY (Parish of Orleans)

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED; SEE PER CURIAM:

2016-C -1989 JACKIE DOUCET, ET AL. v. DARWIN SELECT INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of Evangeline)
JOHNSON, C.J., would deny the writ.

APPLICATION(S) NOT CONSIDERED:

2017-CJ-0039 B.T.B. v. V.L.B. (Parish of St. Tammany)
HUGHES, J., recused.

RECIPROCAL DISCIPLINE IMPOSED; SEE PER CURIAM:

2016-B -2101 IN RE: QUENTON I. WHITE

2016-B -2115 IN RE: EVERETT H. MECHEM

LEAVE TO APPEAL DENIED:

2016-OB-2180 IN RE: APPEAL OF THE DECISION OF THE DISCIPLINARY BOARD NO. 16-PDB-068

PETITION FOR INTERIM SUSPENSION DENIED; SEE ORDER:

2016-B -1824 IN RE: CYNTHIA STERNBERG

RECONSIDERATION(S); NOT CONSIDERED:

2015-KH-1611 STATE EX REL. BEN H. SCOTT v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

STAY DENIED; WRIT APPLICATION DENIED:

2017-KK-0170 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. SHANNON MORRIS (Parish of Orleans)

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED; SEE PER CURIAM:

2015-KH-1974 STATE EX REL. EMANUEL RANDALL v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2015-KH-1976 STATE EX REL. BLAISE FERNANDEZ v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2015-KH-1983 STATE EX REL. RODNEY IAN BARNES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Natchitoches)
GENOVESE, J., recused.

2015-KH-1988 STATE EX REL. BRIAN THOMPSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2015-KH-1990 STATE EX REL. GLEN DALE NELSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Ouachita)
CLARK, J., recused.

2015-KH-1992 STATE EX REL. WILLIAM DAVID POWELL v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Washington)
HUGHES, J., would grant the writ.

2015-KH-2043 STATE EX REL. NICHOLAS JOHNSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

2015-KH-2045 STATE EX REL. MOZINE JOHNSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2016-KH-0518 STATE EX REL. WILLIAM DAVID POWELL v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Washington)

2016-KH-1574 STATE EX REL. KARL A. PETERS. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED:

2015-KH-0732 STATE EX REL. KARL PETERS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2015-KH-1999 STATE EX REL. HERMAN WILSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2016-KO-0174 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CHRISTOPHER JOHNSON (Parish of Tangipahoa)

2016-KO-0176 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. HECTOR J. PEREZ (Parish of St. Tammany)

2016-KO-0185 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOHNNY FAIR (Parish of Jefferson)

2016-KO-0224 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ALONZO T. WASHINGTON (Parish of Bossier)

2016-KO-0228 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CHRISTOPHER DEWAYNE FISHER (Parish of Caddo)

2016-CC-1359 SHERYL S. FUSILIER v. LAKE CHARLES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Parish of Calcasieu)
GUIDRY, J., would grant.
CLARK, J., would grant.

2016-CC-1446 ROSALVO M. MARTINEZ, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THE MINOR CHILD, ALEXANDER MARTINEZ v. OCHSNER MEDICAL CENTER - KENNER, L.L.C. (Parish of Orleans)
GUIDRY, J., would grant.
CLARK, J., would grant.

2016-KK-1648 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. SANDERS LAWSON (Parish of Orleans)
WEIMER, J., would grant and remand. See State v. Joseph Taylor,2016-1124, 2016-1183 (La. 12/1/16), ___ So. 3d ___, 2016, 2016 WL 7030750.
GENOVESE, J., would grant and remand. See State v. Joseph Taylor,16-1124, 2016-1183 (La. 12/1/16), ___ So. 3d ___, 2016, 2016 WL 7030750.

2016-CC-2005 CLIFFORD LEDET, BOTH INDIV. AND AS CO-TUTOR ON BEHALF OF THE MINOR CHILD LAZARIUS LEDET v. PROGRESSIVE CASUALTY INS. CO., ET AL. (Parish of Iberia)

2016-CC-2018 MICHELLE GIBBS AND MICHAEL GIBBS v. LIVINGSTON PARISH MOSQUITO ABATEMENT DISTRICT; VECTOR DISEASE CONTROL INCORPORATED; EVEREST NATIONAL INSURANCE; AND AIG AEORSPACE INSURANCE SERVICES, INC. (Parish of Livingston)

2016-KK-2085 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. PAUL KNATT, III (Parish of Iberia)

2016-C -2109 MT. ZION BAPTIST ASSOCIATION v. MT. ZION BAPTIST CHURCH #1 OF REVILLETOWN PARK (Parish of Iberville)

2016-C -2112 THEA M. SMITH, CURATRIX ON BEHALF OF THE INTERDICTED MAJOR, NICOLE M. SMITH v. JOSHUA J. LANDRY, STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY AND STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT (Parish of St. Mary)

2016-C -2247 WILLIAM O. BELT v. TRACY BRYANT BELT (Parish of Avoyelles)

2016-CC-2251 EMERSON AND COLETTE COLEMAN, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THE MINOR NAKHIA COLEMAN v. LOWERY CARNIVAL COMPANY, CRABTREE AMUSEMENTS, INC. T.H.E. INSURANCE COMPANY AND THE STATE FAIR OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)

2016-C -2253 TIMOTHY BERNARD, SR., ET AL. v. LAFAYETTE CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT, ET AL. (Parish of Lafayette)

2016-KK-2257 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. LEON SCOTT (Parish of Orleans)
GUIDRY, J., would grant.
CLARK, J., would grant.
CRICHTON, J., would grant and assigns reasons.

2016-C -2258 LISA PLAIA AND PETER PLAIA, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THEIR MINOR CHILDREN PETRA PLAIA AND CAROLINA PLAIA v. STEWART ENTERPRISES, INC., GREENWOOD FUNERAL HOME, FIREMEN'S CHARITABLE & BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION, LAFAYETTE INSURANCE COMPANY, UNITED FIRE GROUP, FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF NEW ORLEANS, CHURCH MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY C/W LISA PLAIA AND PETER PLAIA, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THEIR MINOR CHILDREN PETRA AND CAROLINA PLAIA v. STEWART ENTERPRISES, INC., GREENWOOD FUNERAL HOME, FIREMEN'S CHARITABLE & BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION, LAFAYETTE INSURANCE COMPANY, UNITED FIRE GROUP, FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF NEW ORLEANS, CHURCH MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY C/W LISA PLAIA AND PETER PLAIA, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THEIR MINOR CHILDREN PETRA AND CAROLINA PLAIA v. STEWART ENTERPRISES, INC., GREENWOOD FUNERAL HOME, FIREMEN'S CHARITABLE & BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION, LAFAYETTE INSURANCE COMPANY, UNITED FIRE GROUP, FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF NEW ORLEANS, CHURCH MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Orleans)

2016-C -2261 LISA PLAIA AND PETER PLAIA, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THEIR MINOR CHILDREN PETRA PLAIA AND CAROLINA PLAIA v. STEWART ENTERPRISES, INC., GREENWOOD FUNERAL HOME, FIREMEN'S CHARITABLE & BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION, LAFAYETTE INSURANCE COMPANY, UNITED FIRE GROUP, FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF NEW ORLEANS, CHURCH MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY C/W LISA PLAIA AND PETER PLAIA, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THEIR MINOR CHILDREN PETRA AND CAROLINA PLAIA v. STEWART ENTERPRISES, INC., GREENWOOD FUNERAL HOME, FIREMEN'S CHARITABLE & BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION, LAFAYETTE INSURANCE COMPANY, UNITED FIRE GROUP, FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF NEW ORLEANS, CHURCH MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY C/W LISA PLAIA AND PETER PLAIA, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THEIR MINOR CHILDREN PETRA AND CAROLINA PLAIA v. STEWART ENTERPRISES, INC., GREENWOOD FUNERAL HOME, FIREMEN'S CHARITABLE & BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION, LAFAYETTE INSURANCE COMPANY, UNITED FIRE GROUP, FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF NEW ORLEANS, CHURCH MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Orleans)

2016-C -2264 LISA PLAIA AND PETER PLAIA, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THEIR MINOR CHILDREN PETRA PLAIA AND CAROLINA PLAIA v. STEWART ENTERPRISES, INC., GREENWOOD FUNERAL HOME, FIREMEN'S CHARITABLE & BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION, LAFAYETTE INSURANCE COMPANY, UNITED FIRE GROUP, FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF NEW ORLEANS, CHURCH MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY C/W LISA PLAIA AND PETER PLAIA, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THEIR MINOR CHILDREN PETRA AND CAROLINA PLAIA v. STEWART ENTERPRISES, INC., GREENWOOD FUNERAL HOME, FIREMEN'S CHARITABLE & BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION, LAFAYETTE INSURANCE COMPANY, UNITED FIRE GROUP, FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF NEW ORLEANS, CHURCH MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY C/W LISA PLAIA AND PETER PLAIA, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THEIR MINOR CHILDREN PETRA AND CAROLINA PLAIA v. STEWART ENTERPRISES, INC., GREENWOOD FUNERAL HOME, FIREMEN'S CHARITABLE & BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION, LAFAYETTE INSURANCE COMPANY, UNITED FIRE GROUP, FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF NEW ORLEANS, CHURCH MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Orleans)

2016-KK-2269 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ROBERT L. TOWNSEND (Parish of St. John)

2016-OC-2270 NORBERT A. SIMMONS v. FIRST BANK AND TRUST COMPANY AND JOSEPH C. CANIZARO (Parish of Orleans)
HUGHES, J., would grant.

2016-C -2271 AMANDA RAE DOUGA v. PROGRESSIVE CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of Calcasieu)
GENOVESE, J., recused.

2016-C -2273 THREADGILL & WEEMS HOLDINGS, L.L.C. v. MITCHELL F. CRUSTO (Parish of Orleans)

2016-CC-2274 JAKE THERIOT v. INTERNATIONAL SHIPYARD, LLC AND DUDLEY J. DANTIN (Parish of Lafourche)
JOHNSON, C.J., would grant.
GENOVESE, J., would grant.

2016-CC-2275 JAKE THERIOT v. INTERNATIONAL SHIPYARD, LLC AND DUDLEY J. DANTIN (Parish of Lafourche)
JOHNSON, C.J., would grant.
GENOVESE, J., would grant.

2016-C -2280 VERNON WILLIAMS D/B/A V.J.'S HOLLYWOOD LOUNGE v. THE PARISH OF ST. BERNARD (Parish of St. Bernard)
WEIMER, J., would grant.

2016-C -2283 MOUNT ZION BAPTIST ASSOCIATION v. MOUNT ZION BAPTIST CHURCH #1 OF REVILLETOWN PARK (Parish of Iberville)

2017-KD-0052 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ANTONIO CUZA (Parish of Jefferson)

2017-CC-0074 SUCCESSION OF JANE INEZ MURRAY SERPAS v. MICHELLE SERPAS CAMERO, ET AL. (Parish of Jefferson)

2017-CC-0078 COMMAND CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRIES, LLC v. LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT AND SHERRI LEBAS, IN HER OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS SECRETARY OF LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)




 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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