"Two contracts" defense contains no temporal requirement, resolving a split in the circuits.
Allen v. State, E rnest N. Morial - New Orleans Exhibition H all Auth., 02-C -1072 (La. 4/9/03) [16 pp.] From LSCR Volume 11, Issue 4
Defendant Convention Hall had a longstanding contract with Aramark to provide catering services for conventions. During a convention of ACE ... view full summary
Prescriptive period for claim for SEB is three years after payment of any indemnity; resolving a split in the circuits.
Durfresne v. Video Co-op, 2002-C -1147 (La. 4/9/03) [19 pp.] From LSCR Volume 11, Issue 4
Claimant was seriously injured on the job, received temporary total disability ("TTD") benefits for the next four months, and then received ... view full summary
Cutting off cross-examination of victim regarding drug plea held reversible error.
State v. Willia ms, 2002-K-1406 (La. 4/9/03) [9 pp.] From LSCR Volume 11, Issue 4
Defendant was identified as one of three men who invaded the trailer homes of victim Ancar and his sister, demanded drugs and money, and the... view full summary
Felon's failure to divest himself of weapon in borrowed car supports possession conviction.
State v. Dab ney, 2002-K-0934 (La. 4/9 /03) [7 pp.] From LSCR Volume 11, Issue 4
Defendan t, a previously-convicted felon, was convicted of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and possession of a firearm while i... view full summary
Where probable cause exists for holding an automobile to apply for a warrant, an immediate, warrantless search is justified.
State v. Thompson, 02-K-0333 (La. 4/9 /03) [11 pp.] From LSCR Volume 11, Issue 4
Police received a tip from an untested confidential informant that defendant was dealing illegal drugs at a house. The informant provided a ... view full summary
Quashing of multiple offender bill on ground of delay reversed.
State v. Toney, 02-K-0992 (La. 4/9 /03) [7 pp.] From LSCR Volume 11, Issue 4
Defendant was convicted of possession of cocaine with intent to distribute; and on the same day, the state filed a multiple offender bill ch... view full summary
Sex offenders must register; no waiver allowed.
State v. Patin, 2002-K-1126 (La. 4/9/03) [6 pp.] From LSCR Volume 11, Issue 4
Defendant was convicted of carnal knowledge of a juvenile, and petitioned the court for relief from the registration and notification requir... view full summary