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JUVENILE

1.Videotaped statement of minor may not be shown to expert or investigator.
State, In the Interest of A.M., 2008-CK-2493 (La. 11/21/08) [6 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 16, Issue 11
          In this juvenile proceeding involving rape of an 8-year-old, with a 12-year-old witness, defendant moved to have both defense counsel and hi... view full summary
CIVIL PROCEDURE

2.Late writ application should have been considered by the court of appeal.
State v. Kathryn Goppelt, 08-OK-0576 (La. 10/31/08) [3 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 16, Issue 11
          Relator, Kathryn Goppelt, seeks relief from the court of appeal's order denying as "not considered" her application to review her conviction... view full summary
CRIMINAL

3.Prior finding of incompetency does not shift the burden from defendant in subsequent hearing.
State v. Gibson, 08-K-0741 (La. 11/10/08) [10 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 16, Issue 11
          The State charged defendant by bill of information with aggravated assault on a police officer, La.R.S. S 14:37.2. On two occasions, in Febr... view full summary
4.Nervousness upon seeing police creates reasonable suspicion.
State v. Chanh Huynh 08-KK-1628 (La. 11/10/08) [4 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 16, Issue 11
          The State seeks review of an order suppressing evidence. Called to the scene of a fight, the police officer testified that he observed defen... view full summary
5.Death penalty for rape unconstitutional.
State v. Kennedy, 05-KA-1981 (La. 11/21/08) [1 p.]
From LSCR Volume 16, Issue 11
          In the Court's previous opinion in State v. Patrick Kennedy, 05-KA-1981 (La. 5/22/07) [reported in June, 2007 LSCR], the Court affirmed the ... view full summary
ADMINISTRATIVE

6.Police department ordered to reinstate officer; calculation of back pay depends upon date of medical release to duty.
Shawn Madison v. Department of Police, 2007-C-2405 (La. 10/31/08) [2 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 16, Issue 11
          Previously, on writ of certiorari in this case, the Court issued an opinion upholding a New Orleans Civil Service Commission ("Civil Service... view full summary