|FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE
|FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA
The Opinions handed down on the 18th day of September, 2017, are as follows:
BY WEIMER, J.:
2015-K-0886 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. LESLIE C. THOMPSON (Parish of Jackson)
For the foregoing reasons, we reverse the judgment of court of appeal, vacate defendant's convictions and sentences, and remand this matter to the district court for a new trial as to Count 1 of the malfeasance charge.
REVERSED, VACATED, AND REMANDED
JOHNSON, C.J., concurs in part, dissents in part and assigns reasons.
GUIDRY, J., concurs in the result.
CLARK, J., concurs in part; dissents in part and dissents in part and assigns reasons.
CRICHTON, J., concurs in part, dissents in part and assigns reasons.
GENOVESE, J., concurs in the result.
BY HUGHES, J.:
2015-KP-1283 STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CALVIN KING (Parish of Jefferson)
For the reasons given, the judgment of the appellate court is reversed, and the trial court judgment, granting the defendant's motion for new trial, is reinstated.
APPELLATE COURT JUDGMENT REVERSED; TRIAL COURT JUDGMENT REINSTATED.
GUIDRY, J., dissents and assigns reasons.
CLARK, J., concurs in the result.
CRICHTON, J., concurs with the result.