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1.Judge disciplined for discourtesy to unrepresented litigants.
In re: Ellender, 09-O-0736 (La. 7/1/09) [18 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 17, Issue 8
          Respondent was elected to the Thirty-Second Judicial District Court for the Parish of Terrebonne in 1982, and has been re-elected five times... view full summary
2."Hybrid" contingency fee agreement was unfair to client; discipline imposed.
In re: Curry, 2008-B-2557 (La. 7/1/09) [34 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 17, Issue 8
          This case involves the "very complex" relations between a law firm and a client over 15 years, resulting in a "hybrid contingency fee" contr... view full summary
CRIMINAL

3.Use of handcuffs did not transform investigatory stop into an arrest.
State v. Palmer, 2009-KK-0044 (La. 7-1-09) [11 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 17, Issue 8
          Charged by bill of information with possession of a Schedule III controlled substance with intent to distribute, La.R.S. Section 40:968(A), ... view full summary