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CONTRACTS

1.Broad authority given father by way of son's military form included action for reinternment of son's remains.
Eugene J. Sonnier II v. Catholic Diocese of Lafayette, 2016-C-0839 (La. 10/28/16)[]
From LSCR Volume 24, Issue 11

          Eugene J. "Trey" Sonner, III, served in the United States Airforce and completed a "Form 93," including a designation... view full summary
MEDICAL MALPRACTICE

2. Amendment to MRP claim continued suspension of prescription as to all solidary obligors.
Carolyn Correro v. Dr. Jose L. Ferrer, 2016-C-0861 (La. 10/28/16) [9 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 24, Issue 11

          On April 23, 2011, plaintiff underwent surgery at Glenwood Medical Center after fracturing her left hip. The surgeon, Dr. Jose Ferr... view full summary
JUVENILE

3.Mandatory reporter of abuse provisions do not apply to priests hearing sacramental confessions.
Robert D. Mayeux v. George J. Charlet, Jr., 2016-CA-1463 (La. 10/28/16) [17 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 24, Issue 11

          Plaintiffs filed a petition alleging that their daughter, Rebecca, suffered damages as a result of inappropriate sexual acts perp... view full summary
4.Split Court recalls writ in dispute between biological and foster parents.
Jeremy George v. Robbie Dugas, 2016-CJ-0710 (La. 11/07/16) [25 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 24, Issue 11

          Summer and Jeremy George are the biological parents of three minor children. The children were removed from their home in 2010 and... view full summary
CRIMINAL

5.Court remands three cases for resentencing in light of Montgomery/Miller.
State v. Kyle Alexander, 2015-OK-1879 (La. 10/28/16) [4 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 24, Issue 11

          In this case the Court remanded to the 23rd JDC, Parish of Assumption, for resentencing of defendant pursuant to La. Code Crim... view full summary
6.District court's flawed Batson analysis requires new trial for defendant facing death sentence for murder of his one-year-old son.
State v. Rodricus Crawford, 2014-KA-2153 (La. 11/16/16) [48 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 24, Issue 11

          Roderius "Bobo" Lott was born in February 2011 to Lakendra Lott and defendant. Bobo lived with his mother in a home be... view full summary
7.Court orders post-conviction hearing regarding alleged recantation of armed robbery victim.
State Ex Rel. Trivenskey Odom, 2016-KH-0875 (La. 11/02/16) [3 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 24, Issue 11

          Defendant was convicted of a 2011 armed robbery in Shreveport and sentenced to sixty- five years' imprisonment without benef... view full summary
8.Court remands for DNA testing in 1976 kidnapping case.
State v. Richard Durr, 2015-KP-1735 (La. 11/02/16) [4 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 24, Issue 11

          Defendant was convicted of aggravated kidnapping and simple kidnapping after he and another man forcibly took two young ... view full summary
9.Court remands for evidentiary hearing on defendant's post-conviction claim of actual innocence of 2009 armed robbery.
State v. Kerry J. Paul, 2015-KP-2278 (La. 11/02/16) [1 p.]
From LSCR Volume 24, Issue 11

          Defendant was convicted of the 2009 armed robbery of Melvin's Bar in New Orleans. He was sentenced as a third fe... view full summary
10.District court erred in granting defendant out-of-time appeal on ineffective appellate assistance claim.
State v Brian Keith Thomas, 2015-KO-1110 (La. 11/18/16) [2 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 24, Issue 11

          Defendant was convicted of attempted second degree murder resulting from a 2007 shooting in Ville Platte and was s... view full summary
11.Court of appeal erred in remanding for fee/sanction determination, when none had been requested in district court.
State v. Kevin Sceau, 2016-KK-1638 (La. 11/18/16) [9 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 24, Issue 11

          Defendant in Orleans Parish Municipal Court sought to obtain medical records pertaining to possible pre-existing injuries to... view full summary
12.Court reverses court of appeal on probable cause determinations.
State v. Joseph Kemp, 2016-KK-1370 (La. 11/29/16) [10 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 24, Issue 11

          This case was consolidated with State v. Chris Mansion, 2016-KK-137. After a preliminary hearing, the district court found no proba... view full summary