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1.Court remands levee appropriation class action in light of recent opinion concerning compensation and attorney's fees.
Jason Adams v. South Lafourche Levee District, 2016-C-1423 (La. 06/29/17) [1 p.]
From LSCR Volume 25, Issue 6
     On March 31, 2017, the Court issued an opinion in South Lafourche Levee District v. Chad M. Jarreau, 2016-C-0788 (La. 03/31/17). (See LSCR Vol. 25, No. 4). Jarreau invo... view full summary

2.Court lacked appellate jurisdiction over constitutional challenge to medical treatment schedule.
Janice Barber v. Louisiana Workforce Commission, 2017-CA-0750 (La. 06/05/17) [2 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 25, Issue 6
     The 19th JDC, Parish of East Baton Rouge, enjoined the application of certain medical treatment schedule provisions in the Louisiana Workers' Compensation... view full summary

3.Defendant entitled to in camera inspection of victims' medical records.
State v. Abdellatif Devol, 2017-KK-0646 (La. 06/05/17) [1 p.]
From LSCR Volume 25, Issue 6
     Defendant was a third-year law student when charged in East Baton Rouge Parish with forcible rape, simple rape, and sexual battery. This opinion conc... view full summary
4.Defendant entitled to an evidentiary hearing as to whether his guilty plea was made knowingly and intelligently.
State v. Jacob Johnston, 2016-KO-1460 (La. 06/05/17) [2 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 25, Issue 6
     Defendant's teacher took defendant into his home to live with his family when defendant was seventeen. On a day that the teacher and his wife left defendant... view full summary
5.District court erred in resetting initial trial date after case transfer.
State v. Kenneth P. Landrieu, 2017-KK-0950 (La. 06/09/17) [3 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 25, Issue 6
     Defendant filed a motion to waive his right to a jury trial in the Criminal District Court for the Parish of Orleans. Pursuant to La. Code Crim. Proc. art. 7... view full summary
6.Habeas petitioner convicted of 1971 rape entitled to evidentiary hearing on Brady claim.
Wilbert Jones v. Darrel Vannoy, 2017-KP-0101 (La. 06/16/17) [6 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 25, Issue 6
     Petitioner was convicted of the 1971 abduction and rape of a young Baton Rouge General Medical Center nurse. He was sentenced to life in prison without benefit of parol... view full summary
7.Court remands in light of new legislation regarding parole eligibility for defendants who committed crimes as juveniles.
State v. Barry Pascual, 2016-KP-2167 (La. 06/29/17) [3 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 25, Issue 6
     Defendant was convicted of first degree murder in 1999 for a shooting that he committed in 1996. At the time of the murder, defendant was under the age of eighteen. By ... view full summary
8.District court confused issues of authentication and reliability regarding video evidence at preliminary hearing.
State v. Ronald Rice, Jr., 2017-KK-0446 (La. 06/29/17) [4 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 25, Issue 6
     The district court conducted a preliminary hearing to determine whether probable cause existed to support charges of attempted second degree murder and carjacking ag... view full summary