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TORTS

1.Knowledge of a bad result in litigation is not "discovery" of legal malpractice.
Teague v. St. Paul Fire and Marine Ins. Co., 07-C-1384 (La. 2/1/08) [20 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 16, Issue 2
          Plaintiff, Michael A. Teague, M.D., who was sued by his patient for medical malpractice, filed this suit against his defense attorneys for l... view full summary
BAR / DISCIPLINARY / ETHICS

2.Judicial discipline imposed.
In re: Justice of the Peace Jamie Frederic-Braud, 2007-O-1909 (1/25/2008) [12 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 16, Issue 2
          Respondent Justice of the Peace Frederic-Braud assumed the office on January 1, 1997 and has served in this position continuously since then... view full summary
CIVIL PROCEDURE

3.Unconstitutionality of a statute must be raised in a pleading; appeal dismissed.
Stacy Michael Meaux v. Lucille Galtier, 07-CA-2474 (La. 1/25/2008) [2 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 16, Issue 2
          Defendants moved for direct appeal pursuant to La. Const. art. V, S 5(D), on the ground that the district court declared La. Civ. Code art. ... view full summary
4.Court does not have direct supervisory jurisdiction over state agency subpoenas.
In re: John Rombach, 07-O-2457 (La. 2/1/08) [2 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 16, Issue 2
          Relators are Louisiana legislators who were issued subpoenas by the Louisiana Board of Ethics. Relators applied for supervisory relief pursu... view full summary
CRIMINAL

5.Mental retardation determination on remand not tried to jury; overruling recent precedent.
State v. James Dunn 07-KK-0878 (La. 1/25/08) [8 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 16, Issue 2
          Defendant Dunn was convicted by a jury of two counts of first degree murder, and sentenced to death. On direct review, the Court remanded th... view full summary
6.Charging defendant with a "non-offense" harmless error.
State v. Timothy E. Robertson, 06-K-1537 (La. 1/16/08) [16 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 16, Issue 2
          Defendant appeals his conviction of operation of a clandestine laboratory for the unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine, second offender s... view full summary
7.Child pornography: Each sexual act and each child is a separate count.
State v. Leon D. Fussell, 06-K-2595 (La. 1/16/08) [25 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 16, Issue 2
          Defendant was indicted on 19 counts of intentional possession of pornography involving juveniles, in violation of La.R.S. Section 14:81.1(A)... view full summary