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 2018 News Releases

News Release #055

 

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE
NEWS RELEASE #055
   
FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA  

 

On the 5th day of December, 2018, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED:

2018-CJ-1928      ROBERT CARTER JUSTICE v. KATHRYN TALLEY JUSTICE (Parish of Ascension)

 

On the 7th day of December, 2018, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED:

2018-CC-1981      STATE OF LOUISIANA, ET AL. v. THE LOUISIANA LAND AND EXPLORATION COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of Vermilion)
GENOVESE, J., recused.

 

On the 9th day of December, 2018, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED WITH ORDER:

2018-KK-2007      STATE OF LOUISIANA v. KEITH TROSCLAIR (Parish of Lafourche)
HUGHES, J., concurs with the grant of the state’s writ application and reinstatement of the ruling of the trial court. Should the defendant testify at trial, however, the subject 911 call will be admissible.
JOHNSON, C.J., would deny.

 

On the 17th day of December, 2018, the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED:

2018-KK-1518      STATE OF LOUISIANA v. KELLY FOLSE (Parish of Jefferson)

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED; SEE PER CURIAM:

2018-C-1386       MATTHEW A. DEPHILLIPS, INDIVIDUALLY, AND ON BEHALF OF ALL OTHERS SIMILARLY SITUATED v.  HOSPITAL SERVICE DISTRICT NO. 1 OF TANGIPAHOA PARISH, DOING BUSINESS AS NORTH OAKS MEDICAL CENTER/NORTH OAKS HEALTH SYSTEM  C/W  EARNEST WILLIAMS, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF ALL OTHERS SIMILARLY SITUATED v.  HOSPITAL SERVICE DISTRICT NO.1 OF TANGIPAHOA PARISH D/B/A NORTH OAKS HEALTH SYSTEM AND NORTH OAKS MEDICAL CENTER, AND LOUISIANA HEALTH SERVICE & INDEMNITY COMPANY D/B/A BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Tangipahoa)

2018-C-1474       JO SCHERNBECK HODDINOTT v. REGINALD KENNING HODDINOTT, III (Parish of Orleans)
WEIMER, J., would grant and docket.
CLARK, J., would deny.

2018-KK-1520      STATE OF LOUISIANA v. TIMOTHY MOLL (Parish of St. James)

WRIT APPLICATION(S) GRANTED IN PART; SEE PER CURIAM:

2018-KP-0310      STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JAMES CLAIBORNE MAGEE (Parish of St. Tammany)

CONDITIONAL ADMISSION GRANTED; SEE PER CURIAM:

2018-BA-1806      IN RE: COMMITTEE ON BAR ADMISSIONS CFN-338193
GUIDRY, J., dissents and assigns reasons.
CLARK, J., dissents and assigns reasons.
GENOVESE, J., dissents and assigns reasons.

2018-BA-1998      IN RE: COMMITTEE ON BAR ADMISSIONS CFN-659567

JOINT PETITION TO EXTEND CONDITIONAL ADMISSION GRANTED; SEE PER CURIAM:

2018-B-1679       IN RE: CONFIDENTIAL PARTY

CONDITIONAL READMISSION GRANTED; SEE PER CURIAM:

2018-OB-1783      IN RE: MICHAEL S. SEPCICH

JOINT PETITION FOR CONSENT DISCIPLINE ACCEPTED; SEE PER CURIAM:

2018-B-1660       IN RE: JAMES PAUL JOHNSON
HUGHES, J., dissents and would order a lesser sanction.

WRIT APPLICATION(S) NOT CONSIDERED:

2018-KH-1414      STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOSEPH LAWSON

2018-KH-1439      STATE OF LOUISIANA v. WILLIAM BRYANT ARLT

2018-CI-1444      ANTONIO JOSEPH MCKENDALL  v.  LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY & CORRECTIONS, ET AL.

2018-KH-1445      STATE OF LOUISIANA  v.  DONALD SIMS

2018-KH-1462      STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOE STEPHENS

2018-KH-1497      STATE OF LOUISIANA  v.  LARRY LEWIS

2018-KH-1506      STATE OF LOUISIANA  v.  MARK A. CASSON

2018-KH-1508      STATE OF LOUISIANA  v.  DALE BROWN (Parish of Jefferson)
GUIDRY, J., recused.

2018-KH-1514      STATE OF LOUISIANA  v.  DAMIEN HOLLAND

2018-KH-1534      STATE OF LOUISIANA  v.  COREY ANGELO WILLIAMS

2018-KH-1573      STATE OF LOUISIANA v. HERBERT A. PIERRE, JR.
GUIDRY, J., recused.

2018-KH-1574      STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DENNIS RAY DAVIS, JR. (Parish of Caddo)
CRICHTON, J., recused.

2018-KH-1633      STATE OF LOUISIANA  v. KYRON HUNTER

2018-KH-1634      STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ILEY DOTCH

2018-KH-1638      STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RICHARD NATHANIEL MILLER

2018-KH-1640      STATE OF LOUISIANA  v.  PRESTON G. DEMOUCHETTE, JR.

2018-C-1649       PATRICIA SPANN  v.  GERRY LANE ENTERPRISES, INC. D/B/A GERRY LANE CHEVROLET, ABC AND XYZ (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2018-KH-1678      STATE OF LOUISIANA  v. DEMARCUS KIMBLE

2018-KH-1716      STATE OF LOUISIANA  v.  ROGER RICHARDS

2018-KH-1717      STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CLIFFORD DERUISE

APPLICATION FOR REHEARING DENIED:

2017-OK-2039      DAX O. STRATTMAN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA; JOHN BEL EDWARDS, GOVERNOR; JEFFERY M. LANDRY, ATTORNEY GENERAL; PAUL D. CONNICK, DISTRICT ATTORNEY; ET AL. (Parish of Jefferson)

2018-BA-1187      IN RE: COMMITTEE ON BAR ADMISSIONS CFN-690183
CLARK, J., would grant.
CRICHTON, J., would grant.
GENOVESE, J., would grant.

APPLICATION FOR RECONSIDERATION NOT CONSIDERED:

2017-K -0340      STATE OF LOUISIANA  v. BILLY R. LEWIS (Parish of Orleans)
HUGHES, J., would grant.

2017-KH-1454      STATE EX REL. LUTGARDO SILVA  v.  STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2018-KH-0201      BERNIS T. BROWN v. DARREL VANNOY, WARDEN, LOUISIANA STATE PENITENTIARY (Parish of Jefferson)
GUIDRY, J., recused.

2018-C-0774       SUCCESSION OF MARY LOU THRASHER (Parish of Rapides)
WEIMER, J., would grant.
HUGHES, J., would grant.

2018-C-0821       KENNY GUICE, ANTHONY FERNANDEZ, CHAD MORGAN, KEVIN MORGAN, LARRY JAMES HEBERT, WAYNE TUREAI, AND STACY TUREAU CREASY WIFE OF/AND TERRY CREASY  v. VULCAN CHEMICALS, A BUSINESS GROUP OF VULCAN MATERIALS COMPANY, VULCAN CHEMICALS INVESTMENTS, L.L.C., AND VULCAN CHLORAKALI, L.L.C., INDUSTRIAL COATINGS CONTRACTORS, INC., AND INTERNATIONAL MAINTENANCE CORPORATION (Parish of Ascension)

2018-CC-1296      ASHLEY DOMINIC LAWRENCE v. PATRICHER SCHEXNAYDER AND GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

APPLICATION FOR RECONSIDERATION DENIED:

2017-KH-0854      STATE EX REL. CHARLES SPEARS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Tangipahoa)

2018-KH-1027      STATE OF LOUISIANA  v.  WESLEY RICKS (Parish of Morehouse)

2018-KH-1362      STATE OF LOUISIANA  v.  JAVONE MARTIN (Parish of Jefferson)

STAY DENIED; WRIT APPLICATION DENIED:

2018-CC-1833      VINCENT J. BRUNO  v.  KENNETH KNIGHT AND 3RD ROCK SOLAR SYSTEMS, LLC (Parish of Jefferson)

STAY LIFTED; WRIT APPLICATION DENIED:

2018-KK-1835      STATE OF LOUISIANA v. OTIS LANDRY (Parish of Orleans)
CLARK, J., would grant.
CRICHTON, J., would grant.

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED; SEE PER CURIAM:

2017-KH-1582      STATE EX REL. SYLVESTER J. SULLIVAN, JR. v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Ascension)
HUGHES, J., would grant.

2017-KH-1733      STATE EX REL. MICHAEL HARRIS  v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)
HUGHES, J., would grant the writ.

2017-KH-1759      STATE EX REL. TREVENO CORTEZ MATHIS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Franklin)

2017-KH-1794      STATE EX REL. DERRICK NELLON   v.  STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2017-KH-1807      STATE EX REL. GREGORY JONES v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of St. Tammany)
HUGHES, J., would grant to order an evidentiary hearing.

2017-KH-1812      STATE EX REL. JESSTY REESE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Richland)

2017-KH-1813      STATE EX REL. FRANKLIN SMITH v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)
HUGHES, J., would grant and assigns reasons.

2017-KH-1815      STATE EX REL. SHUNEAL O. MATHIS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Franklin)

2017-KH-1819      STATE EX REL. DWIGHT BELL v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2017-KH-1849      STATE EX REL. KEVIN LAMONT LOGAN v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Caddo)
CRICHTON, J., recused.

2017-KH-1852      STATE EX REL. TOLBERT MORRIS  v.  STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Ascension)

2017-KH-1945      STATE EX REL. RICHARD B. WOODS v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Ouachita)

2017-KH-1959      STATE EX REL. JERMAINE RUMLEY  v.  STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2018-KH-0011      STATE EX REL. SPENCER GILMORE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2018-KH-0267      STATE OF LOUISIANA v.  SHANNON ALEXANDER (Parish of Jefferson)
HUGHES, J., would grant the writ.

2018-KP-0844      STATE OF LOUISIANA  v. RANDY E. PRESENTINE (Parish of Caddo)

2018-KP-1255      STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOHN DIGIROLAMO (Parish of Orleans)

WRIT APPLICATION(S) DENIED:

2017-KP-0219      STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JAMES CLAIBORNE MAGEE (Parish of St. Tammany)

2017-KO-1146      STATE OF LOUISIANA v. BRADLEY BERRY (Parish of Richland)

2017-KP-1389      STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JESSIE EUGENE SHELTON (Parish of St. Tammany)

2017-KH-1642      STATE EX REL. SHANNON ALEXANDER   v.  STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2017-KP-1770      STATE OF LOUISIANA v. TRISHA WARD (Parish of Orleans)

2017-KH-1796      STATE EX REL. KEVIN ALEXANDER v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2017-KP-1898      STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RANDY FINCH (Parish of Orleans)

2017-KH-1927      STATE EX REL. TERRANCE MOUTON A/K/A TERRENCE MOUTON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Vermilion)

2018-KH-0031      STATE EX REL. SPENCER GILMORE v. STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Orleans)

2018-KO-0177      STATE OF LOUISIANA v. DERRICK A. DOTSON (Parish of Orleans)

2018-KO-0263      STATE OF LOUISIANA v. CARLOS CESPEDES (Parish of St. Mary)

2018-KO-0298      STATE OF LOUISIANA v. LEO FRANKLIN LOONEY (Parish of Ouachita)
CLARK, J., recused.

2018-KO-0315      STATE OF LOUISIANA v. LIONEL RICHARDSON (Parish of Tangipahoa)

2018-KO-0342      STATE OF LOUISIANA v. ROBERT EARL SANDERS (Parish of Rapides)

2018-KO-0473      STATE OF LOUISIANA v. RICKY J. GROS (Parish of Jefferson)

2018-KO-0562      STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JASON M. ROE  JOSHUA A. WATSON (Parish of Orleans)

2018-KO-0783      STATE OF LOUISIANA v. TYRONE WASHINGTON (Parish of Caddo)

2018-KO-0987      STATE OF LOUISIANA  v.  JOSEPH MORGAN (Parish of Orleans)

2018-KO-1172      STATE OF LOUISIANA  v. JESUS E. CONTRERAS (Parish of Orleans)

2018-KH-1415      PERRY JACKSON v. JAMES LEBLANC, SECRETARY OF DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONS (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2018-CC-1427      GUSTAVE J. LABARRE, JR., ET AL. v. OCCIDENTAL CHEMICAL COMPANY AND TEXAS BRINE COMPANY, LLC (Parish of Assumption)
HUGHES, J., would grant.

2018-CC-1430      GUSTAVE J. LABARRE, JR., ET AL. v. OCCIDENTAL CHEMICAL CORPORATION AND TEXAS BRINE COMPANY (Parish of Assumption)
HUGHES, J., would grant.

2018-KH-1489      KEITH KENNEDY v. LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONS (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2018-KH-1549      STATE OF LOUISIANA  v.  LEE ANTHONY JACKSON (Parish of St. Tammany)

2018-KH-1554      STATE OF LOUISIANA  v.  LEONARD LEWIS (Parish of Vernon)
GENOVESE, J., recused.

2018-C -1585      DEWAYNE MONTGOMERY v. GARRY LEWIS PROPERTIES (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
GENOVESE, J., would grant.

2018-CC-1593      LOLITA COUSINS  v.  DR. MITCHELL A. PIERCE, JR. AND SMILE SOLUTIONS, DMD (Parish of Jefferson)

2018-KH-1597      STATE OF LOUISIANA v. MICHAEL HILL (Parish of Avoyelles)

2018-CC-1599      BRYAN ARNOLD RICHMAN, JR. v. THE TRAVELERS INDEMNITY COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of Calcasieu)

2018-CC-1607      ANGELA ROGERS AND EDGAR ROGERS  v.  CADDO PARISH SCHOOL BOARD (Parish of Caddo)

2018-CC-1608      KENNETH BERTHELOT  v.  RUSSELL INDOVINA, PROGESSIVE SECURITY INSURANCE COMPANY, AND PRO-MAG INSPECTIONS, L.L.C. (Parish of Terrebonne)

2018-C-1612       LEOTIS JOHNSON v. SEWERAGE & WATER BOARD (Civil Service Commission of New Orleans)

2018-C-1613       PATRICK SIMMONS, SR., ET AL. v. THE STATE OF LOUISIANA, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

2018-C-1616       GREGORY CORMIER  v.  CITY OF LAFAYETTE, ET AL. (Parish of Lafayette)

2018-C-1618       ROBERTO LLOPIS, D.D.S.  v.  LOUISIANA STATE BOARD OF DENTISTRY, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

2018-C-1621       UPSCALE FASHIONS, INC. D/B/A UPSCALE MEN'S CLOTHING v. UNDERWRITERS AT LLOYD'S LONDON, ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

2018-CC-1636      COMMAND CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRIES, L.L.C. v. LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT AND SHERRI LEBAS, IN HER OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS SECRETARY OF LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT   C/W  DESIGN PRECAST AND PIPE, INC. v. COMMAND CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRIES, THE OHIO CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY, AND THE STATE OF LOUISIANA THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT  C/W  COMMAND CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRIES, L.L.C v. JOHN E. BONNEAU & ASSOCIATES, INC. (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)

2018-KK-1641      STATE OF LOUISIANA  v. ERIC D. PAYNE (Parish of Caddo)

2018-CC-1642      KASHANNI JOHNSON, ET AL. v. FOREMOST INSURANCE COMPANY, ET AL. (Parish of Jefferson)
GUIDRY, J., recused.
HUGHES, J., would grant.
GENOVESE, J., would grant.

2018-CC-1643      PONTCHARTRAIN NATURAL GAS SYSTEM, K/D/S PROMIX, L.L.C., AND ACADIAN GAS PIPELINE SYSTEM  v. TEXAS BRINE COMPANY, LLC (Parish of Assumption)

2018-CC-1657      WILLIAM W. ALDEN, M.D., ET AL.  v. JOHN K. EASON, ESQ. (Parish of Orleans)
HUGHES, J., would grant.

2018-C-1659       RICHARD PERNICIARO & ROBERT CLEVELAND INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF PARATECH, LLC v. GUY MCINNIS, RAY LAUGA, JR., CASEY W. HUNNICUTT, RICHARD LEWIS & ST. BERNARD PARISH GOVERNMENT, ET AL. (Parish of St. Bernard)
WEIMER, J., recused.
HUGHES, J., would grant in part.

2018-KK-1665      STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JORGE LOPEZ BENAVIDES (Parish of Ouachita)

2018-CC-1668      CAROLYN BEASLEY WEBB O/B/A MYESHA CANTRELL WEBB (DECEASED) MINOR CHILDREN DHARIUS MARQUIS HUDSON, MESSIAH LEE HUDSON AND MAKHI JAMES HUDSON v. STATE OF LOUISIANA, THROUGH THE OFFICE OF JUVENILE JUSTICE D/B/A BRIDGE CITY CENTER FOR YOUTH (Parish of Jefferson)

2018-CC-1675      J. BOONE DEVELOPMENT, LLC v. MILTON WATER SYSTEM, INC., ET AL. (Parish of Lafayette)
HUGHES, J., would grant.

2018-CC-1682      PHILMER JOHNSON, JR., ET AL. v. CITY OF WESTLAKE (Parish of Calcasieu)

2018-CC-1683      PHILMER JOHNSON, JR., ET AL.  v.  CITY OF WESTLAKE (Parish of Calcasieu)

2018-CC-1691      LESTER ANTOINE, ET AL. v. NORFOLK-SOUTHERN RAILWAY, CO., ET AL. (Parish of Orleans)

2018-KH-1715      STATE OF LOUISIANA v. JOHN H. LUTTRULL (Parish of Concordia)

2018-CK-1753      STATE IN THE INTEREST OF D.J.S. (Parish of Calcasieu)
WEIMER, J., would grant.

2018-CC-1891      COREY TREAS v. CHANTAL KOERNER (Parish of Orleans)

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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