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DOMESTIC RELATIONS

1.Parent's application to relocate not in best interest of children.
Curole v. Curole, 2002-C-1891 (La. 10/15/02) [13 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 10, Issue 10
G.C. and M.C. divorced and were awarded joint custody of their children, N.C. and E.C. G.C. was the custodial parent. The divorce and custody issues were frequently contentious. G.C. applied for perm... view full summary
CRIMINAL

2.Failure to hold competence hearing nullifies murder conviction.
State ex rel. Seals v. State, 00-KP-2738 (La. 10/25/02) [10 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 10, Issue 10
Defendant was indicted in 1991 for first-degree murder of a cab driver during the course of an armed robbery. Prior to trial, defendant moved for a psychiatric evaluation to determine competence to s... view full summary
3.Failure to disclose Brady material improper; conviction vacated.
State v. Richard Kemp, 00-K-2228 (La. 10/15/02) [9 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 10, Issue 10
Defendant was convicted in the shooting death of "Boo" Landry, who was attempting to mediate a fistfight between Landry's brother and defendant's friend. The decedent, Landry, was a large man who was... view full summary
4.Guest in house convicted of constructive possession.
State v. Toups, 2001-K-1875 (La. 10/15/02) [8 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 10, Issue 10
Defendant Toups was in the house with codefendant Williams when the police executed a search warrant for Williams's home. Both individuals were seated three feet from a coffee table, engaged in conve... view full summary
5."Imperfect" guilty plea transcript acceptable for habitual offender sentencing.
State v. Zachary, 01-KK-3191 (La. 10/25/02) [6 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 10, Issue 10
Defendant was originally indicted with another individual on first-degree murder, but eventually faced trial for obstruction of justice. After a guilty verdict, the state filed an habitual offender b... view full summary