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 2020 News Releases

News Release #006

 

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE
NEWS RELEASE #006
   
FROM: CLERK OF SUPREME COURT OF LOUISIANA  

On the 29th day of January, 2020 the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

Motion for interim disqualification granted. See order.:

2020-O-00178 IN RE: JUDGE R. LEE IRVIN SHREVEPORT CITY COURT CADDO PARISH STATE OF LOUISIANA

 

On the 30th day of January, 2020 the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

Writ application denied:

2019-KK-01856 STATE OF LOUISIANA   VS.  KENNETH BARBER (Parish of Orleans Criminal)
Johnson, C.J., would grant.
Hughes, J., would grant.

2020-C-00111 CHRISTOPHER BRADFORD AND RONEE BOYER  VS.  WALKER AUTOMOTIVE, ET AL. (Parish of Rapides)

2020-KK-00163 STATE OF LOUISIANA   VS.   SABA BUTLER (Parish of Orleans Criminal)
Johnson, C.J., would grant.
Hughes, J., would grant.

2020-KK-00177 STATE OF LOUISIANA  VS.  KYLE JOEKEL (Parish of St. John the Baptist)
Genovese, J., would grant.

Stay denied. Writ application denied:

2020-CK-00165 STATE OF LOUISIANA IN THE INTEREST OF G.T.K., JR. (Parish of St. Tammany)

 

On the 31st day of January, 2020 the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

Writ application granted. See per curiam:

2020-KK-00124 STATE OF LOUISIANA  VS.   LEROY JACKSON (Parish of Orleans Criminal)

Stay denied. Writ application denied:

2020-KK-00168 STATE OF LOUISIANA  VS.  NATHANIEL PAUL (Parish of Orleans Criminal)

 

On the 1st day of February, 2020 the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

Stay denied. Writ application denied:

2020-KK-00199 STATE OF LOUISIANA  VS.  IREAL MCKAY (Parish of Orleans Criminal)
Weimer, J., would grant.
Crain, J., would grant.

 

On the 2nd day of February, 2020 the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

Stay denied. Writ application denied:

2020-KD-00204 STATE OF LOUISIANA  VS.  KYLE JOEKEL (Parish of St. John the Baptist)

 

On the 4th day of February, 2020 the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

Stay denied. Writ application denied:

2020-KD-00209 STATE OF LOUISIANA  VS.  KYLE JOEKEL (Parish of St. John the Baptist)

 

On the 7th day of February, 2020 the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

Writ application denied:

2020-C-00226 ARTHUR LEONARD SEALY, III  VS.  JASON TREVOR BROWN (Parish of Bossier)
Hughes, J., would grant.

 

On the 10th day of February, 2020 the following action was taken by the Supreme Court of Louisiana in the case(s) listed below:

Writ application granted. See per curiam:

2019-KP-01008 STATE OF LOUISIANA  VS.  KERNELL MONETTE (Parish of Orleans Criminal)
Johnson, C.J., would deny and assigns reasons.
Hughes, J., would deny.

2019-C-01854 DESELLE MILTON-GUSTAIN AND DONELL GUSTAIN  VS.  THE SALVAGE STORE, INC. AND COVINGTON SPECIALTY INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Jefferson)
Weimer, J., dissents and assigns reasons.

2019-KK-01907 STATE OF LOUISIANA   VS.   CHRYSTAL CLUES-ALEXANDER (Parish of St. Martin)
Crichton, J., additionally concurs and assigns reasons.

Joint petition for interim suspension granted. See order:

2020-B-00167 IN RE: TIMOTHY FRENCH UPTON

Joint petition for consent discipline accepted. See per curiam:

2019-B-01700 IN RE: DEMETRIE ELIJAH FORD

Deferred suspension made executory. See per curiam:

2019-B-01874 IN RE: JERRY L. SETTLE

Denied:

2019-OB-01997 IN RE: APPEAL OF THE DECISION OF THE DISCIPLINARY BOARD NO: 19-PDB-070

Writ application denied - Untimely filed pursuant to La.S.Ct.R. X § 5.:

2019-KH-01005 PIERRE WEATHERSPOON  VS.  STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

Application for reconsideration denied:

2019-OB-01502 IN RE: APPEAL OF THE DECISION OF THE DISCIPLINARY BOARD 19-PDB-032

Application for rehearing denied:

2019-KK-01352 STATE OF LOUISIANA   VS.  CAMERON P. WILLIAMS (Parish of St. Tammany)
Crain, J., would grant.

2019-C-01449 SUCCESSION OF LEE MARK HANNA, JR. (Parish of Jackson)
Weimer, J., would grant.

Writ application denied. See per curiam:

2019-KH-00874 STATE OF LOUISIANA  VS.  JAMES ROGERS (Parish of Pointe Coupee)
Hughes, J., would grant.

2019-KH-00897 STATE OF LOUISIANA  VS.  SURCOREY D. ODUMS (Parish of Caddo)
Crichton, J., recused in case number 2019-KH-00897 only.

2019-KH-00900 STATE OF LOUISIANA  VS.  CHEVROUN SMITH (Parish of Orleans Criminal)

2019-KH-00924 STATE OF LOUISIANA  VS.  GREGORY WAYNE MYLES (Parish of Caddo)
Crichton, J., recused in case number 2019-KH-00924 only.

2019-KH-01004 STATE OF LOUISIANA  VS.  DANIEL PAZ (Parish of Jefferson)

2019-KH-01012 STATE OF LOUISIANA  VS.  COREY D. FACIANE (Parish of Jefferson)

Writ application denied:

2019-KH-00095 SHAWN MARTIN  VS.  STATE OF LOUISIANA (Parish of Jefferson)

2019-KH-00681 STATE OF LOUISIANA  VS.  AARON JONES (Parish of Orleans Criminal)
Hughes, J., would grant.

2019-K-00719 STATE OF LOUISIANA  VS.  BRITTANY SPRUELL  C/W  STATE OF LOUISIANA  VS.  COREY R. SPANN, JR. (Parish of West Carroll)
Hughes, J., would grant.

2019-K-00747 STATE OF LOUISIANA  VS.  DEMETRI ROBINSON (Parish of West Baton Rouge)
Crain, J., recused in case number 2019-K-00747 only.

2019-K-00752 STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. BRITTANY SPRUELL  C/W  STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. COREY R. SPANN, JR. (Parish of West Carroll)

2019-KH-00804 STATE OF LOUISIANA  VS.  TERRANCE LYNN JOHNSON (Parish of Caddo)

2019-KH-00806 STATE OF LOUISIANA  VS.  RICHARD L. KING, JR. (Parish of St. Tammany)
Hughes, J., recused in case number 2019-KH-00806 only.

2019-KH-00904 STATE OF LOUISIANA  VS.  JOE WASHINGTON (Parish of East Baton Rouge)
Crain, J., recused in case number 2019-KH-00904 only.

2019-KO-00927 STATE OF LOUISIANA  VS.  BRANDON L. PIKE (Parish of Jefferson)

2019-KH-00969 STATE OF LOUISIANA  VS.  EDWARD JAMES MCKINNEY (Parish of Caddo)

2019-KH-00996 STATE OF LOUISIANA  VS.  JOHN VINCENT SPANO (Parish of Caddo)

2019-KH-00997 STATE OF LOUISIANA  VS.  RONNIE YORK (Parish of Caddo)

2019-K-01045 STATE OF LOUISIANA  VS.  TAUREAN LAMAR THOMAS (Parish of Caddo)
Crichton, J., recused in case number 2019-K-01045 only.

2019-CC-01789 MICHAEL MCGEE, LORAE BURNETT AND DONTAE JACKSON   VS.   STATE FARM MUTUAL AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COMPANY, ALEX ALLEN AND STATE NATIONAL INSURANCE COMPANY (Parish of Orleans Civil)
Crichton, J., would grant and assigns reasons.

2019-KK-01853 STATE OF LOUISIANA   VS.  MANKIE NEELY (Parish of Orleans Criminal)
Hughes, J., would grant.

2019-KK-01857 STATE OF LOUISIANA  VS.  JANET DIMAS OLVEDA (Parish of Calcasieu)

2019-KK-01867 STATE OF LOUISIANA   VS.  CORNELL AUGUSTINE (Parish of Orleans Criminal)
Hughes, J., would grant.

2019-C-01886 GLOBAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS, L.L.C.   VS.  CHEVRON U.S.A. INC., EXXON MOBIL CORPORATION, KEY PRODUCTION COMPANY, INC., SEAL ENERGY COMPANY, AND WARREN OPERATING COMPANY (Parish of West Baton Rouge)
Crain, J., recused. Assigns an affidavit for the record.
Crichton, J., dissents from the recusal of Justice Crain and assigns reasons.
Boddie, J., dissents as to the recusal of Justice Crain.

2019-CC-01922 APRIL MARKIEWICZ, WIFE OF/AND MARK MARKIEWICZ  VS.  SUN CONSTRUCTION, LLC; PENN MILL LAKES, LLC; AND COOPER ENGINEERING, INC., A PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING CORPORATION  C/W  JANET SHEA, WIFE OF/AND ALPHONSE SHEA  VS.  SUN CONSTRUCTION, LLC, SUNRISE CONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT, LLC, PENN MILL LAKES, LLC, AND COOPER ENGINEERING, INC., A PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING CORPORATION  C/W  PATRICIA GRANT, WIFE OF/AND RICHARD GRANT, ET AL., INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF ALL OTHERS SIMILARLY SITUATED  VS.  SUN CONSTRUCTION, L.L.C., PENN MILL LAKES, L.L.C., SUNRISE CONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT, L.L.C., AND COOPER ENGINEERING, INC., A PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING CORPORATION, ET AL. (Parish of St. Tammany)
Crain, J., recused in case number 2019-CC-01922 only.

2019-KK-01944 STATE OF LOUISIANA   VS.   RONALD EDWARDS (Parish of Orleans Criminal)

2019-CC-01945 CALVIN J. HILL, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS THE EXECUTOR OF THE SUCCESSION OF ELNORA J. HILL  VS.  TMR EXPLORATION, INC., PARK EXPLORATION, INC., AND VITOL RESOURCES, INC. (Parish of West Baton Rouge)
Crain, J., recused in case number 2019-CC-01945 only.

2019-CC-01956 APRIL MARKIEWICZ, WIFE OF/AND MARK MARKIEWICZ  VS.  SUN CONSTRUCTION, LLC, PENN MILL LAKES, LLC, AND COOPER ENGINEERING, INC., A PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING CORPORATION  C/W  JANET SHEA WIFE OF/AND ALPHONSE SHEA  VS.  SUN CONSTRUCTION, LLC, SUNRISE CONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT, LLC, PENN MILL LAKE, LLC, AND COOPER ENGINEERING, INC., A PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING CORPORATION  C/W  PATRICIA GRANT, WIFE OF/AND RICHARD GRANT, ET AL., INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF ALL OTHERS SIMILARLY SITUATED  VS.   SUN CONSTRUCTION, L.L.C., PENN MILL LAKE, L.L.C., SUNRISE CONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT, L.L.C., AND COOPER ENGINEERING, INC., A PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING CORPORATION, ET AL. (Parish of St. Tammany)
Crain, J., recused in case number 2019-CC-01956 only.

2019-CC-01960 CARROLL J. AUCOIN, JR., TONIE A. AUCOIN, AND AUCOIN HOMESTEAD, L.L.C.  VS.  BAYOU LAFOURCHE FRESH WATER DISTRICT, LOUISIANA COASTAL PROTECTION AND RESTORATION AUTHORITY, CH2M HILL, INC. AND F. MILLER CONSTRUCTION, LLC (Parish of Assumption)
Crain, J., recused in case number 2019-CC-01960 only.
Weimer, J., recused in case number 2019-CC-01960 only.

2019-CC-01961 DONALD J. ROUSE, JR., DONALD J. ROUSE, SR., THOMAS B. ROUSE, ALLISON ROUSE ROYSTER, AND ROUSE'S ENTERPRISES, LLC  VS.  K & F RESTAURANT HOLDINGS, LTD. D/B/A IZZO'S ILLEGAL BURRITO, K & F RESTAURANT OPERATIONS, LLC, G & O PIZZA HOLDINGS, LTD. D/B/A LIT PIZZA, G & O RESTAURANT OPERATIONS, LLC, AND OSVALDO FERNANDEZ (Parish of Lafourche)
Crain, J., recused in case number 2019-CC-01961 only.

2019-CC-01968 BR TANK, LLC  VS.  MERIDIAN CHEMICALS, LLC, RJ'S TRANSPORTATION, LLC, AND HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. (Parish of East Baton Rouge)
Crain, J., recused in case number 2019-CC-01968 only.

2019-KK-01972 STATE OF LOUISIANA  VS.  FRANK CHRISTMAS (Parish of Orleans Criminal)

2019-CC-01973 BRENDON BANKS, SR. HUSBAND OF/AND CHALAI BANKS   VS.   PROGRESSIVE PALOVERDE INSURANCE COMPANY AND RLH INVESTMENTS, LLC (Parish of Orleans Civil)

2019-C-01977 LANDCO CONSTRUCTION, LLC   VS.   PRECISION CONSTRUCTION & MAINTENANCE, LLC, MAPP CONSTRUCTION, AND KIRSHMAN, LLC (Parish of East Baton Rouge)
Crain, J., recused in case number 2019-C-01977 only.

2019-CC-01979 KEVIN MICHAEL LACOUR, AS CURATOR FOR HANNAH LEMOINE MILLER, ET AL.  VS.  HORACE L. MITHCELL, M.D., AND ALLEN JOSEPH, M.D. (Parish of East Baton Rouge)

2019-CC-01980 PATRICIA ABADIE   VS.   LOUISIANA FARM BUREAU CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY, GEORGE SMITH, INDIVIDUALLY AND IN THE PROCEDURAL CAPACITY OF HIS MINOR SON, HUNTER SMITH (Parish of Tangipahoa)
Crain, J., recused in case number 2019-CC-01980 only.

2019-CC-01983 SANJANETTE RIXNER   VS.  JEFFERSON PARISH HOSPITAL SERVICE DISTRICT #2 D/B/A EAST JEFFERSON GENERAL HOSPITAL (Office of Worker’s Compensation, District 7)
Johnson, C.J., would grant.
Hughes, J., would grant.

2019-CC-01988 COREY TREAS, PLAINTIFF, DEFENDANT IN RECONVENTION, RESPONDENT   VS.  CHANTAL KOERNER, DEFENDANT, PLAINTIFF IN RECONVENTION, APPLICANT (Parish of Orleans Civil)

2019-C-02014 IDA HAWKINS, CHARLOTTE HAWKINS, AND CHRISTOPHER HAWKINS INDIVIDUALLY AND IN THEIR REPRESENTATIVE CAPACITIES OF THE MINOR CHILDREN S.L., E.L., C.H., AND C.H.  VS.  THE SCHUMACHER GROUP OF LOUISIANA, INC., CLINICAL PARTNERS-LOUISIANA, PLLC, ANDRE LEBLANC MEDICAL CONSULTANTS, LLC, MOREHOUSE PARISH HOSPITAL SERVICE DISTRICT d/b/a MOREHOUSE GENERAL HOSPITAL, ANDRE MICHEL LEBLANC, CRNA, DR. DANIEL UMOH, DR. JANOS GUOTH, LINDA RICHARD, CRT, BRIDGET HUMPHREY MAJOR, LPN, FLETA STELL, RN, ADAM CLAMPIT, RN, AND TERESA HANKINS, RN (Parish of Morehouse)
Crain, J., would grant.

2019-C-02017 WALTER C. DUMAS AND WALTER C. DUMAS & ASSOCIATES, INC.  VS.  STATE OF LOUISIANA, BOARD OF ETHICS, BOB McANELLY CHAIRMAN, DR. LOUIS LEGGIO, VICE-CHAIRMAN, DIANNE MOUTON-ALLEN, L. LAWRENCE BRANDON, JR., CHARLES EMILE "PEPPI" BRUNEAU, JR., EDWARD B. DITTMER, DR. JOHN M. MEINERT, REV. JOSE I. LAVASTIDA, LA KOSHIA R. ROBERTS, AND LIDDELL SMITH (Parish of East Baton Rouge)
Crain, J., recused in case number 2019-C-02017 only.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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