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CIVIL PROCEDURE

1.Petition for nullity did not exceed jury trial threshold of $50,000.
Michelle Domingue v. Imperial Management Corp. d/b/a Imperial Fire & Casualty Company, 2016-CC-2108 (La. 02/17/17) [2 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 25, Issue 2
     Plaintiffs filed a petition to annul a prior judgment in an action that they had filed against defendant. Defendant asserted a right to a jury trial on the petition for nu... view full summary
INSURANCE

2.Sheriff's Department's professional liability policy did not provide coverage for officer's fall from allegedly defective chair.
Jackie Doucet v. Darwin Select Insurance Co., 2016-C-1989 (La. 02/03/17) [5 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 25, Issue 2
     Plaintiff was employed as a deputy sheriff for the Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Department when he was injured in the course and scope of his employment. While he was s... view full summary
CRIMINAL

3.District court should not have suppressed defendant's pre-arrest and voluntary post-arrest statements.
State v. Jamal Fletcher, 2017-KK-0135 (La. 01/25/17) [2 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 25, Issue 2
     Defendant was arrested following a traffic stop. He filed a motion to suppress all statements he made to the police. The district court granted the motion, co... view full summary
4.Officer who was victim of crime was not required to testify at pre-trial hearing.
State v. Shawn Bart, 2017-KK-0038 (La. 02/02/17) [5 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 25, Issue 2
     Defendant was charged with first degree attempted murder of a police officer and aggravated assault with a firearm upon a peace officer. Defendant requested a ... view full summary
5.Case was pending for purposes of bail jumping without filing of indictment or information.
State v. John C. Broyard, 2016-K-0102 (La. 02/10/17) [3 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 25, Issue 2
     On January 26, 2014, defendant was arrested on two counts of illegal possession of stolen things in violation of La. R.S. Section 14:69(A). The following day he appeared i... view full summary
6.In light of Miller/Montgomery, Court remands for re-sentencing of defendant facing life sentence for murder committed as a juvenile.
State Ex Rel. Rontrell Wise, 2015-KH-0224 (La. 02/17/17) [1 p.]
From LSCR Volume 25, Issue 2
     Defendant was convicted in Assumption Parish for the 2006 second degree murder of Dantrell Anderson and sentenced to life in prison without benefit o... view full summary
7.Court reverses grant of motion to suppress evidence from pat-down.
State v. Devon Butler, 2016-KK-2183 (La. 02/17/17) [5 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 25, Issue 2
     Police officers observed defendant and another man, Fletcher, sitting in the parking lot of a closed service station. Fletcher met the description of the suspect ... view full summary
8.District court should have suppressed evidence stemming from warrantless search of Louisiana Prescription Monitoring Program.
State v. Bobby L. Brock, 2015-K-2165 (La. 02/24/17) [3 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 25, Issue 2
     Defendant presented a prescription for oxycodone and xanax at a pharmacy in Angie, Louisiana. A pharmacy employee became suspicious and requested a re... view full summary
9.Court reinstates recusal of Orleans Parish District Attorney in case in which judge was victim of crime.
State v. Joshua Stemle, 2016-KK-2266 (La. 02/24/17) [5 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 25, Issue 2
     Defendant, an Alabama attorney, was charged in Orleans Parish with a felony count of home invasion after allegedly entering the French Quarter courty... view full summary