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BAR / DISCIPLINARY / ETHICS

1.Justice of the peace suspended without pay for handling of small claims case.
In Re: Justice of the Peace Mary Foret, 2014-O-0526 (La. 05/23/14) [8 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 22, Issue 6

          Before and while she presided over a small claims case, Lafourche Parish Justice of the Peace Mary Foret engaged in numerous ex parte ... view full summary
PROPERTY

2.Cash sale deed language limited interest sold in property.
Virgil Mason v. Exco Operating Company, 2014-C-426 (05/23/14) [5 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 22, Issue 6

          Virgil Mason inherited from his father, Willis Mason, a 1/125 interest and a 1/880 interest in a piece of immovable property. He then ... view full summary
JUVENILE

3.Delinquency adjudication reinstated; juvenile had not complied with plea agreement requiring good faith effort to obtain vocational training.
State in the Interest of E.C., 2013-CK-2483 (La. 06/13/14) [19 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 22, Issue 6

          By a petition of delinquency, defendant was charged with being a principal to second degree murder and armed robbery when he was fourt... view full summary
CRIMINAL

4.Lower courts erred in denying post-conviction request for DNA testing.
State v. Almetric Debrow, 2013-KP-1814 (La. 05/23/14) [1 p.]
From LSCR Volume 22, Issue 6

          Defendant was convicted of attempted armed robbery. The State's case rested on identification testimony, and defendant pre... view full summary
5.Blood alcohol test on unconscious defendant was reasonable, given collective knowledge of law enforcement investigating fatal car accident.
State v. Marcus Weber, 2013-K-1851 (La. 05/30/14) [6 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 22, Issue 6

          Defendant was in a truck with two other people when it collided with another vehicle, killing the driver of the other vehicle. After d... view full summary
6.Federal crime of bringing in and harboring certain aliens could not serve as basis for fourth felony offender adjudication.
State v. Frankie Baskin, 2013-KO-2747 (La. 06/13/14) [1 p.]
From LSCR Volume 22, Issue 6

          The district court sentenced defendant as a fourth felony offender for purposes of La. R.S. Section 15:529.1, based in ... view full summary