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1.Admission of victims' statements was warranted because defendant violated protective order and pressured victims not to testify.
State v. Pedro Aguilar, 2015-KK-1230 (La. 09/18/15) [2 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 23, Issue 9

          In this domestic violence matter, the State alleged that the victims, defendant's girlfriend and daughter, had recanted... view full summary

2.Court affirmed conviction and death sentence for first degree murder of pregnant woman whom defendant believed was carrying his child.
State v. Lamondre Tucker, 2013-KA-1631 (La. 09/01/15) [60 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 23, Issue 9

          In September 2008 Tavia Sills was nearly five months pregnant. A few weeks earlier, she had told defendant, then eighteen-years-old, t... view full summary
3.Court denied writ application by serial killer seeking post-conviction relief.
State v. Derrick Todd Lee, 2014-KP-2374 (La. 09/18/15) [11 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 23, Issue 9

          In 2004 an East Baton Rouge Parish jury unanimously found defendant guilty of the first degree murder of Charlotte Murray Pace and sen... view full summary
4.Exception to limitations period for applications for post-conviction relief was warranted based on affidavit of recanting witness.
State v. Duvander Hurst, 2015-KP-455 (La. 09/18/15) [2 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 23, Issue 9

          #Defendant's conviction for second degree murder and sentence of life imprisonment became final in 2002. He filed this application for... view full summary