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1.18th JDC judge suspended from office for one year.
In re: Judge J. Robin Free, 2016-O-0434 (La. 06/29/16) [63 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 24, Issue 7

          Respondent is Judge J. Robin Free of the Eighteenth Judicial District Court for the Parishes of Iberville, Pointe Cou... view full summary
2.18th JDC judge suspended from office for fifteen days.
In re: Judge James J. Best, 2015-O-2096 (La. 06/29/16) [22 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 24, Issue 7

          Respondent is Judge James J. Best of the Eighteenth Judicial District Court for the Parishes of Iberville, Pointe Coupe... view full summary
3.Pointe Coupee justice of the peace removed from office.
In re: Justice of the Peace J. Roosevelt Gremillion, 2016-O-0054 (La. 06/29/16) [31 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 24, Issue 7

          Respondent is Justice of the Peace J. Roosevelt Gremillion of District Seven, Pointe Coupee Parish. The Judiciary Commission found he ... view full summary
WORKERS' COMPENSATION

4.Healthcare provider limited to recovery of $750 for prescriptions but entitled to sanctions and attorney's fees against workers' comp payor.
Lafayette Bone and Joint Clinic v. Louisiana United Business SIF, 2015-C-2137 c/w 2015-C-2138 (La. 06/29/16) [26 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 24, Issue 7

          Two employees were treated by physicians at Lafayette Bone and Joint Clinic (the Clinic) and prescribed medications th... view full summary
CRIMINAL

5.Defendant's illegally lenient sentence not correctable by court of appeal on errors patent review.
State v. Ashaki Kelly, 2015-K-0484 (La. 06/29/16) [19 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 24, Issue 7

          Defendant was charged with three counts of aggravated rape of a juvenile under the age of thirteen and two counts of oral sexual batte... view full summary
6.Court upholds statute precluding lack of knowledge of child's age as defense to child sex trafficking.
State v. Dominick Sims, 2015-KA-2163 (La. 06/29/16) [13 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 24, Issue 7

          Defendant was charged with violating La. R.S. Section 14:46.3, which makes illegal the trafficking of children for sexual purposes. Se... view full summary
7.Defendant's inculpatory rap video could be admitted into evidence.
State v. Markeisha Lewis, 2016-KD-1361 (La. 07/19/16) [2 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 24, Issue 7

          Defendant was charged with second degree murder, conspiracy to possess xanax, and obstruction of justice. She filed a motion to quash ... view full summary